For kids--or anyone who deserves a fruit snack or dessert--these light smoothies are endlessly versatile and appealing. When in season, substitute berries for the stone fruits to change up the taste and look; try different yogurt flavors as well.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a blender, combine fruit, milk, and yogurt. Cover and blend until smooth.

  • Gradually add ice through hole in lid, blending until almost smooth. If desired, garnish each serving with fresh fruit.


Variation: Fruit Smoothie Pops: Prepare smoothie mixture as directed through Step 1. Omit ice. Pour mixture into 14 compartments of freezer pop molds. (Or pour into 3-ounce paper or plastic cups. Cover with foil. Make a slit in the foil of each. Add sticks.) Freeze for 4 to 6 hours or until firm (or for up to 1 week). Makes 14 pops

Nutrition Facts

102 calories; protein 4.6g 9% DV; carbohydrates 20.4g 7% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 1.7g 7% DV; sugars 4.4g; fat 0.6g 1% DV; saturated fat 0.5g 2% DV; cholesterol 3.8mg 1% DV; vitamin a iu 767.2IU 15% DV; vitamin c 5.9mg 10% DV; folate 7.3mcg 2% DV; calcium 141.2mg 14% DV; ironmg; magnesium 13.5mg 5% DV; potassium 345.5mg 10% DV; sodium 50.4mg 2% DV.