Dates are a lovely fruit with so much potential, and they are generally utilized across the Middle East and North Africa. However, they can be eaten fresh and are consumed more due to their delicious flavor.
Many shoppers would pass the bags of Royal Dates in Riyadh at the supermarket without giving them a second thought. It's not that they didn't like them; they could not have known how else to use them besides as a snack. You might be surprised to learn that there are numerous ways to enjoy them. Give them a shot, and you'll see that the opportunities are almost limitless.
Here are our top 4 Recipes of Royal Date in Riyadh that use dates as a delicious fresh fruit, from blending them into a morning smoothie to slicing them for a salad topping to hiding them in the dessert.
1. Banana Dates Smoothie
A smoothie prepared from dates is one of the most effortless breakfast preparations. It provides the body with enough nutrition to go through the morning.
Ripe Bananas – Two
Pitted Fresh Dates – Quarter Cup
Almond Milk – Two Cups
Chia Seeds – Two Tea Spoons
Ground Cardamom – Half Teaspoon
Juiced Lime – Half Cut
Ice Cubes – Four
Ground Cinnamon – A Pinch
Salt – A Pinch
Procedure for Preparation:
This smoothie is simple to make; all you need to do is combine all the ingredients in a blender and process them at high speed. When it's smooth, remove it from the heat and serve it in two big glasses with a cinnamon garnish.
2. Breakfast Bars With Dates, Pistachios, And Coconut
Thanks to the Royal Organic Dates in Riyadh, these nut and fruit snacks have a velvety, fudgy flavor. Eat quickly as breakfast or as a mid-afternoon snack with mint tea. You can keep this stored for a month in an airtight container.
250g dates, pitted
25g rolled oats
80g shelled pistachios
1 tbsp water
1 tbsp honey
60g desiccated coconut
Method to Prepare:
1 Blend the dates in a food processor until rough paste forms. Add the oats, honey, water, shelled pistachios, and about half of the desiccated coconut. Re-blend until everything is well combined.
2 Pour the mixture out of the blender onto your work surface, then roll it into a rectangle with a thickness of about 2 cm. 10 equal bars can be cut from the rectangle. Once the remaining desiccated coconut has been poured into a bowl, roll the bars around it one at a time until they are all thoroughly covered.
3. Date-Tahini Salted Caramels
1 cup pitted dates
1/2 cup tahini
1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
2 tablespoons coconut oil (room temperature)
1/8 teaspoon fleur de sel or another finishing salt
Method to Prepare:
Combine the dates, coconut oil, tahini, and cardamom in a blender. You should have a thick, creamy, and highly smooth paste. Use a spatula to push the mixture into a loaf pan lined with parchment paper (or a similar-sized container). Sprinkle salt on top.
They are frozen till solid. Cut into bite-sized pieces after removing from the pan.
Keep in the freezer in an airtight container for up to a month.
4. Smoothie With Vegan Chocolate Dates
This smoothie only contains a few healthy, nourishing ingredients, but each sip feels luxurious and decadent.
2 cups unsweetened nut milk
4 fresh dates, pitted
2 medium frozen bananas
2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
2 tablespoons almond butter
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Method to Prepare:
Blend the nut milk and dates for 30 seconds on high speed, just long enough to break down the dates. Next, add the cinnamon, almond butter, chocolate powder, and bananas. About 45 more seconds of high-speed blending will make the mixture smooth and creamy.
Dates are excellent for use in general. Dates are the one food you cannot choose to exclude from your daily diet if you want to decrease the number of health concerns you experience due to the lack of nutrients in your diet. Try the above recipes to increase your appetite for dates and enhance your general health.