Dates Milkshake is a tasty and healthy Milkshake that is quite easy to prepare with less ingredients. Dates provide instant energy whether consumed directly or when you consume them by preparing Milkshake out of them. When I was suffering from Haemoglobin deficiency, doctor suggested me to have 2-3 Dates everyday. Within a month my Haemoglobin level increased quite a bit. Many pregnant women suffer from this deficiency and doctors advise them to have Dates along with other Dry Fruits.
There are other health benefits to Dates – it helps achieve a balance in food intake, thereby helping people gain weight or lose depending on their needs. Nutrition and energy value in Dates helps gain weight. The high nutrition also helps reduce food intake in obese since Dates tend to fill the stomach quickly and stop overeating. It is often advised to consume 2-3 Dates a day to achieve good health. Dates are rich in natural fiber and good source of Calcium, Iron, Potassium and Magnesium. Soaking the Dates in water overnight and consumption of Dates with soaked water in the morning helps to relieve constipation. See here for more details on health benefits of Dates.
Ingredients for Dates Milkshake :
- Milk – 2 cups
- Dates – 10 pieces
- Sugar – 6 tea spoons
Total Time Taken : 4-5 hrs
How to Make Dates Milkshake:
- Soak dates in a glass of milk for 4-5 hours.
- Add sugar and remaining glass of milk to the soaked dates and grind it well in a mixer.
- Keep the prepared milk shake in a refrigerator for about half hour. Serve cool.