Orange Date Smoothie

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This is a great “pre-made” smoothie to have in the morning since the dates need to soak. Simply pour the almond milk over them, place in fridge, and add in the remaining ingredients in the morning. Dates are full of potassium, fiber, and magnesium all which aid in controlling blood sugar levels.

Orange Date Smoothie

  • 8-10 dried dates

  • 16 oz unsweetened almond milk

  • 1/3 cup oats

  • 2 tablespoons orange juice

  • 1 teaspoon orange zest

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

Coarsely chop dates. Place dates and oats into blender. Pour almond milk over them and allow to soak for at least 10 minutes (even longer is better). Blend on high for 30-60 seconds. Add in all remaining ingredients and blend until thoroughly combined. Sip and savor! Makes 2-3 servings.