Smoothie Pineapple Protein

Portions:
1

Serving Size:
10 ounces

    Diet Types:
  • Dialysis
  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten-free

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup pineapple sherbet or sorbet
  • 1 scoop vanilla whey protein powder
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 ice cubes, optional

Preparation

  1. In a blender, add pineapple sherbet, whey protein powder and water (ice cubes optional).
  2. Immediately blend for 30 to 45 seconds.

Helpful hints

  • Add one or two ice cubes to make smoothie thicker. Add an extra ice cube if you prefer a milkshake consistency or put in the freezer for five minutes before drinking.
  • Ask your dietitian about recommended protein powder brands.
  • If the protein powder sticks to the side of the blender, turn if off and use a spatula to loosen it from the sides. Replace lid and keep blending until smooth.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 268

Protein 18 g

Carbohydrates 40 g

Fat 4 g

Cholesterol 36 mg

Sodium 93 mg

Potassium 237 mg

Phosphorus 160 mg

Calcium 160 mg

Fiber 1.4 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 2-1/2 meat
  • 2 high calorie

Carbohydrate choices

2-1/2

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