During the month of Ramadan, us Muslims consume a lot of dates when we break our fast. With the abundance of dates in most homes, it only felt right to repurpose the dates into a smoothie to drink in the morning before starting our fast. Dates have plenty of fiber and sugar to help replenish us and keep us fueled through the day.
- 1 banana
- 5 dates, pitted
- 1/2 cup low-fat Greek yogurt
- 1-2 teaspoons honey (optional)
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract or flavoring
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 3 ice cubes
- 1/2-1 cup milk of choice
Combine all the ingredients into a large blender and blend. Adjust the thickness by adding more or less milk, and adjust the sweetness by using more or less honey. Pour into a cup and enjoy!