Sugar Free Basil Lemonade
Sugar Free Basil Lemonade, a refreshing homemade recipe for lemonade with healthy benefits and no added sugar.
Servings: 8 servings
- 1 cup Lemon Juice -fresh
- ½ cup Stevia - see post for alternatives and details
- 1 cup Basil - fresh leaves
- 3 cups Water
In a blender, blend together the lemon juice, stevia, and basil until smooth. Place a strainer over a large pitcher and pour the contents from the blender into the pitcher to remove the large remnants.
Add the water to the pitcher and the chia seeds. Allow the chia seeds to double in size become gelatinous (about 15 minutes) before serving, stirring as needed. Serve this lemonade over ice with additional basil as a garnish.
*Please check the nutritional labels to assure that you are sticking to your diet restrictions for any substitutions used.
- see post for alternatives
Please see recipe post for further details on this recipe.
Nutritional Information is only an estimate and can vary especially with ingredients that are used.
The easiest way to make this recipe for lemonade is to use a blender, although you can also make it by hand in a pitcher.
A blender will ensure that the ingredients get well blended together.
I mentioned that chia seeds can be added to this recipe for added healthy benefits.
To add the chia seeds you will need to allow them to sit in the lemonade for 15 minutes or until they double in size, stirring occasionally.
See post on the sugarfreediva.com for important details on this recipe!
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Calories: 7kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 5mg | Potassium: 40mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 160IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1mg
Please note: Nutritional data has been calculated using a tool that comes with this recipe card and not by me. This means that Nutritional Information is only an estimate and can vary especially with ingredients that you use. The accuracy of this tool may differ from other tools as expected. Also note that there is no instructional value to the video that may be attached to this recipe. It is only there for visual pleasure. For more information about the images in this recipe, please refer the the recipe instructions. Thank you!