By Mayo Clinic Staff

Dietitian's tip:

Made from cooked, mashed and strained soybeans, soy milk provides soy protein, which may help lower the risk of heart disease when consumed in adequate amounts. You can substitute soy milk for ordinary milk in most recipes.

Number of servings

Serves 2


    1 1/3 cups vanilla soy milk (soya milk), chilled
    3 cups fat-free vanilla ice cream
    6 chocolate wafer cookies, crushed


In a blender, combine the soy milk and ice cream. Blend until smooth and frothy. Add the cookies and pulse a few times to blend.

Pour into 2 tall, chilled glasses and serve immediately.

Nutritional analysis per serving

  • Total fat 4 g
  • Calories 422
  • Protein 13 g
  • Cholesterol < 1 mg
  • Total carbohydrate 83 g
  • Dietary fiber 2 g
  • Monounsaturated fat 1 g
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Sodium 298 mg
Feb. 01, 2012