Diabetic Cooking

Beverages

Just Peachy Smoothie

Preparation time: 5 minutes.
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup skim milk
  • 1 can (15 ounces) peach slices in juice, drained (or 1 cup sliced fresh peaches)
  • 1/4 cup nonfat, artificially sweetened peach yogurt
  • Artificial sweetener (optional)
  • 1 cup ice cubes

Directions

Place milk, peaches, and yogurt in the blender and pulse on high until smooth. Add artificial sweetener to taste and blend again. Add ice cubes one at a time, blending in pulses on high until smooth after each addition. Serve immediately.

Leftovers can be frozen in a microwave-safe freezer container and thawed in the microwave in 10-second increments until slushy.

Yield: 2 3/4 cups. Serving size: 1 cup.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 53, Carbohydrates: 10 g, Protein: 3 g, Fat: <1 g, Saturated Fat: <1 g, Sodium: 37 mg, Fiber: <1 g

Exchanges per serving: 1/2 skim milk, 1/2 fruit. Carbohydrate choices: 1/2.


This recipe was developed by Tami Ross, a Diabetes Nutrition Specialist and Certified Diabetes Educator in Lexington, Kentucky.