Improved Meyer lemonade
I am sure this has been discussed already in several prior threads, but here is a "refresher":
I am a diabetic who dearly loves lemonade. Traditional lemonade mixes incorporate quite a bit of (usually) cane sugar - a real problem for me..
Here is a lemonade recipe (not mine) that I find suitable for me that is quick and easy to make and that is coincidentally the best lemonade I have ever tasted:
Squeeze, by hand, one improved Meyer lemon into a drinking glass with ice cubes.
Add one teaspoon of Agave nectar
Fill the glass with water and stir
.......... sip and enjoy
You don't have to be diabetic to enjoy this heavenly concoction.
The Agave nectar is advertised as having a lower glycemic index than conventional sweeteners so the maker claims it won't spike your blood sugar (but remember it is still high fructose sugar - so use it accordingly). CAVEAT: of course, if you are diabetic you should check with your nutritionist/physician to be sure it is OK to consume this mix if you have any qualms.
You can adjust the tartness by varying the amount of Agave nectar you add - one teaspoon is just right for me.
This post was edited by jpaz on Tue, Jan 7, 14 at 23:30