Canku Ota

(Many Paths)

An Online Newsletter Celebrating Native America


april 21, 2001 - Issue 34



Kid Friendly Fruit Drinks


note: There's a rumor that these are actually healthy, but shhhhhhhhhh.....don't tell anyone :))


Purple Cow


grape juice
vanilla ice cream
ice cream scoop or large spoon
tall glass

Pour grape juice into a glass.
Scoop some vanilla ice cream and plop it in.
Drink up!

Orange Dream Soda


1/4 cup orange juice concentrate
2 tablespoons sugar
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup water
1 teaspoon vanilla
rolling pin, plastic bag and towel for crushing the ice

1. Check with a grown-up before you start this.
2. Place 1/4 cup orange juice concentrate, 2 tablespoons sugar, 1/2 cup milk, 1/2 cup water and 1 teaspoon vanilla into the blender.
3. Put some ice cubes in a plastic bag with a towel wrapped around it and crush them with a rolling pin.
4. Then, add some crushed ice to the blender and blend on high.
5. Stop the blender occasionally and add some more crushed ice until the Orange Dream Soda is thick and smooth.
6. Make sure that the blender has stopped completely before taking off the lid.
7. Pour into a glass and serve!

Lemon Slush

3 large lemons, cut in half
ice cubes
1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
a blender

1. Check with a grown-up before you start this.
2. Cut lemons in half, squeeze 2 tablespoons of lemon juice.
3. Scoop out lemon pulp.
4. Cut slice off bottoms so lemons will stand up.
5. Blend sugar and lemon juice for 10 seconds. You should ask a grown-up before using the blender.
6. Add about 8 ice cubes.
7. Blend until smooth.
8. Spoon into lemons.

Banana Orange Frost


1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup orange juice
2 large scoops of orange sherbet
1 large, sliced banana

1. Check with a grown-up before you start this.
2. Place 1/2 cup milk, 1/2 cup orange juice, 2 large scoops of orange sherbet and 1 large, sliced banana into the blender.
3. Next, blend 10 seconds on high.
4. Then, pour your shake into a tall glass and serve right away.

Strawberry- Marshmallow Shake


8 strawberries
1 container of marshmallow dip
2 scoops ice cream

1. Check with a grown-up before you start this.
2. Put all ingredients into blender.
3. Mix until smooth.
4. Enjoy!



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