nutritional information

Per Serving:

  • Calories: 109
  • Protein: 3 g
  • Total Fat: 2 g
  • Carbohydrates: 22 g
  • Sodium: 60 mg
  • Fiber: 1 g
Vegan

Chai Cooler

Chai Cooler

2 servings

Chai, a sweetened Indian-style tea with spices, is sold ready to use, making for a delicious quick smoothie. Available at natural food stores and supermarkets.
  • ¾ cup chai, chilled
  • ¾ cup vanilla soy milk, chilled
  • 2 Tbs. frozen apple juice concentrate, thawed
  • ½ banana, sliced and frozen

In blender, combine chai, soy milk, apple juice concentrate and banana. Blend until smooth and creamy. Serve right away.

July 1999

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comments

Agreed, the 'chai' sold in the US is hyper-sweetened. Chai actually means tea in Hindi. What we call 'chai' is chai masala. A black tea is brewed with a spice mixture and hot milk. In India I bought the powdered spice mix, but it can be made easily at home. It is best to brew your own tea, add some chai masala spices and then sweeten and add milk to your taste. The packaged chai in the US is not healthy.

Victoria bergesen - 2012-04-28 22:15:18

used fresh squeezed apple, almond milk, chai, frozen banana, chia seed and a maca hemp e3live mix. ZING ZING!!! delicious!!!

coco - 2011-08-03 14:49:07

I blended this delicious drink in my blender & added 4 Tablespoons of granola & ate it with a spoon....GREAT breakfast on a Hot TX summer day. Thanks!

Mimi - 2011-08-02 09:51:35

its soooooo yummmy!!! I used honey instead of apple juice, and it turned out awesome .

Anonymous - 2010-08-02 22:20:22

This Chai Cooler is laden with sugar! Why is sugar not mentioned in the nutritional content? Brewing chai fresh without the addition of sugar, would help this recipe a little.

B.D. - 2011-08-01 22:14:42