Healthy Lemonade Recipe

Healthy Lemonade Recipe
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This recipe involves making a coconut sugar simple syrup. Coconut sugar is a natural sweetener that low on the glycemic index, and as a simple syrup, it will dissolve into your cold drinks easily.

4
Servings
90
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Notes

Microwave lemons for 10 seconds in order to increase their juiciness.

Ingredients

  • 5 cups of cold water, divided
  • ½ cup coconut sugar
  • Juice from 6 lemons
  • Lemon rounds (optional)

Directions

In a saucepan, add sugar and one cup of cold water. Bring just to a boil, stirring until dissolved. Remove from heat and pour into glass pitcher. Cool in fridge for at least one hour, then add lemon juice and remaining water. Serve over ice and float lemon rounds on top.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
5g
7%
Sugar
1g
1%
Saturated Fat
3g
13%
Cholesterol
18mg
6%
Carbohydrate, by difference
8g
6%
Protein
3g
7%
Vitamin A, RAE
40µg
6%
Vitamin B-12
1µg
42%
Calcium, Ca
23mg
2%
Choline, total
9mg
2%
Folate, total
5µg
1%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
10mg
3%
Phosphorus, P
33mg
5%
Selenium, Se
6µg
11%
Sodium, Na
978mg
65%
Water
231g
9%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Healthy Shopping Tip

Choose raw fruits, vegetables, and meats, and unprocessed foods.

Healthy Cooking Tip

Substitute butter for olive oil, and bake, broil, or grill instead of fry.