Healthy Recipes

Cactus Pear Smoothie
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Servings: 4
Ingredients and Preparation
Ingredients Measures
Soft silken tofu 14 ounces
Orange juice 1 cup
Cactus pears, peeled and diced 2 cups
Ice cubes 1 cup
Honey 2 tablespoons

  1. Place all ingredients in a blender. Puree until smooth.

Diabetic Exchange
Fruit: 1; Vegetables: 0; Meat: 1; Milk: 0; Fat: 1; Carbs: 0; Other: 0

Melissa’s Variety Produce

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size ¼ recipe
Calories 140
Calories from Fat 45
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 15 mg
Total Carbohydrate 20 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Sugars 10 g
Proteins 8 g
Vitamin A 0% DV
Vitamin C 50% DV
Calcium 10% DV
Iron 8% DV
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