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Nutrition information
Serving size: about 1 cup (402 grams)
Servings per recipe: 2
Calories: 273 (6 from fat)
Cholesterol: 2 milligrams
Fat: 1 gram  (0 saturated fat, 0 trans fats)
Protein: 9 grams
Sodium: 99 milligrams 
Total carbohydrate: 60 grams (3 fiber, 
21 sugars)

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Fruit smoothies

Almost anyone will enjoy this refreshing drink, especially on a hot day.


1 medium to large banana
1 cup orange juice
1 cup fat-free plain yogurt
1 cup frozen strawberries or raspberries
1/4 cup sugar substitute


  1. Peel and cut banana into large chunks.
  2. Place in resealable bag. Seal and freeze for at least 5 to 6 hours.
  3. Place all ingredients in a blender or food processor.
  4. Blend all ingredients until smooth.


Source: Allina Health clinic, Diabetes Tips and Recipes, 2003

First published: 05/31/2004
Last updated: 06/09/2010

Reviewed by: Allina Health's Patient Education Department