Healthy Lemonade Recipe

Staff Writer
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
115
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.

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
0.3g
0.4%
Sugar
26g
N/A
Protein
1g
1.9%
Carbs
32g
11%
Vitamin A
0.9µg
0.1%
Vitamin C
53mg
89%
Vitamin E
0.1mg
0.7%
Calcium
32mg
3%
Fiber
2g
10%
Folate (food)
10µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
10µg
2%
Iron
0.5mg
2.9%
Magnesium
10mg
2%
Phosphorus
14mg
2%
Potassium
432mg
12%
Sodium
26mg
1%
Sugars, added
24g
N/A

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