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  • Tropical Julep With Lemons

    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
    Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

    Servings and Times

    Servings 4
    Preparation Time 30 minutes
    Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person:  2.0

    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
    Directions
    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 ExchangeFruit: 1; Vegetables: 0; Meat: 0; Milk: 0; Fat: 0; Carbs: 1; Other: 0Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. Exchanges are rounded up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.

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