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Strawberry Mint Lemonade – Type Free Diabetes

Strawberry Mint Lemonade

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


  • 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


  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


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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