This 3 Ingredient Strawberry Smoothie Recipe with Yogurt is great for adults. But it’s also one of the best clean eating recipes for kids around because it’s easily drinkable and easy to make ahead of time and store in the refrigerator. Below, you’ll find an easy recipe complete with nutrition facts and health benefits. I’ll also show you how versatile this recipe is; you can transform it into a veggie fruit smoothie or intentionally increase its protein content.
Dates Medjool Nutrition Profile:
Medjool dates are incredibly versatile, tasty, and healthy! Let’s look at the nutrition for 100 grams* of Medjool dates:
- 277 calories
- 1.8 grams of protein
- .15 grams of fat
- 75 carbohydrates
- 6.75 grams of dietary fiber
- 1 mg sodium
- 66.6 grams of sugar
- 64 mg of calcium
- 696 mg of potassium
Medjool dates also contain copper, magnesium, and Vitamin B6.
Since vegans and vegetarians are often don’t get enough calcium or B Vitamins, it’s helpful to add Medjool dates to their diets. You can learn more about how they impact your health in the 9 Life Changing Benefits of Dates. (Including how they can actually make pregnancy and labor easier!)
There are a few ways to do this. You can have a few raw dates by themselves, of course. They’re a great sweet treat with a low glycemic index rating!
But they’re also wonderfully delicious in recipes such as:
Mu Mu Muesli is an excellent plant-based food with Medjool dates. This organic cereal contains just 8 total ingredients. And it turns out that less is more when it comes to the best-tasting muesli recipe! But the whole grains, cranberries, and coconut add even more benefits. For a bizarre but fun way of understanding the health benefits of Mu Mu Muesli, check out 7 Reasons NOT to Eat Muesli.
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Dates are one of nature’s best kept secrets; they’re deliciously sweet, flavorful, and packed full of nutrients. A handful of dried dates by itself makes a great snack, but they’re also quite tasty in creamy yogurt parfaits, oatmeal, muesli, and mixed in with other whole foods. I’ve written this article to clue you in to some major health benefits of eating dates, including basic nutritional advantages, disease prevention, and even how daily consumption can encourage a healthier pregnancy!