Tropical Jump Start

  • Active Time 5m
  • Total Time 5m

1 serving

A vanilla-scented banana smoothie packed with soy power.


  • 1 large banana, peeled, halved
  • 1 cup (or more) chilled vanilla-flavored regular soy milk (do not use fat free)
  • 1/3 cup soft silken tofu
  • 1 teaspoon (or more) honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon (or more) vanilla extract


Combine all ingredients in blender. Blend on high until smooth. Season to taste with more honey and vanilla extract. Thin smoothie with more soy milk, if desired.

Pour smoothie into glass and serve immediately.


Banana-Cinnamon Smoothie: Add 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon.

Strawberry Smoothie: Substitute banana with 1 cup frozen strawberries.

Peach and Almond Smoothie: Substitute banana with 1 cup pitted fresh peaches. Substitute vanilla extract with 1/8 teaspoon almond extract.

Recipe created exclusively for by Shelley Handler.

Recipe reprinted by permission of Publisher. All rights reserved.

RecID 6352

nutrition information per serving

348 calories; 7g total fat; 0mg cholesterol; 146mg sodium; 62g carbohydrates; 3g fiber; 12g protein

These nutrition facts are calculated according to the ingredients listed in this recipe. Any substitutions will change these facts. Although we strive for accuracy, please note that food manufacturers occasionally change their food formulas, which could affect the calculations as shown.

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