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4 Ways To make Summer Sauces with Date Syrup

By now, you may have heard about the downside of store-bought sauces: excessive refined sugars and processed oils. But fear not! Creating homemade sauces has never been easier, especially when you have date syrup as your secret sweetening ingredient.

What's so great about date syrup, you ask? Well, it not only adds a delightful flavor that effortlessly blends into any recipe, but it also ranks lower on the glycemic index. But wait, there's more! LIVA Date Syrup is packed with fiber, minerals, vitamins, and antioxidants, just like the original date itself.

Now, imagine indulging in our four saucy creations. They not only tantalize your taste buds but also provide a wealth of nutrients, making them dense with goodness and supportive of your metabolism.

Don't miss out on these mouthwatering and healthy summer sauces! Get your fiber-filled date syrup right here, and prepare yourself for a culinary adventure like no other. If you live in the US, you can find it here

1. Tangy Mango Salsa with Date Syrup

  • 1 large ripe red mango, diced

  • 1/2 red onion, finely chopped

  • 1 large jalapeño, seeded and minced

  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped

  • Juice of 1 lime

  • 2 tablespoons LIVA date syrup

  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder (optional)

  • Salt to taste

Instructions: Whisk Liquids, date syrup and spices together. Chop fruits/veggies/ herbs. Add the Sauce on top and mix.

2. Smokey BBQ Sauce with Date Syrup

  • 1 cup tomato sauce

  • 1/4 cup date syrup

  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

  • 2/4 tsp liquid smoke

  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika

  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder

  • 1/2 + 1/4 tsp teaspoon salt (or salt to taste)

  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

  • Optional: a pinch of cayenne pepper (if you like it spicy)


1. In a bowl, combine the tomato sauce, date syrup, apple cider vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, liquid smoke and Dijon mustard. Mix well until smooth.

2. Add the smoked paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper (if using). Stir until all the ingredients are thoroughly incorporated.

3. Taste the sauce and adjust the seasonings according to your preference. If you like it sweeter, add a bit more date syrup. If you prefer it tangier, add more apple cider vinegar.

4. Let the sauce sit for at least 15 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.

5. When cooking chicken, brush the barbecue sauce onto the chicken during the last 5-10 minutes of grilling or baking. You can also use it as a marinade by coating the chicken with the sauce and letting it marinate in the refrigerator for a few hours before cooking.

3. Spicy Sriracha Mayo

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise

  • 3 tablespoons Sriracha sauce

  • 1 tablespoon LIVA date syrup

  • 1 teaspoon lime juice

  • Salt to taste

Directions: mix all ingredients together until well combined

4. Fresh Basil Pesto with Date Syrup

  • 2 cups fresh basil leaves

  • 1/2 cup pine nuts

  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • 2 large cloves garlic

  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons LIVA date syrup

  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions: Blend the basil, pines, parmesan cheese and garlic together. Slowly add LIVA Date Syrup and Olive Oil while processing until smooth.

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kaleem yaazdani
kaleem yaazdani
Jul 04, 2023

Easy to make to spice up our taste buds.

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