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Baked Beans Sweetened with Dates

These Baked Beans are a hearty dish made with pinto beans, sweetened with dates and baked until plump and tender.  For the full recipe by Sense and Edibility, see here.

*While Medjool dates are high in natural sugars, they are low on the glycemic index thanks to a balanced amount of soluble fiber. The complex carbohydrates found in Medjool dates are digested at a slower rate, making them a source of dietary fiber and releasing energy to the body over a longer period of time.