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Strawberry Mint Lemonade

Strawberry Mint Lemonade



 

Strawberry Mint Lemonade

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Number of Servings: 4 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 2

Ingredients

  • 4 cups water
  • 1 cup sugar substitute
  • 4 cups fresh mint leaves, lightly packed
  • 1 quart strawberry hulled, halved
  • 1 cup lemon juice, fresh squeezed

Directions

  1. Place 2 cups water, sugar and mint in a small saucepan, bring to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes.
  2. Strain into a blender, discard mint.
  3. Thinly slice 1 cup of strawberries and set aside.
  4. Add 1/2 of the remaining strawberries to a blender and blend until smooth; pour into 2 quarter pitcher.
  5. Stir in sliced strawberries and remaining water.
  6. Add sugar to taste if needed, stirring until dissolved.
  7. Cover and chill until serving.

Nutrition Facts


Serving Size: 1/4 recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 160
Calories from Fat 5 % Daily Value (DV)*  
Total Fat 1g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 15mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 67g 22%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 9g
Protein 2g
Vitamin A 25%
Vitamin C 200%
Calcium 10%
Iron 10%  
* 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; www.Fruits & Veggies Matter.Org






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