Guilt-free lemonade recipe
8-10 fresh lemons
1 cup Splenda or equivalent sugar substitute
5 cups water
Juice lemons to make 1½ cups of lemon juice.
Whisk Splenda with lemon juice until dissolved.
Add water and whisk until well-combined.
Refrigerate until cold or add strawberry ice cubes
NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING (1 cup):
4 grams carbohydrates
Eat & Enjoy
Benefits of fruit
Eating plenty of fruits may reduce your risk of heart disease, stroke, obesity and type 2 diabetes, control blood pressure, and protect against some types of cancer. Fruits are naturally low in fat, sodium, calories and have no cholesterol.
Potassium: Helps maintain blood pressure. Found in bananas, prunes, dried peaches and apricots, cantaloupe, honeydew melon and orange juice.
Dietary Fiber: Helps reduce blood cholesterol and risk of heart disease, and is important for bowel function. Whole or cut-up fruits contain fiber; juices contain little or no fiber.
Vitamin C: Helps heal cuts and wounds, and keeps teeth and gums healthy.
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