Smoothie Recipes for Wedding Venues

smoothie-recipesGreat Smoothie Recipes from the book Levana Cooks Dairy Free

Berry Smoothies

Makes 5 cups
1 cup cranberry or pomegranate juice 1 cup silken tofu, soy or other dairy-free milk (rice, grain, oat, almond) 2 cups frozen berries (strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, alone or in any combination) 2 tablespoons honey, maple syrup or cranberry or pomegranate concentrate (health food stores), only if you like it sweeter
Mix all ingredients in the blender a full minute at high speed until smooth and frothy.

Green smoothies

Try your best to stick some of the fruit in the freezer before blending, even an hour or so. No need to have all of these fruit on hand, even a combination of two in larger amounts will be delicious.
Makes 5 cups
1 cup green grapes 1 large pear or green apple, unpeeled, cut in chunks 3 ripe kiwis, peeled 1 cup chunks honeydew melon 1 cup white grape juice or natural apple cider A few leaves fresh mint, if you have them on hand
Mix all ingredients in the blender a full minute at high speed until smooth and frothy.

Chocolate almond date smoothie

Makes 5 cups
½ cup whole almonds 1 cup pitted dates, packed
1∕3 cup cocoa powder 1 cup boiling water 1 cup silken tofu, soy milk or any other dairy-free milk (rice, grain, oat, almond) A dozen ice cubes
Place the almonds, dates, cocoa and water in the blender. Cover and let the mixture rest, unblended, 5 to 10 minutes. Add the tofu or milk and ice and blend a full minute at high speed until thick and frothy.

Tropical smoothies

Makes about 6 cups
2 cups canned unsweetened pineapple chunks, juice and all 1 cup coconut milk 3 cups cubed mango, papaya, or peaches: try your best for frozen 1 banana, try your best for frozen
Mix all ingredients in the blender a full minute at high speed until smooth and frothy.

Green smoothies

Try your best to stick some of the fruit in the freezer before blending, even an hour or so. No need to have all of these fruit on hand, even a combination of two in larger amounts will be delicious.
Makes 5 cups
1 cup green grapes 1 large pear or green apple, unpeeled, cut in chunks 3 ripe kiwis, peeled 1 cup chunks honeydew melon 1 cup white grape juice or natural apple cider A few leaves fresh mint, if you have them on hand
Mix all ingredients in the blender a full minute at high speed until smooth and frothy.

The Avenue is one of the best wedding venues in Toronto to offer alcoholic smoothies for your wedding reception.

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