A Holiday Date

We hope you haven’t had your fill of sweets just yet because we have a delicious treat for this week’s recipe. It’s simple, sweet and guaranteed to be a favorite amongst family and friends this holiday. Another bonus is it’s actually healthy too! We’re talking about Andrea Biethman’s recipe for a Healthy Date Caramel dip that uses dates as a substitute for processed caramel and we are not mad about it!

Dates are rich in various nutrients, fiber and antioxidants. Studies have found them to be a good source of energy and promote brain health by lowering inflammation in the brain. Sweet and good for you? Sign us up!

Our farm store is now offering bulk items so bring your own jar and come pick up some dates to make this yummy dip! You won’t regret it.

Healthy Date Caramel

by One Green Planet

Dairy Free, Soy Free, Vegan

Ingredients

  • 15 dates (give or take about 5 dates for consistency)

  • 6 tablespoons almond milk

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Preparation

  1. Add all ingredients to a blender and blend. If the mixture is too thick, add water 1 TBL at a time. If the mixture is too thin, and a couple of dates at a time. Chill for 30 minutes after blending to thicken up.