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Try Our Refreshing Mocktail– Eating Healthy Is Easy!

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This refreshing drink is perfect for a summer backyard barbecue and is so easy for kids to join in on the mixing fun.

Ingredients

  • 1 Bottle of Simply Lemonade (52 ounce)
  • 1 lemon 
  • 1 cup of strawberries
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • Splash of lemon-lime soda or seltzer
  • Ice

Directions

Prep

1.  Wash fruit.

2.  Slice strawberries into bite-size pieces and slice lemon into rounds.

Serve

3.  Fill four large 16 ounce beverage glasses with ice, lining the sides with lemon slices and adding small handfuls of strawberries and blueberries.

4.  Top each glass with lemonade and finish with a splash of lemon-lime soda or seltzer.

Enjoy!

Recipe Tips

Experiment with other fresh fruits and bounties of summer – think melon purees, fresh cucumber, raspberries or blackberries. Fresh herbs can also provide tasty and unique flavor. Sprigs of mint can add a refreshing zip. Rosemary or lavender offer visual interest and flavor. Cilantro’s lacy green leaves and tangy citrus flavor are another thirst quenching option. Favorite spices are delicious flavor enhancers as well. Ginger, cinnamon sticks and cloves are typically considered staples of fall, but all three can liven a cool summer drink.  With the limitless combination of fruits, herbs and spices you can explore your culinary sense of adventure all summer long! 

Nutrition

Details Per Serving
Calories:  125 calories
Carbohydrates:  31 grams
Fat:  0 grams
Protein:  1 gram

Prep Time:  5 minutes
Serves:  Four 16 ounce glasses of lemonade filled with ice

See our video recipes for more healthy ideas or visit Samaritan Diabetes Services.