Soy is oh-so good for the body and offers a handful of health benefits. But how would you enjoy the goodness of soy every day? Check out these amazing recipes.
- Banana-Soy Ice Milk
Enjoy the goodness of soy with the touch of banana in this awesome dessert.
This recipe is good for eight servings and takes only ten minutes for preparation.
For the Banana-Soy Ice Milk, prepare three and a half cups of soy milk, one a half cups of very ripe banana slices, and a one-third cup of maple syrup.
Process the soy milk, banana slices, and maple syrup in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour the resulting mixture into a canister of ice cream maker. Freeze according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
- Homemade Soy Mayo
This recipe is good for twenty four servings and only takes ten minutes to prepare.
Have these ingredients ready: ten ounces or a cup of drained soft silken tofu, three tablespoons of lemon juice, two teaspoons of Dijon mustard, a half cup of vegetable oil, and salt and pepper.
Combine the tofu, a tablespoon of lemon juice, and mustard in a food processor or blender. Blend. Stop often to scrape the sides of the container. While the machine is still running, add in the oil a few drops at a time. Then, gradually add about two tablespoons of the oil in a steady stream. Slowly add a tablespoon of juice. Dribble in half of the remaining oil and the remaining tablespoon of lemon juice. Slowly add the rest of the oil. Taste and season your soy mayo with salt and pepper. Store the mayo in the refrigerator.
- Maple Pumpkin Pie Smoothie
This recipe makes a single serving and takes only three minutes to prepare.
Prepare a half cup of plain soy milk, a one-third cup of canned pumpkin, a one-third cup of silken tofu, a tablespoon of natural peanut butter, a tablespoon of real maple syrup, and a quarter teaspoon of cinnamon.
Simply blend all the ingredients together.
- Tofu and Cabbage Salad
This recipe makes a single serving and only takes ten minutes to prepare. It is perfect for your quick lunch.
Have the following ingredients ready: a cup of shredded red cabbage, a cup of chopped raw spinach, three ounces of firm tofu, a half cup of drained canned mandarin oranges packed in juice, a tablespoon of pine nuts, an ounce of soft goat cheese, one and a half teaspoons of olive oil, and two tablespoons of balsamic vinegar.
Just combine all the ingredients together into a salad.
- Island Refresher
This recipe is good for a single serving and takes only four minutes to prepare.
Have the following ingredients ready: three-fourths cup of chopped pineapple, a half cup of frozen mango, three-fourths cup of vanilla soy milk, three tablespoons of low-fat cottage cheese, and a quarter teaspoon of unsweetened coconut flakes.
Blend the cubed pineapple, then add the frozen mango, then the vanilla soy milk, and then the cottage cheese. Garnish with the unsweetened coconut flakes.
For an extra fiber boost, you may add a tablespoon of ground flaxseeds.