Pistachios, when eaten with high-carbohydrate foods, may result in lower than expected blood sugar levels, an important factor in reducing risk of diabetes.
12 ounces Pineapple juice
1 Large, ripe banana
4 ounces Unflavored yogurt
2 ounces American pistachios
1 ounce American pistachios, medium chopped
1 tablespoon Wheat germ (optional)
1 to 2 teaspoon Honey
Place juice, yogurt, and banana in blender along with 2 ounces pistachios, wheat germ and
honey; whip until frothy. Pour into glasses and garnish with remaining chopped pistachios.
Nutritional Information per Serving: 466 calories, 14 g protein, 21 g fat, 3 g saturated fat, 61 g carbohydrates, 38 g sugars, 7 g fiber, 3.5 mg cholesterol, 47 mg sodium.