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Lime Paradise Recipe

I am 10 years old and love to watch my Mom cook. I also enjoy watching cooking programs on TV. One hot day last summer, Mom let me experiment with something cool and refreshing. When I was done, I had a mess…but a very taste drink
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • Ice cubes
  • 2 cups water

Directions

  • 1. In two rocks glasses, muddle the mint, lime juice and sugar. Add ice; pour in water. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 62 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 4 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 starch.