Give your taste buds a vacation on a tropical island with this fruity treat.
Fruit (use 1 of the following):
1 cup ripe, peeled and chopped mango, papaya or pineapple
1 cup frozen peach or papaya/pineapple juice concentrate
1 cup fruit nectar*
Liquid (use 1 of the following):
2 2/3 cups cold water and 1/3 cup liquid sweetener
2 cups cold water and 1 cup frozen apple juice concentrate
3 cups fruit juice (any kind)
1 cup tofu
12 ice cubes
1/4 cup lemon juice
- Place the fruit, liquid and additional ingredients in the blender. (Make sure your blender can crush ice cubes without breaking.) Blend until the ice is thoroughly ground and the mixture is frothy.
- Pour into glasses and serve immediately.
*To make fruit nectar, soak 1 cup dried apricots, peaches or papayas in 2 cups pineapple juice until soft. Mix in a blender until smooth. Use this in place of canned apricot nectar or frozen juice concentrate when fresh fruit is not available.
Makes 2 to 3 servings