Note: This recipe is especially for kids with diabetes, but it can be a nutritious part of almost anyone's diet.
This is a refreshing drink on a hot summer day. Be creative and try it with different flavors of juice.
Prep time: 1 minute
- 3 oz. cranberry juice cocktail
- 7 oz. diet lemon lime soda
- ice cubes
- Fill glass with ice cubes.
- Add juice and diet soda.
- Mix well.
Serving size: 10 oz. liquid
Nutritional analysis (per serving):
0 g protein
0 g fat
0 g sat. fat
14 g carbohydrate
0 g fiber
0 mg cholesterol
2 mg sodium
4 mg calcium
0.1 mg iron
1 carbohydrate exchange
Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.
Variations and suggestions:
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, LD/N
Date reviewed: March 2009
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