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.