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Recipes for Diabetes - University of Illinois Extension


1 can (20-ounce) crushed pineapple in its own juice
1 small apple, grated
1 package unflavored gelatin
½ cup cold water
Non-fat whipped topping


  1. Combine crushed pineapple and unflavored gelatin in a saucepan. Allow gelatin to soften 5 minutes.
  2. Bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve gelatin. Remove from heat. Stir in cold water.
  3. Fold in grated apple. Chill until firm.
  4. Top with 2 tablespoons non-fat whipped topping to serve.

Note: Gel will turn the color of the apple peel unless folded after the mixture begins to set, or peel the apple before grating.

Total time: 3 hours 11 minutes
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Chill time: 3 hours
Nutrition Facts
Servings per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
Calories 74 Calories from Fat 0
Total Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 3 mg
Carbohydrate 18 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Protein 1 g
Exchange 1½ fruit
Carbohydrate Units 1

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