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Banana Orange Fizz

No recipe image available.Diabetic-friendly beverage recipe for a banana and orange fizz. Originally submitted from From Equal® lover L. Fink of Maryland.

Recipe Ingredients:

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)

Cooking Directions:

  1. 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.
  2. 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®.

Information on the artificial sweetener Aspartame.