Diabetes-Friendly Recipes

Strawberry Lemonade

Servings: 4
Prep time:


  • 1 ½ cups (224g) Fresh strawberries, halved
  • ¾ cup (104g) Splenda granulated
  • 1 cup (240ml) Cold water
  • ¾ cup (180ml) Fresh lemon juice (around 4 lemons)
  • 1 Tbs (15ml) Grated lemon zest
  • 4 Fresh strawberries, to garnish
  • Fresh sprigs of mint, to garnish


  1. In a food processor or blender, puree the strawberry halves and sugar replacement. Transfer to a large pitcher.
  2. Stir in water, lemon juice, and lemon zest.
  3. Cut each strawberry in half, almost to the hull, but not cutting through the hull.
  4. Pour lemonade into tall glasses filled with ice. Add a mint sprig and position a cut strawberry over the rim of each glass.

* For more information on how low-calorie sweeteners (LCS) are metabolized in the body click here.

Nutrition Information

Per serving: 77 calories (0% calories from fat), 1 g protein, 0 total fat (0 saturated fat), 33 g carbohydrates, 2 g dietary fiber, 0 cholesterol, 1 mg sodium.
Diabetic Exchanges: 2 carbohydrate (1 1/2 bread/starch, 1/2 fruit).




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