Diabetic Cooking

Just Peachy Smoothie

Preparation time: 5 minutes.


  • 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


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 calories, 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.