Diabetic Dish of the Week – ‘Banana’s Foster’ Smoothie

May 3, 2016 at 5:15 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes | Leave a comment
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The Diabetic Dish of the Week is a ‘Banana’s Foster’ Smoothie. Its from the CooksRecipes website which is loaded with recipes for all diets, cuisines, and taste. http://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

‘Banana’s Foster’ Smoothie

Take the flavors of a classic Bananas Foster and blend them up in this satisfying caramel and banana smoothie. This quick and easy drink is perfect for breakfast or a quick afternoon pick-me-up.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 packets Splenda® Flavors for Coffee, CaramelCooksrecipes 2
3/4 cup reduced fat milk
1 tablespoon orange juice
1/4 teaspoon banana extract
1 (2-inch) slice of banana

Cooking Directions:

1 – Mix all ingredients, except banana, in a microwaveable bowl or cup. Heat in microwave 50 to 60 seconds or until hot. Pour into a blender and add banana. Cover tightly and blend 15 to 20 seconds or until banana is puréed. Pour into serving glass and serve immediately.
Makes 1 serving.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1 recipe): Calories 140 | Calories from Fat 35 | Fat 4.0g (sat 2.5g) | Cholesterol 15mg | Sodium 90mg | Carbohydrates 24g | Fiber 1g | Sugars 19g | Protein 7g.


Diabetic Dish of the Week – Peachy Vanilla Smoothie

December 29, 2015 at 6:01 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetic Dish of the Week | Leave a comment
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For this week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week it’s a Smoothie, a Peachy Vanilla Smoothie. Peaches, Skim Milk, and Greek Yogurt are 3 of the ingredients you’ll be using. It’s 110 calories and 19 net carbs.


Peachy Vanilla Smoothie


1 Medium Peach, peeled and pitted
3/4 Cup Fat-Free Skim Milk
1/2 Cup Crushed Ice
1/4 Cup Plain Nonfatb Greek Yogurt
1 Tablespoon Sugar or 1/2 Tablespoon Splenda
1/4 Teaspoon Vanilla


1 – Combine Peach, Milk, Ice, Greek Yogurt, Sugar, and Vanilla in a blender; blend until smooth.
2 – Pour into 2 glasses and serve immediately.

Makes 2 Servings

Calories 110, Total Fat 0g, Protein 6g, Carbs 20g, Cholesterol 0, Fiber 1g, Sodium 120mg

Stay-Skinny Breakfasts – 16 Light & Healthy Breakfasts

December 6, 2014 at 6:45 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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Start your day off healthy with Stay-Skinny Breakfasts – 16 Light & Healthy Breakfasts. It’s all on the EatingWell website. http://www.eatingwell.com/


Stay-Skinny Breakfasts

Lighten up your morning meal with these yummy, low-calorie breakfast recipes.
Good news for people who eat breakfast—they tend to weigh less than people who don’t. Plus, starting your day with a healthy meal helps you stay on track. These recipes all clock in at less than 350 calories and have healthy nutrients like protein, fiber and vitamins. Enjoy delicious green smoothies, pancakes, eggs and oatmeal.




Strawberry & Yogurt Parfait
This healthy yogurt parfait recipe combines fresh fruit, Greek yogurt and crunchy granola for an easy breakfast. Pack the parfait in a mason jar for a healthy breakfast on the go…..



Mango-Coconut Green Smoothie
Mango, banana and kale are blended with coconut water and protein-rich cottage cheese in this delicious smoothie recipe. Flaxseed gives this smoothie a boost of healthy omega-3 fats…..



Ham & Swiss Quiche
This healthy quiche recipe is perfect for entertaining—the quiche can be made ahead and is just as flavorful served warm or at room temperature. Filled with ham, red bell pepper, caramelized onions and Swiss cheese, this healthy quiche with a whole-grain crust is perfect for breakfast or brunch, or served with a light salad for lunch……




Click the link below to get all 16 Light & Healthy Breakfasts


Yoplait Chocolate Banana Smoothie

March 29, 2012 at 5:43 PM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, fruits | Leave a comment
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Tried a new dessert tonight, YoplaitChocolate Banana Smoothie. I seen these on Biggest Loser and they looked so good I had to try it

Yoplait Chocolate Banana Smoothie

out and glad I did! Easy to make and a nice thick and tasty Smoothie. Only 130 calories and 18 carbs! I’ll leave the write up and nutrition on the  below.

Just add milk and blend for a delicious smoothie in minutes.
Yoplait® Frozen Smoothies are the perfect way to enjoy a refreshing, fruit smoothie any time of day. All you do is add milk and blend. They’re rich in nutrition with real fruit, live and active cultures, and calcium. Enjoy our five great tasting varieties.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 smoothie (8oz)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 10
Calories 130

% Daily Values*
Total Fat 1g     2%
Saturated Fat 0g     0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol –
Sodium 30mg     1%
Total Carbohydrate 18g     6%
Dietary Fiber 2g     8%
Sugars 11g
Protein 3g


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