What is Date-R-Day? Date-R-Day is the day my shipment of dates comes. I try to order them in 20-40lb batches from http://www.meccadatefarm.com and every time a shipment arrives I get very excited. What do I do with so many dates? I eat them like crazy. I’ll make smoothies using 20 of them or so at a time blended with Ice and this becomes a meal (Datorade). I’ll post up many smoothie recipes.

Dates are super sweet and highly nutritious and make a great meal or addition to any smoothie. Dates are a good source of sugar and fiber. They also contain essential minerals such as calcium, iron, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, magnesium and zinc. They also contains vitamins such as thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folate, vitamin A and vitamin K.

Dates are an awesome snack food while your out and needing that extra high carbohydrate energy boost. They are also great if your out running or cycling and you need a boost rather then reaching for gels or something just take a handful of dates with you.

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Dinner! 20 dates cup of blueberries 4 bananas + vitamix!