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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.


Copyright 2002 Eddy Robey
Excerpts from It's Not Just Chicken Soup.
hosted by the Gantseh Megillah

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