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Date Shake

Sweet, smooth and icy cold, this Date Shake is the perfect healthy afternoon snack. Made with just a handful of ingredients - banana, dates, and walnuts - this blend is a real treat!

Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword vegan shake
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 231 kcal


  • 1/3 cup walnuts, toasted
  • 4 large Medjool dates
  • 1/2 cup hot water
  • 1/8 tsp cinnamon
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla bean paste (or vanilla extract)
  • 1 large frozen banana
  • 1.5 cups ice


  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Toast walnuts on a baking sheet until slightly fragrant. Toss once to evenly toast. Approximately 8 minutes.

  2. Place pitted dates in hot water. Let soak for 10 minutes to soften.

  3. Blend walnuts, dates WITH their soaking liquid, vanilla, cinnamon, salt. They will form a paste.

  4. Add frozen banana + 1.5 cups ice. (adding more ice with make the shake less sweet)

  5. Divide between glasses and serve.

Nutrition Facts
Date Shake
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 231
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.