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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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 80 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 61mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein Diabetic Exchanges:1/2 fruit, 1/2 fat-free milk

Reviews for Pineapple Smoothie

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Reviewed May. 16, 2015

"i like this recipe. it is so refreshoing to drink. i am going to make it all summer"

Reviewed Feb. 9, 2014

"Delicious!! This is a keeper. I only froze half the pineapple chunks (just refrigerated the rest) and it turned out great. I also used all the juice from the can. Refreshing, light and will definitely make again."

Reviewed May. 28, 2013

"My husband is a diabetic and he hates buttermilk. He drank this smoothie and absolutely loved it! I didn't tell him it had buttermilk in it. lol So easy if you remember to put the pinapple in the freezer the night before."

Reviewed May. 10, 2011

"Was very Delicious! Will definitially be making again.:)"

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