I know dried fruits are usually frowned upon in the paleo community because of the high sugar and low water content. Usually, whenever I eat any type of dried fruit I get really thirsty really fast, and I get a little sugar rush as well. Dates... (more)
Dates are a natural food and one which apparently many mammals, some of which are probably our ancestors, fiercely contest for in African jungles and rain forests. However, it's also got an embarrassingly high glycemic index and load. Is there any... (more)
Dates are very sticky, sweet , nourishing and tasty* Do you know any facts on dates* At the moment i eat a lot of dates. I remember in old times i got realy pain from eating dates. Nor after cleaning my diet torwards a paleo diet, i can eat them... (more)
OK, this one is for all you who don't necessarily think of raisins as "turds from Satan's pet bunny rabbit". I see a lot of recipes (especially refined-sugar-free dessert recipes) out there calling for "date paste". My question is, why aren't... (more)
I believe the raisin skins are somewhat problematic (more skin, less meat) and its harder to get a smooth textured paste because of it. Also the date taste and overall texture is a bit more refined than that of raisins.
I was wondering, a lot of recipes that call for dates do not specify if they are dried or not. Should I presume they are not even when a step is to soak the dates? I have some kind of Dried Korean Dates in my and I am not sure if these will work... (more)