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A Lightened-Up Milkshake
We've been seeing health-minded cooks sneak dates into everything from brownies to cookies lately, but these little nuggets of fiber, potassium and vitamins also do an excellent job sweetening and thickening milkshakes. Chloe Coscarelli, author of Chloe's Vegan Desserts, blends them with soy milk and dairy-free ice cream for a delicious and frothy liquid dessert.

Get the recipe: It's a Date! Shake