Thirst quencher lemonade

1 cup lemon juice
1 cup SPLENDA®
2/3 cup fresh mint leaves
5 cups water

Boil 2 cups of water. Add mint leaves and simmer for 5 minutes. Set aside. Cool at room temperature, and then strain out leaves. Combine mint liquid, lemon juice, Splenda® and the remaining 3 cups of water. Mix well. Refrigerate. Serve over ice and with fresh mint leave sprigs.

Makes 10 servings


Nutritional values per serving

Calories: 16
Fat: 0 gm
Saturated Fat: 0 gm
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Carbohydrate: 5 gm
Fiber: 0 gm
Protein: 0 gm
Sodium: 0 mg


Reprinted with permission from Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program and The Board of Trustees of Leland Stanford Junior University -- Good Eating for Good Health
Reviewed by: Sue Heikkinen, MS, RD, CDE
Last updated: April 19, 2007