Diabetic Cooking

Tropical Green Shake

Looking for a quick and easy beverage to quench your thirst? Close your eyes and be transported to the islands with this refreshing summer sipper. Simply combine the five ingredients, blend and enjoy!



  • 1 cup ice cubes
  • 1 cup packed stemmed kale
  • 1 cup frozen tropical fruit mix*
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sugar orange juice beverage
  • 2 tablespoons honey or agave nectar


Combine ice, kale, tropical fruit mix, orange juice, and honey in blender; blend until smooth.

Pour into two glasses.

*Note. Tropical mix typically contains pineapple, mango and strawberries along with other fruit.

Yield: 2 servings.

Serving size: 8 ounces.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 130 calories, Carbohydrates: 32 g, Protein: 2 g, Fat: 0 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 20 mg, Fiber: 1 g

Exchanges per serving: 1 Bread/Starch, 1/2 Fruit, 1/2 Vegetable.

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