Whether 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
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.