University of Illinois Extension

Straw-Nana Smoothies

1 c soymilk (plain or vanilla)
½ c diced, frozen strawberries
1 sliced frozen banana
2 T sweetener (optional)
1/8 tsp vanilla

In blender combine soymilk, fruit, sweetener, and vanilla.  Blend until smooth and creamy.  Serves 2.

Nutritional Information: Servings: 2, Amount/Serving: Calories 145, Total Fat 5g, Sat. Fat <1g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 54mg, Total carbohydrates 19g, Sugars 11g, Dietary Fiber 3g, Protein 6g, Calcium 158mg, Vitamin D 0 IU.

Cookie Crackers
8 oz chopped dates
1 can sweetened condensed milk
1 c chopped pecans
1 box Ritz crackers

Put dates, milk, and pecans in a pan on low heat and stir constantly until mixture is spreadable.
Spread mixture on top of crackers until you have a cookie sheet full, then bake at 350oF for 8 minutes.
Cool.  Put icing* atop each cookie.  Makes 100.
*Make thin icing with powdered sugar, vanilla, and water.

Nutritional Information: Servings: 100, Amount/Serving: Calories 53, Total Fat 2g, Sat. Fat <1g, Cholesterol 2mg, Sodium 31mg, Total carbohydrates 8g, Sugars 5g, Dietary Fiber <1g, Protein 1g, Calcium 15mg, Vitamin D 0 IU.