Everything You Wanted To Know About Date Syrup

All About Date Syrup Date syrup contains only one ingredient: organic dates. But how is date syrup made? We're here with a little more information for those of you with inquiring minds. You know who you are. It's understandable. Just 8 years ago when we introduced Date Lady Date Syrup to the US market, people were very skeptical about this strange concept. Does it taste good?  What is a Date? A date is a prune, right? (We aren't joking - that was a common question!) Americans have always had a love-or-hate relationship with dates; have you ever seen the ones...

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How Does Date Sugar Compare to Popular Sweetener Alternatives?

Date Sugar vs. Popular Sweetener Alternatives There is a growing interest in replacing sugars such as white, brown, beet, coconut, stevia, monk fruit, and maple sugar with date sugar, but what are its benefits? What makes it a truly appealing replacement and not just another option for bakers and cooks that are dealing with diet or allergy restrictions? Is there something about the taste of date sugar that heightens the recipe, or a consistency to it that rivals that of more traditional sugars? Perhaps. To begin with, however, date sugar is essentially finely powdered dates and as a consequence shares...

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5 White Sugar Alternatives to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

5 Sweetener Alternatives  Sugar has a bad wrap. It's often criticized for creating cravings, causing spikes in blood sugar, and contributing to inflammation. Therefore for some, it makes sense to limit consumption. For others, consuming carbs and natural sugars, even in abundance, are part of an active and healthy lifestyle. Both camps can usually agree that when you enjoy something sweet, it’s probably best if they are from less refined, whole food sources. However, is it really possible to make the switch to natural sugar alternatives and where should you start? Here are some of the most popular natural sweeteners...

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Dates- More Than Just A Sweet Treat During Pregnancy

Date Fruit & Pregnancy There is growing discussion about whether dates benefit pregnant women in labor and childbirth. Is this just another health fad, or is there some truth to this trend? Do dates truly help increase contractions and shorten labor? It would seem so. According to the Arabians, dates in pregnancy is part of an ancient remedy that goes back in history for thousands of years. Dates and date products have long held a place of honor in Arab tradition and were used in both women’s diets and in their home remedies. A symbol related to fertility and childbirth,...

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Why You Should Be Eating Dates

So what is a date? Dates are sweet stone fruits that grow on date palms in small clusters and they are harvested around fall or early winter. They lose most of their moisture while still on the tree during the hottest months of the summer.
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What Do Dates Taste Like?

So what do they taste like? Dates are sweet and chewy, delectable little fruits and the ones we love most are caramel-ly and melt in your mouth! The most common dates found in stores are Medjool and Deglet Noor, however, there are over 1,000 date cultivars grown in the world, so it would be a disservice to generalize these tasty gems.
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