Recipe: Summertime Coolers

Cleaning out my drafts folder. I thought for sure I’d posted this but I guess not.

From Andrea Bliss-Lerman, Macrobiotic Community Cookbook, revised and updated, 1989, 2003

“A blender is necessary to prepare these tasty, refreshing treats for the longest days of summer. Children especially find these enjoyable. Use your imagination when creating fruit combinations.”

SUMMERTIME COOLERS

Yield: 1 serving

APPLE-STRAWBERRY COOLER

1 C apple juice

½ C strawberries

½ to 1 C crushed ice

PEAR COOLER

1 C apple juice

1 ripe pear

½ to 1 C crushed ice For each of these beverages, put ingredients in blender, adding ice gradually while blending to achieve desired consistency.