Banana Orange Fizz
Diabetic-friendly beverage recipe for a banana and orange fizz. Originally submitted from From Equal® lover L. Fink of Maryland.
1 medium, ripe banana, cut into pieces
1/2 cup orange juice, chilled
1/4 cup diet orange soda, chilled
1/2 teaspoon coconut extract
1 teaspoon Equal® for Recipes or 3 packets Equal® sweetener or 2 tablespoons Equal® Spoonful™
6 ice cubes
Ground nutmeg (optional)
- Process all ingredients, except ice and nutmeg, in blender or food processor until smooth. With blender running, add ice cubes through lid and process until smooth.
- Serve in tall glasses; sprinkle very lightly with nutmeg, if desired.
Makes 2 servings.
Tips: Rum extract can be substituted for the coconut extract, if desired. Banana Orange Fizz can be made in larger quantities and served as a punch; float scoops of orange sherbet on top.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/2 of recipe): 90 cal., 1 g pro., 22 g carbo., 0 g fat, 0 mg chol., 7 mg sodium.
Food Exchange: 1 1/2 fruit.
Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®.