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The Tingler

The Tingler
by Gabriel Constans

For your next New Year’s Eve or Winter Solstice celebration, make a resolution with this bubbly, non-alcoholic crowd-pleaser.


Yield: 5 cups

1/4 cup filtered cold water
3/4 cup boysenberry juice
1/2 cup frozen orange juice concentrate
3 small bananas
1/4 cup firm tofu
8 fresh or frozen strawberries
1/4 cup plain yogurt
1/4 cup cashews
1 cup sparkling mineral water

Place all the ingredients, except the mineral water, in a blender, and mix on medium speed for 1 minute.

Add the mineral water, and blend on low speed for 5 seconds.

Pour into champagne glasses and raise a toast.

Cavity Rampage


Cavity Rampage

From Great American Smoothies: The Ultimate Blending Guide for Shakes, Slushes, Desserts, & Thirst Quenchers
by Gabriel Constans
(One of the first books of smoothies. Avery Publishing, 1997)

This smoothie is decadence incarnate; it will satisfy anyone’s sweet tooth!


Yield: 4 1/2 cups

1 tablespoon honey

1/2 cup raspberries

1/4 cup chocolate or carob chips

1 tablespoon vanilla extract

1/2 cup broken peanut brittle

3 small bananas

2 cups sparkling mineral water

1. Place all ingredients, except the sparkling water, in a blender, and mix on high speed for 1 minute.

2. Add the sparkling mineral water and stir.

3. Pour into tall glasses and serve.

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