Healthy Recipes

Orange Banana Crush
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Servings: 3
Ingredients and Preparation
Ingredients Measures
Orange, peeled, cut into chunks 1
Medium banana, peeled, cut into chunks
Unsweetened pineapple juice 1 can (6 ounces)
Crushed ice 1 cup
Honey 1 tablespoon

  1. In blender, combine all ingredients; blend until smooth.

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

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1/3 of recipe
Calories 110
Calories from Fat 0
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 0 mg
Total Carbohydrate 28 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Sugars 21 g
Proteins 1 g
Vitamin A 2% DV
Vitamin C 60% DV
Calcium 2% DV
Iron 2% DV
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