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