As well as being very tasty, dates have numerous health benefits, including, lowering cholesterol, improving bone health, aiding digestion, improving skin and strengthening the nervous system.
Another benefit, is that dates are naturally sweet and lend themselves well to desserts, meaning you don’t need to add processed sugars.
Below are 5 date based desserts you can make yourself at home.
Date Caramel Balls
These dark chocolate energy balls not only look and taste good, they are packed with healthy, nutritional vitamins, minerals and fibre.
You will love them, your guests will love them and you can comfortably let your kids have them without worrying too much about them eating unhealthy sweets.
Mini Blueberry And Date Cheesecakes
These little no-bake, no cheese cakes are full of healthy medjool dates, oats, cashews and blueberries.
Easy to make, they are sure to be a hit, however you want to consume them, take them for lunch, or serve them at a dinner party with some additional blueberries and a vegan ice cream.
Sticky Date Pudding
No post about date desserts would be complete, without the inclusion of a sticky date pudding.
This is a traditional Aussie dessert that may not be known to overseas readers, but trust me, once you have had one, you will want it all the time.
Easy to make, if you can’t find the coconut blossom sugar, just substitute with brown sugar.
Raw Twix Bars
Twix bars are very popular and hard to come by, if you are a vegan. Luckily, this recipe allows you to enjoy the taste of a twix bar in a healthy, vegan alternative.
This recipe takes a bit of work, but the results are well worth the effort.
Raw Date Brownies
These are packed full of dates, in an easy, no-bake recipe that gives you all the chocolatey goodness in a healthy chocolate brownie.
As well as the health benefits of the dates, this recipe also includes your choice of cacao or cocoa powder, both of which provide further health benefits.
Give these a try, they are sure to be a hit.