Diabetic Cooking

Blueberry bliss

Preparation time: 10 minutes.


  • 2 cups chilled, fresh blueberries (do not substitute unsweetened, frozen blueberries)
  • 1/4 cup sugar-free, maple-flavored syrup
  • 2 teaspoons freshly grated orange or grapefruit zest
  • 1/2 cup nonfat, no-sugar-added vanilla yogurt


Place blueberries in a serving bowl. Add syrup and orange or grapefruit zest. Gently toss to coat blueberries. Fold in yogurt and serve right away.

Yield: 2 1/2 cups.

Serving size: 1/2 cup.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 57 calories, Carbohydrates: 12 g, Protein: 1 g, Fat: <1 g, Sodium: 43 mg, Fiber: 2 g

Exchanges per serving: 1 fruit. Carbohydrate choices: 1.

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