A bit of respite from the heat for all of you. One of these
should sooth your fevered brow and over-heated spirits.
Fat-Free, Sugar-Free Iced Cappuccino
Put 1/2 cup ground coffee, 1/4 cup cocoa powder, and 1 teaspoon cinnamon: in the
basket of your coffee-maker. Put 1 tablespoon of vanilla in the pot. Brew a full
pot. (10-12 cups) When it is done brewing, mix 8 packets of artificial sweetener
and 1/2 cup fat-free non-dairy powdered creamer into the pot. You can keep this
mixture in the refrigerator til you're ready to use it. whenever you want some,
put 6 ice cubes and 1 cup of the coffee mixture in the blender, and mix. It will
froth when it is blended.
Fat-Free, Sugar-Free Iced Chai
Put 6 tablespoon black tea, and 1 teaspoon each ground cardamom, ginger, and
cloves: in the basket of your coffee maker. Brew a full pot. (10-12 cups) When
it is finished brewing, mix 8 packets artificial sweetener and 1/2 cup fat-free
non-dairy powdered creamer into the pot. Keep this in the refrigerator. When you
are ready to serve, pour it over a full glass of ice.
Fat-Free, Sugar-Free Smoothies
You can get a creamy texture in a smoothie without any fat or sugar calories by
using this basic mix. For each smoothie: put 1 banana, 2 tablespoons fat-free
non-dairy powdered creamer, 4 packets of artificial sweetener, and 8 ice cubes
in the blender. To this add one of the following: 8 strawberries and 1 peeled
orange, 2 peeled peaches and 1/2 pint blueberries, 1 peeled mango and the juice
of 1 lime, 1/2 cantaloupe and 1 peeled nectarine. Blend until smooth, and serve.
Fat-Free, Sugar-Free Orange Drink
This is a copy of the one you buy in the malls. In a blender: put 2 1/2 cups
orange juice, 1/3 cup fat-free non-dairy powdered creamer, 1 packet (4 serving
size) fat-free sugar-free instant vanilla pudding mix, and 12 ice cubes. Blend
until smooth, and serve.
2002 Eddy Robey
Excerpts from It's Not Just Chicken Soup.
hosted by the Gantseh Megillah
to the recipe list.