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Everybody knows how to make traditional lemonade from fresh lemons, water, sweetener and ice. But how about trying something different? Yesterday, I made a perfect summer berry lemonade that was almost zero-carb and still had an amazing taste using just natural ingredients — no artificial sweeteners and no colourings.
The simple rule is to use frozen berries. Using fresh berries wouldn't release as much juice and unless you squeeze them, your lemonade would taste dull. Try this simple way to save extra carbs and great even for those that are calorie-conscious! :-)
Note: The nutritional values in this recipe are estimated, as some of the ingredients are not fully used and are discarded.
Serving size 1 cup
Allergy information for Sugar-Free Summer Iced Berry Limeade
✔ Gluten free
✔ Dairy free
✔ Egg free
✔ Nut free
✔ Nightshade free
✔ Pork free
✔ Avocado free
✔ Coconut free
✔ Fish free
✔ Shellfish free
✔ Beef free
Nutritional values (per serving, 1 cup)
Net carbs1.7 grams
Calories from carbs 95%, protein 4%, fat 1%
Total carbs1.8 gramsFiber0.1 gramsSugars0.8 gramsSaturated fat0 gramsSodium10 mg(0% RDA)Magnesium4 mg(1% RDA)Potassium24 mg(1% EMR)
Ingredients (makes about 5 cups)
- 1 cup mixed frozen berries (150 g/ 5.3 oz)
- 1 lime or lemon, juiced (4 tbsp)
- 1 cup fresh mint
- 15-20 drops liquid Stevia extract or other healthy low-carb sweetener from this list
- 4 cups of water, still or sparkling (960 ml)
- ice cubes to taste
- Optional: lime or leon slices
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