Easy to Cook – Ramadan Pre Dawn Meals Under 30 mins

Learn to make these 3 quick and yummy pre-dawn meals recipes, featuring your favourite dates! Save time so that you can catch up on more beauty sleep! Quickly buy some dates to make these energy boosting dishes to save time & money!

Recipes

Dates Overnight Oats

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup (heaping) whole rolled oats
  • 2/3 cup full cream milk
  • 5 mejdool dates – pitted and diced
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 2 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/3 cup plain greek yogurt

Directions:

  1. Whisk together all ingredients in a medium-sized mixing bowl. Spoon into a jar with a tight-fitting lid.
  2. Close and refrigerate for at least 4 hours, but preferably overnight before eating.
Ingredients  Cost One Serving
Sun Harvest Whole Rolled Oats $0.40
Full Cream Milk $0.19
5 Medjool Dates $0.90
Chia Seeds $0.60
Honey $0.60
Vanilla Extract $0.15
Greek Yoghurt $1.80
Pinch of Salt
Total $4.64 $4.64

Dates Milkshake

Ingredients:

  • 5 mejdool dates – pitted, coarsely chopped*
  • 1/2 cup cold milk
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 cup good-quality vanilla ice cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly-grated cinnamon (optional)

Directions:

  1. In a blender, process the dates and 1/4 cup milk at high speed until smooth.
  2. Add remaining 1/4 cup milk, vanilla ice cream, and cinnamon; blending at low speed until well mixed. The goal is to achieve a paste-like texture with minimal chunks.
  3. Pour into a tall, chilled glass, top with whipped cream, and serve immediately.
Ingredients  Cost One Serving
5 Medjool Dates $0.90
1 Cup Vanilla Ice Cream $0.40
1/4 Teaspoon freshly-grated Cinnamon $0.40
Chia Seeds $0.60
1/2 cup milk $0.19
Total $2.49 $2.49

Salmon with Dates Glaze

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • Pinch of salt
  • Black pepper
  • 10 mejdool dates
  • 1 1/2 tsp cider vinegar
  • 1 pack salmon fillets
  • Drizzle olive oil

Directions:

  1. Preheat your oven.
  2. Soak dates till soften, remove water and pound into a paste.
  3. Place salmon on foil and drizzle with olive oil.
  4. Sprinkle each fillet with 1/2 tsp of spices, rubbing the dry rub over the top and sides of the fish.
  5. Bake for 5 minutes, brush with half of the dates mixture, and bake for 1 more minute.
  6. Brush with remaining dates mixture and bake for 1 minute.
Ingredients  Cost One Serving
1/2 tsp Garlic Powder $0.40
1/2 tsp Chilli Powder $0.20
1/2 tsp Cumin $0.10
1/2 tsp Paprika $0.40
Pinch of salt
Black pepper $0.20
10 mejdool dates $1.80
1 1/2 tsp cider vinegar $0.35
1 pack salmon fillets $6.00
Drizzle Olive oil
Total $9.45 $4.73

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