Medjool dates are softer than their semi-dry Deglet Noor cousins and therefore, much easier to stuff with almonds. This healthy snack recipe can also be turned into an addictive appetizer by adding a little blue cheese to the stuffing.

Sara Haas, R.D.N., L.D.N.
Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2016




Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Stuff each date with an almond and roll in orange zest.


Nutrition Facts

149 calories; protein 1.4g 3% DV; carbohydrates 36.7g 12% DV; exchange other carbs 2.5; dietary fiber 3.5g 14% DV; sugars 32g; fat 1.4g 2% DV; saturated fat 0.1g 1% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 73.7IU 2% DV; vitamin c 0.7mg 1% DV; folate 8.8mcg 2% DV; calcium 38.4mg 4% DV; iron 0.5mg 3% DV; magnesium 33.2mg 12% DV; potassium 353.5mg 10% DV; sodium 13.3mg 1% DV; thiaminmg 3% DV.