Power Booster Citrus Stuffed Dates {Gluten-Free, Vegan}

Stuffed dates are such an amazing treat. These delicious citrus stuffed dates are the perfect snack when you need an energy boost! They can also be served as a lovely amuse bouche during cocktail hour or as a light dessert.

Powet Booster Citrus Stuffed Dates {Gluten-Free, Vegan}

When I decided to develop a new recipe for stuffed dates, I wanted to create something that can replace the typical dates stuffed with blue cheese and proscuitto. I wanted to create a treat that fills you with energy, while being dairy-free and meat free and I think I just found the perfect combination of ingredients to achieve ultimate flavour. To fill these plump Medjool dates, I combined almond butter with hemp seeds, chia seeds and coconut flour. To this paste is added freshly squeezed orange and lime juice and zest. The resulting citrus flavour just bursts in your mouth.

Powet Booster Citrus Stuffed Dates {Gluten-Free, Vegan}

And here is what all those ingredients mixed together looks like! You get these lovely little dates that are perfect for an appetizer, snack or even a dessert.

Powet Booster Citrus Stuffed Dates {Gluten-Free, Vegan}

Power Booster Citrus Stuffed Dates {Gluten-Free, Vegan}
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These dates are packed with protein and superfoods. The citrusy taste from the fresh orange and lime juice gives it a burst of flavour.
Serves: 15 stuffed dates
  • 15 Medjool dates
  • zest from 1 orange
  • zest from 1 lime
  • ¼ cup almond butter
  • ¼ cup hemp seeds
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice, freshly pressed
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice, freshly pressed
  • 2 tablespoons coconut flour
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  1. Slice an opening, lengthwise, in the top of the Medjool dates and remove the pit. Set pitted dates aside.
  2. Clean one orange and one lime. Using a zester or grater, cut the zest from the fruits. Place zest in a small dish and set aside.
  3. In a medium mixing bowl, combine almond butter, hemp seeds, lime juice, orange juice, coconut flour and chia seeds. Mix well until you obtain a thick paste.
  4. Incorporate ½ of the orange and lime zest into the almond butter mixture.
  5. Form ¾ inch balls with the almond butter mixture and place inside dates. Press the sides of the dates for form the almond paste in the same shape as the date. Repeat this step until you have stuffed all the dates.
  6. Sprinkle the leftover zest over the dates and serve.
You can keep these stuffed dates in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.



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