Minted Raspberry Lemonade
INGREDIENTS | SERVES 8
- ½ cup raspberries
- 1½ cups lemon juice
- 8 packets sweetener, or to taste
- 6 cups water
- 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh mint, or 1 teaspoon dried mint
Mash raspberries; press through fine-mesh sieve to remove seeds.
Add raspberries, lemon juice, sweetener, water, and mint to 2-quart pitcher; stir.
Serve chilled over ice.
PER SERVING: Calories: 19 | Protein: 0g | Carbohydrates: 6g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 4mg | Fiber: 1g | PCF Ratio: 5-93-2 | Exchange Approx.: ½ Fruit
Bubbly Touch-of-Fruit Taste Drink
Another soft drink option is to pour a cup of chilled, unsweetened club soda or seltzer over fresh or frozen fruit. The fruit imparts subtle flavor and sweetness to the beverage, and when the drink is gone, you can eat the fruit for dessert. The nutritional analysis depends on the chosen fruit, but for any choice, Exchange Approx.: ½ Fruit.