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A Healthy Protein Drink Recipe - The Tofu Smoothie

Updated on June 15, 2010

I was first introduced to this smoothie recipe almost twenty years ago by one of my massage therapist friends. Soy protein is the most important type of protein for women because of the phytoestrogen it contains.

I prefer this recipe to most commercially made smoothies because it is not overly sweet. Blend one for breakfast and you will maintain a feeling of fullness and satisfaction, (not to mention gaining energy and mental clarity) as you head into the lunch hour.

Ingredients

1 container of soft tofu

Fresh or frozen fruit of your choice - Bananas, blue berries, strawberries, peaches, and papaya work well.

A splash of your favorite fruit juice - try pomegranate, apple, noni, pineapple.

I take a third of the tub of tofu to make a single serving smoothie. Just throw it in the blender and let it rip. The consistency is different than the typical smoothie, but I think you will be pleasantly pleased!

Salud!

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      Russ52 8 years ago

      HMMMmmm, Sounds Delish.....

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      Uriel 8 years ago from Lebanon

      Simple and easy..will try soon :D

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      judydianne 7 years ago from Palm Harbor, FL

      I will try this with blueberries or strawberries. Sounds yummy!

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      lang58 6 years ago

      My wife loves anything with tofu and these drinks look so inviting, so I think I'll make one for her this weekend! Thanks.

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      Jaggy 6 years ago

      Spread the word.....this is a god send for vegetarians!!!

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      @briabria 5 years ago

      I used Nasoya silken tofu. the consistency is different but the smoothie's great!

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      isopure protein beverage 5 years ago

      sounds like a tasty shake, very healthy ingredients! thank you and awesome recipe!

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