Note: This recipe is especially for kids with diabetes, but can be a nutritious part of almost anyone's diet.
This is a nice refreshing drink to have on a hot summer day. Be creative and try different flavors of juice!
Prep time: 1 minute
Serving size: 10 oz. liquid
Nutritional analysis (per serving):
0 g protein
0 g fat
0 g sat. fat
12 g carbohydrate
0 g fiber
0 mg cholesterol
2 mg sodium
3 mg calcium
0.1 mg iron
1 carbohydrate exchange
Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.
Variations and suggestions:
Try this recipe with different flavors of juice. Be sure to pay attention to the amount of carbohydrates in the different juices you may use. (The soda doesn't contain any carbohydrates.) Garnish with a lemon, lime, or orange slice.
Reviewed by: Allison Brinkley, RD, CNSC, LD/N
Date reviewed: July 2012
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