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."
- 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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