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#1 Old 01-15-2011, 11:53 AM
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Hey everyone - I am new here and in the process of changing my diet, as well as my mother's, in the new year. I've begun to make dairy-free smoothies at home, using soy milk or almond milk already, but I'm looking for something else as well.

My mom is currently battling cancer, and she needs to eat/drink (a smoothie) her fairly often throughout the day. Not gorge on food persay, she eats small portions, but she does need to eat/drink regularly to keep her stomach from hurting. Healthy smoothies are a great way to do this, but she's also been drinking a pre-packaged, dairy-based smoothie drink when we are on-the-go and not near food. (I believe the brand is "Ensure.")

I'm wondering if anyone knows of a good, dairy-free, soy or almond milk-based pre-packaged smoothie that is available in health food stores. We live in a smaller Midwest town where it can be difficult to find vegan options. Anyone know of anything good? I googled the same question and came up with something called Imagine Power Dream, but I didn't get any other options - probably because I didn't know what to type exactly.

Thanks for your help in advance!
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#2 Old 01-15-2011, 03:49 PM
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Bolthouse Farms makes some smoothies that are dairy free.
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#3 Old 01-15-2011, 04:54 PM
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Vega products are SUPER healthy and vegan, but you'd probably have to order them online. The other downside is they're somewhat pricey but not when you figure up how much it would cost (and I'm talking about their protein powder here) to get protein plus the vitamins and other nutrients the products contain. http://myvega.com/products

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My local HFS carries these: http://myvega.com/products/vega-shak...tures-benefits

I et them occasionally.
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It will be cheaper for you to buy the powders and a shaker cup. Is that an option or is the shaking movement too difficult in her condition?

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Odwalla makes great dairy-free high protein shakes. They also have green shake-type varieties that are good too.

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I would have seconded the Vega brand, it is rather costly, but the amts of wholesomeness is pretty incredible.....A veg diet is perfect for someone with cancer. I wish her all the best!

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Odwalla makes great dairy-free high protein shakes. They also have green shake-type varieties that are good too.

Oh I forgot about Odwalla! Those are really good.
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