Stuffed Snack. Remove the pit and add a nut—pecan, walnut, almond, or even peanut butter—for a filling snack!
Date Shake. Frappé fat-free vanilla, banana, or plain yogurt and dates in a blender for a delicious drink anytime of the day!
Bold Breakfast. Add and new texture and taste to hot or cold cereal. Just mix in diced dates and enjoy. Recipe: Heart Warming Oatmeal with Fruits and Nuts
Sweet Salad! Mix dates in with a salad of your choice!
Wrap & Enjoy! Wrap dates, tuna or chicken salad, and other vegetables into a whole wheat tortilla or pita. Recipe: Tuna Salad Wraps
Concoct a Trail Mix! Make your own trail mix by mixing dates in with your favorite nuts such as almonds, peanuts, pecans and walnuts and other dried fruits.
A Different Drizzle. Blend dates with a small amount of milk until smooth then drizzle over whole wheat waffles, oatmeal, or French toast.
Date Parfait! Brighten up your morning with a parfait filled with dates and all of your favorite fruits. Recipe: Tropical Sunrise Parfait
Diced … Over Dessert. Dice and serve dates with vanilla frozen yogurt or any of your favorite low-fat frozen yogurts.
A Great Date: Enjoy dates as they are!
See Nutrition Information for Dates
Fruit & Vegetable Nutrition Database
Key Nutrients Found in Fruits & Vegetables
Dietary Guidelines for Americans
Recipes: Fruit & Vegetable Recipe Database