Home Made Velvet Ginger Lemonade


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5 mins (prep 5)
7 ingredients
1 servings
When the universe gives you lemons – make naturally sweetened ginger lemonade! I remembered a frothy Lebanese lemonade my friend Christine made with a whole lemon. The zest from the whole lemon adds a strong, aromatic citrus essence, and the freshly grated ginger adds a special zing that makes this lemonade extraordinary. Those of you on the Body Ecology Diet, Sugar Circuit Diet, other sugar-free diets, or just watching your sugar intake could add in the desired amount of Stevia drops to your mix. Or you can halve the difference and use a little of a natural sweetener like agave, honey or yacon syrup, and then accent it with some drops of Stevia. Play around and find you perfect blend.For today, mine is this decadent agave-sweetened rich velvet lemonade that is absolutely to die for.

Categories:  <-15-mins , fruit , seasonal , north-american , quick , beverages , punch-beverage , time-to-make , citrus , american , non-alcoholic , summer , lemon ,
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Ingredients

Nutrition

Serving Size (245.6 g)
Servings 1
Amount per Serving
Calories 733.46 Calories from Fat 9.54
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1.06g 1.64%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0.0%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 9.46mg 0.39%
Total Carbohydrate 180.69g 60.23%
Dietary Fiber 0.47 g 1.89%
Sugars 160.96 g %
Protein 0.21g 0.43%
Vitamin A 369.1IU% Vitamin C 40.22mg%
Calcium 2.37mg% Iron 0.21mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
 
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
whole, freshly squeezed lemon juice, freshly grated ginger, soda water
 

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