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LemonadeAn easy to make sugar-free version of the classic summertime drink. Use frozen lemon juice for that fresh squeezed taste and Equal for sweetness, and save 81% of the calories from the traditional recipe.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 cup 100% pure lemon juice from concentrate* or fresh squeezed lemons
3/4 cup Equal® Spoonful**
4 cups cold water
Ice cubes
Fresh mint (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine lemon juice and Equal® in a large pitcher. Stir until Equal® is dissolved. Add water; blend well.
  2. Serve over ice cubes. Garnish each glass with fresh mint, if desired.

Makes 6 servings.

*Tested with Minute Maid® Premium Lemon Juice (frozen) - 100% Pure Lemon Juice from Concentrate.

**May substitute 18 packets Equal sweetener

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/6 of recipe): calories 20, protein 0 g, carbohydrate 6 g, fat 0 g, cholesterol 0 mg, sodium 6 mg.

Food Exchanges: 1/2 fruit.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®.

Information on the artificial sweetener Aspartame.