Super Simple Green Datorade

So glad I found this post! Been looking for a healthy breakfast to make in the morning when I don't have a lot of time, and this is the perfect replacement for a smoothie. Who knew that it would be datorade? So good!

Are you looking for something healthy to drink in the morning that is quick to make? Something that doesn't require a ton of ingredients?

Then this drink is for you.

What is Datorade?

Don't worry if you don't know! I had never heard of "datorade" until last year when my boyfriend introduced me to Freelee the Banana Girl on Youtube. It's basically just blended dates and water, which creates this really sweet and filling drink that is perfect for breakfast.

On a busy day, I'll whip this up for a quick breakfast on the way to work. It's very hydrating and I think is a great substitute for a traditional juice. Especially if you don't have an expensive juicer.

Freelee uses about 20 to 30 dates in her datorade, which I don't. If I could I would, but dates are pretty expensive and I'm on a budget. She also doesn't use any green powder, this was something I added to get more greens in my diet. The only other ingredients are water and ice.

For my greens I use Greener Grasses Alkalizer by HealthForce SuperFoods. I also recommend the Vitamineral Green Powder, which has more of a variety of greens in it, but is a lot more expensive. I'm really just looking to use this green powder as an additional supplement, not to replace my live greens so Greener Grasses is sufficient for me. I really love this company. Just reading the info on their bottles, you can tell how extremely passionate they are about the quality of their product. And it may sounds silly, but I love that they use glass bottles to store their powders and not plastic.

So glad I found this post! Been looking for a healthy breakfast to make in the morning when I don't have a lot of time, and this is the perfect replacement for a smoothie. Who knew that it would be datorade? So good!

How to Make Green Datorade

Ingredients:

Equipment:

I use the Vitamix 200 Series, but as long as you're using a high speed blender, that should do the job of blending the dates so there's not bits left over. Also, soaking the dates overnight will help with blending them.

Directions: 

  1. Remove pits from dates and add to blender.
  2. Add water, ice cubes and green powder.
  3. Blend until dates are completely pulverized.
  4. Enjoy.

I find the sweetness of the dates really overpowers the green powder. The flavor almost reminds me of green tea ice cream.


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