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Limeade and Lemonade Recipe

Diabetic Friendly Recipe

Make tall glasses of fresh, delicious Limeade or Lemonade fast with these easy recipes. Then sit back, relax and enjoy.

Switch off if you can't make up your mind which to have! They are both equally as refreshing on a hot, lazy summer day.

Limeade and Lemonade

Limeade Ingredients

1-1/2 cups freshly squeezed lime juice (about six limes)
4 cups cold water
1-1/2 cups measurable sweetener (such as Stevia)
Ice cubes
6 lime slice twists
6 mint sprigs

Recipe Directions

Mix lime juice, water and sweetener; refrigerate until chilled. Serve over ice in tall glasses; garnish with lime slice twists and mint. Recipe makes six (8-ounce) servings.

Recipe Note

Limeade can be frozen in ice cube trays; the cubes can be used with the limeade so it will not be diluted. Also, the ice cubes can be processed in a blender or food processor to make a delicious lime slush.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 45; Saturated Fat: 0g; Total Fat:: >0g; Carbohydrates: 12g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 5mg; Protein: Less than 1g; Fiber: Trace;
Exchanges:  1 Fruit


Lemonade 7.5 ounces 100 percent pure lemon juice from concentrate* or fresh-squeezed lemons
3/4 cup measurable sweetener or 18 packets
4 cups cold water
Ice cubes

*Such as Minute Maid Premium Lemon juice (frozen), 100 percent Pure Lemon Juice from Concentrate

Mix lemon juice and sweetener in a large pitcher; stir to dissolve sweetener. Add water; blend well. Serve over ice. Recipe makes 6 servings.

Nutrition information per serving:
Calories: 20; Protein: 0g; Carbohydrates: 6g; Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 6mg; Food exchanges:  1/2 fruit

Extra: Instant Lemonade

Pour lemon juice with sugar and a little salt into ice trays. Make cubes which can be used for instant lemonade.

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