Healthy Recipes

Tropical Julep With Lemons
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Servings: 4
Ingredients and Preparation
Ingredients Measures
Large sprigs of fresh mint 3-6
White grape juice 2 cups
Lemon, juiced
Grapefruit, juiced
Grated fresh pineapple 1 cup
Salt 1/8 teaspoon
Ginger ale 2 cups

  1. Place the mint in the bottom of a pitcher. Gently crush with a wooden spoon, until you can smell the fresh perfume of the mint.
  2. Add the grape juice, lemon juice, and the grapefruit juice. Stir until well-blended, then cover and refrigerate.
  3. Also refrigerate the grated fresh pineapple in a covered bowl, as well as the ginger ale.
  4. When ready to serve, place 4 or 5 cubes of ice in some tall glasses.
  5. Divide the pineapple equally into each glass, than do the same with the refrigerated juice. Fill each glass with ginger ale.

Diabetic Exchange
Fruit: 1; Vegetables: 0; Meat: 0; Milk: 0; Fat: 0; Carbs: 1; Other: 0

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size ¼ of recipe
Calories 130
Calories from Fat 5
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 75 mg
Total Carbohydrate 33 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Sugars 31 g
Proteins 1 g
Vitamin A 4% DV
Vitamin C 130% DV
Calcium 2% DV
Iron 2% DV
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