Dates are often used as a natural sweetener for smoothies, pie fillings, and cakes. Since I use an unsweetened protein powder I add 2-3 dates to my smoothies for a touch of sweetness. Dates are also a good source of fiber and is a quick source of energy. Eat Well, Live Well
Kabocha (or "pumpkin") is a versatile and nutrient dense squash. Kabocha is high in the antioxidants beta carotene and vitamin C, and it is a good source of iron, fiber, vitamins and minerals. Kabocha can be sliced roasted, pureed into a soup, or stewed with herbs and seasonings. Eat Well, Live Well.