Orange Lemonade

Makes 5 servings.


1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice (4 to 5 lemons)
1 cup freshly squeezed orange juice (3 to 4 oranges)
12 packets Equal® sweetener or 3 ½ teaspoons Equal® for Recipes
3 cups water
Ice cubes
Optional: Lemon slices
Optional: Mint sprigs


1. In a large pitcher combine juices and Equal®; stir to dissolve. Stir in water. Cover and chill. Serve over ice.
2. Garnish each serving with a lemon slice and mint sprig, if desired.

Nutritional Info (per serving):

Calories 44
Protein 1g
Carbohydrates 12g
Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 5mg

Food Exchanges: ½ Fruit

Additional comments:

Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®. provides many fine recipes for diabetic diets. Since its online debut in 1999, has become one of the more popular and largest cooking and recipe sites on the Internet.

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