Pistachio Fruit Salad

Talk about "perfect couples"! The fresh strawberries and pistachio pudding are just made for each other.
Serves 6 (2/3 cup)

1 (4-serving) package JELL-O sugar-free instant pistachio pudding mix
2/3 cup Carnation Nonfat Dry Milk Powder
1 cup (one 8-ounce can) crushed pineapple, packed in fruit juice, drained and liquid reserved*
Water
1/2 cup Cool Whip Lite
1 cup (1 medium) diced banana
2 cups sliced fresh strawberries
1/2 cup (1 ounce) marshmallows

In a large bowl, combine dry pudding mix and dry milk powder. Add enough water to reserved pineapple juice to make 1 1/4 cups liquid. Add liquid to dry pudding mixture. Mix well using a wire whisk. Blend in Cool Whip Lite. Add pineapple, banana, strawberries, and marshmallows. Mix gently to combine. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes. Gently stir again just before serving.

Each serving equals:
DIABETIC: 1 Fruit, 1/2 Skim Milk
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125 Calories, 1gm Fat, 3gm Protein, 26gm Carbohydrate,
262mg Sodium, 1gm Fiber
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HE: 1 Fruit, 1/3 Skim Milk, 1/4 Slider, 15 Optional Calories

"The Diabetic's Healthy Exchanges Cookbook, pg. 133"

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