• 1/2 Cup California raisins
  • 1/2 Cup 2% milk
  • 1/2 Cup lowfat strawberry-flavored yogurt
  • 1/2 medium banana, sliced
  • 1/2 Teaspoon vanilla extract


Purée raisins, milk and yogurt in blender or food processor. Add banana and vanilla; process until smooth.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories 230 (Calories from Fat 10%); Total Fat 2.5 ( Saturated Fat 1.5; Trans Fat 0; ); Cholesterol 10; Sodium 80; Potassium 662; Total Carbohydrate 45; Dietary Fiber 3; Sugars 41; Protein 7; Calcium 202; Iron 1;

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Raisins are great food choices for most individuals, including those with Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).
- by James W. Anderson, M.D., Professor of Medicine and Clinical Nutrition, Emeritus, University of Kentucky.