Beverages and Cocktails: Refreshing Blended Drinks


Strawberry Light Lemonade

Add more or less Splenda® and sugar depending on your taste preference.


  • 2 cups sliced or halved strawberries
  • 5 tablespoons superfine sugar (regular sugar will work, too)
  • 8 tablespoons Splenda®
  • 12 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Ice cubes as desired
  • 2/3 cup club soda, mineral water or seltzer water per glass


  1. Puree strawberries and 1 tablespoon sugar in blender or small food processor.
  2. Spoon 3 tablespoons of strawberry puree into each glass, then add 2 tablespoons Splenda® and 1 tablespoon sugar to each glass.
  3. Add 3 tablespoons lemon juice to each glass; stir to blend well. Stir in 2/3 cup of club soda (or similar) into each glass, add some ice, and serve.

4 glasses

Nutritional Information:
Per serving: 97 calories, 1 g protein, 25 g carbohydrate, 0.3 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 1.5 g fiber, 1 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 3%.

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Last Editorial Review: 7/24/2006