Attention, diabetics: It's time to add dates to your shopping list. These sweet, bite-sized, wrinkly fruits are classified with a low glycemic index, according to a study published in the Nutrition Journal. ... Foods with a high glycemic index, which is ranked from 1 to 100, will make blood sugar rise quickly.
8-9 Medjool dates
1 1/4 cup Filtered water (or reverse osmosis etc.)
1 tsp. Vanilla extract
Cover dates with warm filtered water and soak for 30 minutes
Drain water from dates – saving 1 1/4 cups for recipe
Place dates, water and vanilla extract into blender or food processor
Blend until smooth