Blueberry Smoothie

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Blueberry Smoothie

Do you want a good source of protein but don’t feel like eating meat? Here is a recipe for a quick and delicious smoothie that is light and refreshing.

Ingredients

  • 1 ¼ c pineapple juice
  • 2c frozen blueberries (slightly thawed)
  • 3/4c pasteurized egg whites
  • 2 tsp sugar or Splenda
  • 1/2c water (can use more or less as desired depending on how thick you like your smoothie)

Directions

Put all ingredients in a blender and puree. Enjoy!

Nutrient Analysis

Calories: 155.4 KCal

Protein: 7.4 g

Carbohydrates: 31.1 g

Fibre: 3 g

Total Fat: 0.75 g

Sodium: 104.1 mg

Phosphorus: 27.5 mg

Potassium: 289.4 mg

Renal Diet Nutrient Analysis

Servings per recipe: 3

Renal and Diabetic Exchanges

Renal Exchange: 1 protein + 1 fruit choice

Diabetic Exchange: 2 carb choices (or less if you substitute sugar with Splenda).

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