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Lemonade

Lemonade

126 Ratings
126 Ratings
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Lemonade
Makes: 1 serving
Total Cost: $$$$

A fresh, single serving of lemonade that is perfect for a hot summer day. Only one lemon is needed for this recipe. Enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 1 lemon
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon sugar

Directions

1. Cut lemon in half crosswise.

2. Place lemon half on juicer. Push and twist to squeeze out the juice.

3. Pour juice into glass. Add about 3/4 cup water.

4. Add sugar, stirring to mix ingredients.

Create-a-Flavor Changes
- Squeeze one-half each lemon and lime.
- Squeeze one-half each lemon and orange.
- Add 1/4 cup apple juice concentrate and leave out the sugar.
- Use 1/4 cup seltzer water and 1/2 cup water.

Notes

Learn more about:

Source: Cornell Cooperative Extension, Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cooking Up Fun - A Pyramid of Snacks

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 glass lemonade approx. 1 cup (248g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 108
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 8 mg
Carbohydrates 28 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Total Sugars 26 g
Added Sugars included 24 g
Protein 0 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 8 mg
Iron 0 mg
Potassium 49 mg

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Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 108
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 28 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Total Sugars 26 g
Added Sugars included 24 g
Protein 0 g
Minerals
Calcium 8 mg
Potassium 49 mg
Sodium 8 mg
Copper 27 mcg
Iron 0 mg
Magnesium 5 mg
Phosphorus 4 mg
Selenium 0 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 0 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 18 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 0 mcg
Folate 9 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 0 mg
Choline 2 mg

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MyPlate Food Groups

Fruits 1/4 cups

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