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Pistachios, Fruit and Fun – TypeFree Diabetes

Pistachios, Fruit and Fun

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Number of Servings: 8

Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 2


  • 3 cups, (1 basket) hulled and halved fresh strawberries
  • 3-1/2 cups, pared, seeded, and cut up cantaloupe
  • 2-1/2 cups, seedless green grapes
  • 1/3 cup, shelled natural pistachios
  • 1/3 cup, frozen lemonade concentrate
  • 2 Tbsp, sugar


  1. Combine fruit and pistachios in bowl.
  2. Stir lemonade concentrate with sugar vigorously, pour over fruit; toss gently to
    coat well.
  3. Refrigerate until ready to serve, tossing now and then.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/8 recipe

Amount Per Serving

Calories 140

Calories from Fat 30 % Daily Value (DV)*

Total Fat 3g 5%

Saturated Fat 0g 0%

Cholesterol 0mg 0%

Sodium 10mg 0%

Total Carbohydrate 29g 10%

Dietary Fiber 3g 12%

Sugars 25g

Protein 2g

Vitamin A 45%

Vitamin C 110%

Calcium 2%

Iron 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Diabetic Exchange**

Fruit: 1

Vegetables: 0

Meat: 0

Milk: 0

Fat: 0

Carbs: 1

Other: 0

** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association
Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore,
partial exchanges are not included.

Source: 5 A Day for Better Health: cdc.gov


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