Recipe printed from: https://www.kidneycommunitykitchen.ca/kkcookbook/recipes/fresh-lemonade-with-mint/

Fresh Lemonade with Mint

Kidney Friendly Cooking, Canadian Association of Nephrology Dietitians

Fresh Lemonade with Mint

Ingredients

  • 3 medium lemons, fresh
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) sugar, white
  • 6 mint leaves, fresh
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) water, hot
  • 3 cups (750 ml water, cold

Directions

  1. In a 5 cup (1.25 L) pitcher mix hot water and sugar. Stir until the sugar is dissolved.
  2. Add juice of 2 lemons and mint leaves
  3. slice remaining lemon in thin slices and add to the pitcher.
  4. Add cold water and stir.
  5. Chill before serving

Tip: Chill overnight for best flavour.

Serving Ideas: Serve with a piece of fresh mint.

Nutrient Analysis

  • Calories: 81 KCal
  • Carbohydrates: 21.1 g
  • Fibre: 0.1 g
  • Phosphorus: 1 mg
  • Potassium: 16 mg

Renal Diet Nutrient Analysis

Servings per recipe: 5

Serving size: 3/4 cup (175 ml)

What is one exchange?
  • 1 Protein Choice = 1oz of meat or 7g of dietary protein
  • 1 Starch Choice = about 15g of carbohydrates
  • 1 Fruit or Vegetable Choice = ½ cup
  • 1 Milk Choice = ½ cup