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Pineapple Smoothie Recipe

Pineapple Smoothie Recipe

"I got this recipe over 20 years ago," reports Margery Bryan of Royal City, Washington. "I've tried several diabetic recipes, and this is one of the best."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. + freezing YIELD:5 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (20 ounces) unsweetened pineapple chunks, undrained
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons sugar substitute
  • Mint leaves, optional

Directions

  • 1. Drain pineapple, reserving 1/2 cup juice. Freeze pineapple chunks. Place the juice, buttermilk, vanilla, sugar substitute and frozen pineapple in a blender; cover and process until smooth. Pour into glasses and garnish with mint if desired. Serve immediately. Yield: 5 servings.

Nutritional Facts

Diabetic Exchanges: One serving equals 1/2 skim milk, 1/2 fruit; also 74 calories, 52 mg sodium, 2 mg cholesterol, 16 gm carbohydrate, 2 gm protein, 1 gm fat.