It may seem that smoothies are sweet concoctions that diabetics should avoid at all price, and you'd be incorrect. Even if you've got diabetes, you can nevertheless enjoy all the advantages of a healthy smoothie. You'll locate many diabetic-friendly smoothie recipes which are low in carbs and fats yet full of vitamins, minerals and proteins. Make sure you use entire fruits to get the maximum benefits from healthful smoothies for diabetics.

We've got several smoothie recipes below that call for fruits. These recipes are diabetic-friendly for these reasons:

They tend not to contain refined sugar
 Fruits are full of dietary fiber and they include complex carbs.
Some smoothie recipes include flax seed or wheat germ.
These smoothies are low-calorie and low in carbs. Diabetics and non-diabetics alike can appreciate these healthful smoothies.
To appreciate these recipes, combine all ingredients in a blender. Mix until smooth. Serve and enjoy!

1 cup skim milk
3/4 cup lowfat yogurt
1/2 cup silken tofu
1 small banana
1-1/4 cups strawberries, rather frozen
1/2 cup crushed ice
Blueberry & Banana Smoothie

1 cup skim milk
3/4 cup lowfat yogurt
1/2 cup silken tofu
3/4 cup blueberries
1/2 cup crushed ice
Banana Smoothie

1/4 cup lowfat vanilla or fruit yogurt
2 cups low-fat milk
2 tablespoons wheat germ or oat bran
Mixed Berry Smoothie

1 tablespoon malted milk powder
2 teaspoons wheat germ or oat bran
Green Smoothie for Diabetics

2 cups water
1 pear
1/2 to 1 banana
1/4 teaspoon cardamom
HINT: Chia seeds have an abundance of fiber, calcium, protein, antioxidants and omega 3. You can find them at health shops.

Strawberry Flax Smoothie

1/2 cup skim milk
3 tablespoons flax meal
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon


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