Dates Are Nutritious and Delicious

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The palm date is a very old plant, having been around apparently for 50 million years according to fossil records. Archaeological evidence for cultivation goes back to 6000 BCE in and around the regions of Iraq. Dates are an amazing fruit. They can be convenient and nutritious at the same time. You can probably practically live on them since they contain so many essential nutrients. Plus, six dates have 1 gram of protein, 30 carbohydrate grams and almost no fat.   Since dates are nutritious and delicious they’re fun to cook and experiment with.

In addition to being super nutritious, dates have many added health benefits. Great article here about all the health benefits dates can provide.

 

8 Recipes with Dates

Roast Chicken with Dates, Olives and Capers

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Spaghetti with Dates, Oranges and Anchovies

 

Medjool Date and Nut Pasta

 

Date Tapenade

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Spicy Jalapeno and Chipotle Cheese Stuffed Medjool Dates

 

Medjool Date BBQ Sauce

dates are nutritious and delicious

 

Carrot Salad with Dates and Oranges

dates are delicious and nutritious

 

Lemon Date Relish

 

Pineapple and Date Relish

dates are nutritious and delicious

 

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