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Vegan Fruit Drink Smoothie Recipes

Cool Fruity Drinks to Complement the Sizzling BBQ Dishes

SmoothieWhether you are looking for drinks to serve in your Memorial Day BBQ party or just a cool sip by the pool, here are a couple of great options.

Recipe: Fruit Smoothie

By Marilyn Joyce, RD, PhD, presenter at Vegfest, International Speaker, Author, Consultant
Recipe from I Can't Believe it's Tofu!, published by Marilyn Joyce (www.marilynjoyce.com)

You can use other fresh fruits in season, such as peaches, pineapple, nectarines, mango, papaya, kiwi, pears, cantaloupe, etc. Be adventurous!

Serves 1
4 ounces (1⁄2 cup) silken tofu
1⁄2 cup vanilla soymilk
1⁄2 cup frozen strawberries
1 large banana

Place all the ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth and creamy. Serve.

Recipe: Mango Lassi

By Pabla Indian Cuisine, 364 Renton Center Way SW, Renton, WA, 425-228-4625, www.pablacuisine.com

Very fresh and cooling! In addition to mango, you can use any fruit, such as banana,
strawberry, etc.

Serves 2
2 cups ice cubes
1 cup mango pulp
3⁄4 cup plain soy yogurt
4 teaspoons sugar

Combine all the ingredients in a blender, and blend until frothy, about 1 minute. Serve.

Excerpt from Vegfesting Cookbook by Vegetarians of Washington.

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