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Mocha Date Shake

Mocha Date Shake

Straight from Heaven!

Shakes and drinks are an inevitable part of our Ramadan. It adds up to our festivity and preparations of Iftar time. Date being a mandatory portion of Ramadan diet, has to be on my prior list to create extravagant recipe to cheer empty stomachs after long hours of fasting with a warm welcoming dose. This shake is undoubtedly a gala treat ! and you will  get indulged in it.

Here are the short list you will need:

-Dates 1/2 cup seeded

-Milk 1/2 cup

-Cream 1/4 cup

-Sugar/Brown sugar 2 tbsp

-Crushed ice

-Instant coffee 1 tsp

Method:

Just blend everything together except crushed ice.  Pour in glasses with ice on top as you like!

Enjoy every sip of  it.

Health benefit:

Dates are said to be a part of healthy diet. They consist of sugar, fats, proteins as well as many essential vitamins. If the dates are consumed with the paste of cucumber, one can easily come out from the problem of over-slimming. One kilogram of dates contains almost 3,000 calories. These calories alone are sufficient to meet the daily requirements of a human body.

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Ice Tea – So Refreshing!

Cool refreshing Ice teat – beat the heat!

In this hot summer, this is our home’s favorite and enjoyed by everyone a great refreshing drink you can have and also a smart substitute to regular tea or coffee.

 

Ingredients:

-Water

-Black tea ( of grains preferred )

-Sugar / honey / brown sugar

-Ice

-Lemon

-Fennel seeds 1/2 tsp

 

Method:

-Bring the water to boil  with fennel seeds (take one cup for almost 3 servings ) add black teat 2 tsp and brew it nicely. Cool and add cold water to make it serving for three. Add desired sweetness and and lemon juice. Serve with mint leaves if you like.

 

Health fact:

Black teas contain more complex flavonoids then green teas; specifically thearubigins and theaflavins.

 

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