Pineapple Smoothie

         Yield: 5 Servings
Categories: Fruits, Beverages, Diabetic

20 oz Unsweetened pineapple chunks 1 c Buttermilk 2 ts Vanilla extract 2 ts Liquid sweetener Mint Leaves--Optional Drain pineapple, reserving 1/2 cup juice. Freeze pineapple chunks. Place juice, buttermilk, vanilla, sweetener and frozen pineapple into a blender container. Blend until smooth. Pour into glasses and garnish with mint if desired. DIABETIC EXCHANGES: One serving = 1/2 skim milk, 1/2 fruit; also, 74 calories, 52 mg sodium, 2mg cholesterol, 16gm carbohydrate, 2 gm protein and 1gm fat. Lifted from Aug/Sep 93 Taste of Home magazine