Soymilk Smoothie Recipes
Soy-based smoothies whether using soy milk or a soy-based powder are appropriate for those with allergies or who follow a vegetarian or vegan diet.
Soy protein is derived from soy flour and is available as an isolate or concentrate. The isolate form is purer and more expensive.
Studies have shown that soy protein helps lower LDL cholesterol. If you are concerned about the hormonelike compounds found in soy, studies have shown that up to 60 gram of soy protein per day is safe.
Tropic of Chocolate Soy Shake
1 cup chocolate soymilk
1 fresh ripe banana
Place ingredients into blender. If too thick, add a bit of chocolate soymilk, Blend for 5 seconds. Makes 1 1/3 cups.
1/4 cup vanilla soy milk
1 cup vanilla ice cream
2 Tablespoons skim milk powder
Blend all ingredients well. Serves 1.
Cows Go Home Soy Shake
1 cup vanilla soymilk
1/3 fresh banana
Place soymilk and banana in blender. If too thick, add a bit of soymilk and Blend for 5 seconds. Makes 1 ½ cups.
Blue Moon Soy Shake
½ cup chocolate soymilk
1/3 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
½ cup low-fat yogurt
Place all ingredients into blender. If too thick, add more chocolate soymilk and blend for 5 seconds. Makes 1 cup.
Tofu Berry Smoothie
¼ cup diced silken tofu
2 1/4 tablespoons soy milk
¼ cup fruit low-fat yogurt
½ cup raspberries
2 cups orange juice
vanilla ice cream
Place ingredients except ice cream in a blender. Pour into glasses over vanilla ice cream. Makes 3 servings.
Tropical Freeze Breeze
For additional protein, top smoothie with sliced almonds.
1/2 cup vanilla soy milk
1/2 cup pineapple juice
1 1/2 - 2 cups frozen tropical fruit mix
Combine ingredients in blender. Puree until smooth. Serves 1