Recipe from Luscious Chocolate Smoothies: An irresistible collection of healthy cocoa delights. By Gabriel Constans.
Pineapple Coconut Freeze Smoothie
1 12-ounce can juice-packed pineapple chunks
1/2 cup plain low-fat sory or dairy milk
1 banana, in chunks
4 scoops shaved ice
2 tablespoons pure coconut milk
1 scoop chocolate ice cream
Place all ingredients in a blender and mix on medium for 1 minute.
Pour into tall clear glasses and serve.
Listen to or play music from the Bahamss, Trinidad or the Hawaiian Islands for enhanced enjoyment and atmosphere.
Yields: 4 Cups
Per Cup: Calories 132; Protein 2 g; Total Fat 4 g; Saturated Fat 2 g; Carbohydrate 24 g; Cholesterol 6 mg.
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Recipe from Luscious Chocolate Smoothies: An irresistible collection of healthy cocoa delights.
Breakfast In Bed
2 cups orange juice
1 banana, in chunks
1/2 cup (4 ounces) soft silken tofu
1/2 pint Ben & Jerry’s New York Super Fudge Chunk Ice Cream
1/4 cup raspberries
Place all ingredients in a blender and mix on medium for 90 seconds.
Pour into 2 tall glasses and serve your partner in bed on Sunday morning or any day of the week.
Yield: 4 cups
Per Cup: Calories 245; Protein 6 g; Total Fat 11 g; Saturated Fat 6 g; Carbohydrate 34 g; Cholesterol 25 mg.
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Recipe from Luscious Chocolate Smoothies: An irresistible collection of healthy cocoa delights. By Gabriel Constans (Booktrope Publishers)
Luscious Chocolate Smoothies is a delicious collection of recipes that combines the rich, intoxicating taste and heart health benefits of dark chocolate, with a tantalizing balance of fruits, nuts, tofu, soy, liquor, juices and other unique elements to create cool, refreshing mouth watering drinks for all ages.
The book is interspersed with chocolate anecdotes, humor and history, as well as tips for blending and information on its vivacious ingredients. Discover the connection between love and chocolate; delve into The Hurricane, Coyote’s Howl or The Nutty Professor; and blissfully empty every cup to the last drop.
4 small bananas, in chunks
2 1/2 cups water
1 8-ounce can frozen orange juice concentrate
1/4 cup firm silken tofu
1/4 cup protein powder
2 heaping tablespoons chocolate spirulina powder
Place all ingredients in a blender and mix on medium speed for 1 minute.
Pour into your favorite containers and drink up protein, potassium, vitamin C and great taste.
Per Cup: Calories 183; Protein 7 g; Total Fat 1 g; Saturated Fat 0 g; Carbohydrate 39 g; Cholesterol 0 mg.