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Strawberry Mint Lemonade

June 10, 2008 - 7:30am
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Strawberry Mint Lemonade

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size¼ recipe
Calories from Fat5
Total Fat1 g
Saturated Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium15 mg
Total Carbohydrate67 g
Dietary Fiber6 g
Sugars9 g
Proteins2 g
Vitamin A25% DV
Vitamin C200% DV
Calcium10% DV
Iron10% DV

Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Servings and Times

Preparation Time20 minutes

Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 2.0

Ingredients and Preparation

Water4 cups
Sugar substitute1 cup
Fresh mint leaves, lightly packed4 cups
Strawberry hulled, halved1 quart
Lemon juice, fresh squeezed1 cup
  1. Directions
  2. Place 2 cups water, sugar, and mint in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Strain into a blender; discard mint.
  4. Thinly slice 1 cup of strawberries and set aside.
  5. Add ½ of the remaining strawberries to a blender and blend until smooth; pour into 2 quart pitcher.
  6. Stir in sliced strawberries and remaining water. Add sugar to taste if needed, stirring until dissolved.
  7. Cover and chill until serving.

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. Exchanges are rounded up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.

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