By: Nikki Nies
Whenever you’re pairing foods, you want to make sure they have the right balance of sweet and savory. The overpowering of one ingredient can lead to the
For as little in size that dates are, they’re nutrition powerhouses, containing fiber, the antioxidant tannins, beta carotene, vitamin A, potassium and iron. While the peanut butter stuffed dates trend has been going around, I’ve been trying to incorporate more cottage cheese into my meals as it is great to pair with savory or sweet foods. Pairing dates and cottage cheese is a great way to maintain protein content, but the added benefit of cottage cheese’s healthy fats. While low in calories, cottage cheese and dates are great spin on the traditional peanut butter stuffed dates.
- ½ cup cottage cheese
- 5 dates
- Drizzle of honey
- Sprinkle of cinnamon
Slice dates lengthwise, stuff with cottage cheese. Drizzle honey and sprinkle cinnamon on top of each date. Eat up!
What additional toppings would you add to this easy, delectable snack?