Recipe books, e-books and websites, including the Nutribullet website, feature recipes that include a combination of green leafy vegetables, fresh fruits, seeds and nuts that may benefit diabetics. Each person's body and needs vary, and diabetics should check with their doctor before making any dietary or lifestyle changes that may affect their health.
Many types of healthy diabetic smoothies can be made with a blender such as the Nutribullet. The fresh fruit smoothie and the green smoothie are two such recipes that can be included in a diabetic diet, according to the Mayo Clinic.To make a green smoothie, combine 1/2 of a banana, 1/2 cup of strawberries, 1/2 cup of berries like blueberries or blackberries, 2 cups of fresh, raw baby spinach, 1 tablespoon of mint, and 4 tablespoons of lemon juice. Add 1 cup of cold water or, for a thicker shake, 1 cup of ice. Puree in the blender, juicer or Nutribullet.
To make a fresh fruit smoothie, combine 1/2 cup of pineapple, 1/2 cup of cantaloupe or other melon, 1/2 cup of strawberries and the juice of two oranges. Add 1 cup cold water and 1 tablespoon of honey. Puree in the blender, juicer or Nutribullet.
The Mayo Clinic website has many other make ahead, refreshing smoothies, shakes and beverages that are recommended for a diabetic diet.