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Source: Prevention’s Decadent Desserts for Diabetics


Strawberry-Kiwi Smoothie


Ingredients:


1 1/4 c cold apple juice
1 ripe banana, sliced
1 kiwifruit, sliced
5 frozen strawberries
1 1/2 tsp honey


Directions:


In a blender, combine the juice, banana, kiwifruit, strawberries, and honey. Blend until smooth.


Makes 4 Servings.


Dietary Exchanges: 1 Fruit


Carb Choices: 1


Nutrients Per Serving:
72 Calories
0 g Fat
0 g Saturated Fat
18 g Carbohydrate
1 g Protein
0 mg Cholesterol
0 mg Sodium
2 g Dietary Fiber


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Caribbean Fruit Frappe


Ingredients:


1 1/2 c chopped pineapple
1 c low-fat vanilla ice cream
1 mango, peeled and chopped
2 tbsp lime juice
1/2 tsp coconut extract


Directions:


In a blender, combine the pineapple, ice cream, mango, lime juice, and coconut extract. Blend until smooth.


Makes 4 Servings.


Dietary Exchanges: 1/2 Fruit, 1/2 Other Carbohydrate


Carb Choice: 1


Nutrients Per Serving:
78 Calories
2 g Fat
1 g Saturated Fat
15 g Carbohydrate
2 g Protein
5 mg Cholesterol
30 mg Sodium
1 g Dietary Fiber


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Peach-Pear Smoothie


Ingredients:


1 c cold peach nectar
2 pears, peeled, cored, and chopped
1 c 2% milk or unsweetened soy milk
1/8 tsp ground nutmeg


Directions:


In a blender, combine the nectar, pears, and milk. Blend until smooth. Serve sprinkled with nutmeg.


Makes 4 Servings.


Dietary Exchanges: 1 1/2 Fruit, 1 1/2 Lean Meat


Carb Choice: 1


Nutrients Per Serving:
103 Calories
2 g Fat
1 g Saturated Fat
22 g Carbohydrate
2 g Protein
0 mg Cholesterol
11 mg Sodium
3 g Dietary Fiber


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Peanut Butter Ice Cream Shake


Ingredients:


1 pint fat-free frozen vanilla yogurt
1/4 c creamy peanut butter
1/4 c fat-free milk
2 tablespoons chocolate syrup


Directions:


In a blender, combine the frozen yogurt, peanut butter, milk, and chocolate syrup. Blend until smooth.


Makes 4 Servings.


Dietary Exchanges: 1 Other Carbohydrate, 1 Fat


Carb Choices: 1


Nutrients Per Serving:
112 Calories
4 g Fat
1 g Saturated Fat
14 g Carbohydrate
5 g Protein
1 mg Cholesterol
79 mg Sodium
1 g Dietary Fiber