15 September 2008
Dates are especially rich in Calcium, Magnesium, Folic Acid and Vitamins B1 and B5. Dates are loaded with soluble fibre. This fibre prevents the rapid uptake of sugar which often gives rise to hypoglycaemia.
IDEA: Chop and add to cereals.
IDEA: Serve together with fresh cream.
IDEA: Add to the school lunch.
IDEA: Soak overnight in water or freshly-squeezed orange juice. Boil together with liquid and then whiz or mash and use as an all-natural jam.
IDEA: A must for camping, hiking and fishing trips.
IDEA: Chop and liquidize Dates together with milk or soya milk – use this naturally sweetened milk over porridge and cereals.