Yogurt with Warm, Orange Sweetened Dates

Yogurt and homemade granola is a common breakfast for me, but in the winter, this tends to need a little “extra” too keep it from becoming too much of a boring routine.

Oranges brighten a winter morning (and afternoon and evening for that matter) and making these orange sweetened warm dates gives you a tasty addition to not only granola, but also for oatmeal, or any other warm porridge. For the simplest of breakfasts, the date and orange concoction goes great with just a dollop of yogurt and some chopped nuts. The warm dates mix with the cold yogurt, and the two complement each other nicely.

You could even serve these dates on ice cream as a dessert. Or as a topping to a cake.

See, you’re practically eating dessert for breakfast.

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Yogurt with Warm, Orange Sweetened Dates 


Zest and juice of one orange

8 dates, pitted and chopped


Chopped nuts or granola

Ground cinnamon and ginger (optional)


Place the dates, orange zest and orange juice in a saucepan. Cook on medium heat, occasionally stirring, until the dates have soaked up most of the juice, about 10 minutes.

Serve over yogurt, chopped nuts or granola and top with cinnamon and ginger.

Happy breakfasting!

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