Diabetic Cooking

Beverages

Tofu berry smoothie

Preparation time: 10 minutes.
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup frozen raspberries
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1/2 cup soy milk, unsweetened (shake before pouring)
  • 1/3 pound (5 1/2 ounces) soft tofu, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 cup ice
  • 1/2 cup light whipped topping
  • 4 tablespoons Splenda or other artificial sweetener
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

Directions

Place all ingredients in a blender. Puree until smooth. Serve immediately.

Yield: 3 cups. Serving size: 1 cup.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 98, Carbohydrates: 10 g, Protein: 6 g, Fat: 3 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Sodium: 10 mg, Fiber: 4 g, Soy protein: 5 g

Exchanges per serving: 1/2 carbohydrate, 1 lean meat. Carbohydrate choices: 1/2.


This recipe was developed by Jacqueline Craig, a registered dietitian at Group Health Associates, an American Diabetes Association–recognized Education Program in Cincinnati, Ohio.