Liquid egg whites add 15 grams of protein without changing the citrus flavor.

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Makes 16 ounces


1⁄2 cup orange segments
1⁄2 cup grapefruit segments
1⁄2 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt
1⁄2 cup pasteurized liquid egg whites
Sugar substitute equivalent to 2 tsp sugar
1⁄4 tsp orange extract
1⁄2 cup ice cubes


  1. Place all ingredients in a blender, except ice cubes. Blend on high for 30 seconds.
  2. Add ice cubes. Blend on high for 30 seconds or until smooth.

PER SERVING 152 calories, 15 g protein, 24 g carbohydrates, 4 g fiber, 16 g sugar, 0.26 g fat, 0.03 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 200 mg sodium

From our sister publication Diabetes Focus Summer 2014

Publication Review By: the Editorial Staff at

Published: 12 Jun 2014

Last Modified: 25 Mar 2015