Vegan, Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Refined Sugar-free
A delicious, easy go-to snack or dessert!
Fresh dates (organic or medjool)- the number of dates will be determined by the number of people you're serving. For a snack- use 2
2tsp per date of 100% almond butter, tahini or other nut butter of choice
Sprinklings: activated buckwheat or loving earth buckini's, shredded or dessicated coconut, cinnamon
Slice dates lengthways & take pips out. Pair each date open so the sides sit apart slightly.
Scoop nut butter into the openings of each date.
Sprinkle with topping of choice
Serve as is or refrigerate until serving time.
* Option: Freeze a tray of these and eat cold! They play tricks on your mind and it tastes like a chewy caramel lollie! Delicious.
Did you know:
That by eating a healthy fat source i.e nuts, whilst consuming fruit, you will slow down the absorption/uptake of the sugar (contained in the fruit). This enables our bodies to have a better chance at utilising the energy from the fruit. It also helps to maintain a more even blood sugar balance, helping to decrease the big spikes & drops!
Add a healthy fat source to your fruits and higher carbohydrate containing veg, here are a few ideas: