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Chocolate Peanut Butter 'Shake'

Chocolate Peanut Butter 'Shake'This diabetic-friendly recipe, when compared to a full-fat, full-sugar version represents a 42% reduction in total calories, a 62% reduction in fat, a 8% reduction in total carbohydrates and a 50% reduction in sugars.

Recipe Ingredients:

2/3 cup sliced ripe banana
4 packets Splenda® No Calorie Sweetener
1/2 cup fat-free sour cream
3 tablespoons reduced-fat peanut butter
2 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 teaspoon imitation banana extract (optional)
1 cup ice cubes

Cooking Directions:

  1. Place sliced bananas on a plate and freeze for 10 minutes or until slightly firm.
  2. Combine all the ingredients in the jar of a blender. Blend on medium speed until smooth.
  3. Pour into glasses and enjoy.

Makes 4 (4-ounce) servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Total Calories 180, Calories From Fat 54, Total Fat 6 g, Saturated Fat 1 g, Cholesterol 5 mg, Sodium 115 mg, Total Carbohydrate 23 g, Dietary Fiber 2 g, Sugars 10 g, Protein 6 g.

Exchanges Per Serving: 1/2 starch, 1 fruit, 1 medium fat meat.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of Splenda, Inc. Splenda® is a no-calorie sweetener made from sugar that is suitable for diabetics. For more information regarding this product, please call 1-800-777-5363 or visit their website at www.splenda.com.