Quick Fix: Buko-Lychee Galore

For those who crave a diet-friendly kitchen, it’s a must to have some healthy pantry (and fridge) staples to avoid reaching for the junk food. I’m a self-confessed smoothie junkie, so my stash includes fruits, low-fat milk, tofu (the ones that are packed tightly in plastic to form cylindrical tubes), and honey. I always crave an ice-cold glass right after a workout, because it seems like the quickest cool-down I can think of.

Ingredient-wise, tofu is my current obsession. I’ve always been a fan of soy milk, and tofu gives my smoothies a velvety texture. Plus, I get full much faster from the burst of protein. Yay!

After recently trying out a bunch of smoothie flavors, I’d like to share my own twist on the delightful Buko-Lychee Shake. Coconut cream adds a pleasant “Virgin Piña Colada” touch.


  • 6 big cubes of ice
  • 1/2 cup of milk
  • 1/4 tube of tofu
  • 5-6 pieces of lychee from the can (drained and washed)
  • 2 Tbs coconut cream
  • 1 Tbs of honey


Whirl everything in a blender. Enjoy. 🙂


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