Banana Colada Smoothie

Makes 2 servings.


1 cup ice cubes
1 cup chopped fresh pineapple
1 small ripe banana, sliced
3 tablespoons SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
½ cup reduced-fat coconut milk
½ teaspoon vanilla extract

Banana Colada Smoothie


1. Combine all ingredients in a blender in the order listed; process mixture until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides.

Nutritional Info (per serving):

Calories: 140
Calories from Fat: 50
Total Fat: 6g
Saturated Fat: 3g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 10mg
Total Carbs: 23g
Dietary Fiber: 2g
Sugars: 18g
Protein: 1g

Exchanges Per Serving: 1 Starch, 1 Fruit, 1 Fat

Additional comments:

Cook's Note: Look for unsweetened coconut milk in the Asian food section of your supermarket.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of Splenda, Inc. Splenda® is a no-calorie sweetener made from sugar that is suitable for diabetics. provides many fine recipes for diabetic diets. Since its online debut in 1999, has become one of the more popular and largest cooking and recipe sites on the Internet.

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