Breakfast Drinks Recipes

Best Smoothie You’ll Ever Taste

date smoothie

Smoothies are a perfect way to enjoy fruit during winter, because they’re best with frozen fruit (in my opinion) and offer variety even when not many fruits are in season.

Today, I had the best smoothie of my life.  The combination was unplanned, but ended up being flavorful, sweet, and exotic-tasting.  I don’t think I can make any other combo for the time being…I’m hooked on this one!

Best Smoothie You’ll Ever Taste
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Serves: 2
  • 5 pitted dates
  • 1 cup plain nonfat yogurt
  • 1 cup 1% milk or soymilk
  • 1 cup frozen pitted cherries
  • 1 cup frozen sliced peaches
  • 1 large frozen banana, cut into chunks
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • Pinch of cinnamon
  1. Combine dates, yogurt, and milk in a blender until smooth. Add remaining ingredients and pulse until the mixture is well-combined. This smoothie will be thick and is best eaten with a spoon. If you like a thinner, drinkable smoothie, use a fresh banana and/or thawed fruit. Enjoy!

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  • Teri Roughen
    February 24, 2012 at 7:02 am

    Ooooohhhh, thanks for this recipe. I’ve been doing smoothies since my cleanse and I’m getting tired of my mix. This looks so tasty! Teri

  • Deana
    February 24, 2012 at 8:49 am


  • Amelia
    February 24, 2012 at 9:10 am

    Dates remind me of you for some reason. I don’t even know if you like them but this smoothie is amazing!

  • Deana
    February 25, 2012 at 11:02 pm

    How funny! I do love them!

  • Millie
    March 3, 2012 at 6:39 pm

    Was this the smoothie you made for me? It was absolutely amazing!

  • Amelia
    March 4, 2012 at 8:16 pm

    Yes it is, Millie – I am obsessed!

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