CookingLight diet CookingLight diet
Photo: Greg Dupree
Active Time
5 Mins
Total Time
5 Mins
Yield
Serves 1 (serving size: about 2 1/3 cups)

This super-chocolaty smoothie is a tasty nondairy option. Dates offer up lots of richness and a caramel-like sweetness—naturally. As a bonus, they also boost fiber by about 2g. The smoothie recipe is designed to make just one serving, since weekday breakfasts are often solo meals; you can easily double the ingredients to serve 2

How to Make It

Step 1

Place dates in a small bowl; cover with hot water. Let stand 3 minutes or until softened; drain.

2. Place milk and dates in a blender; blend 30 seconds or until pureed. Add ice and remaining ingredients; blend 30 seconds or until smooth.

Step 2

Place milk and dates in a blender; blend 30 seconds or until pureed. Add ice and remaining ingredients; blend 30 seconds or until smooth.