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Plum and Berry Lemonade

Plum and Berry Lemonade

Plum and Berry Lemonade

By Nmami Agarwal             July 18, 2018

Plum and Berry Lemonade

When you feel like drinking something sweet, treat yourself to this sparkling lemonade drink. Enjoy this chilled drink with your kids, family, and friends and replenish with essential nutrition.

Nutritional Values

Juicy and delicious plums contain an assortment of healthy nutrients valuing your health in many ways such as treating muscular degeneration, osteoporosis, diabetes, and obesity. Vitamins present in it are vitamins A, C, (ascorbic acid), K (phylloquinone) and folate, vitamin B1 (thiamine), B2 (riboflavin), B3 (niacin), vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) and B-6, minerals including iron, calcium, zinc, fluoride, potassium, magnesium and phosphorus. They also offer dietary fiber and little calories without any such harmful fats.

Blueberries, on the other hand, are nutrient-dense, high in fiber, high in water content low in carbohydrates and low in calories. Berries are a rich natural source of vitamin C, K, B6, folate, manganese potassium, copper, abundant with antioxidants, especially anthocyanin, which is responsible for powerful health benefit like strengthen bones, lower blood pressure, improve heart health, control diabetes, improve brain health, reduce acne, and soothe inflammation.

Ingredients

  •         Plums cut into chunks- 2 large
  •         Blueberries- A handful
  •         Lemon juice of 1 fresh lemon
  •         Coconut Sugar- ½ teaspoon
  •         Water- 30ml
  •         Handful of ice cubes

Calories: 38-40

Course: Mid-day or Evening

Method

  •         Extract the juice from plums and blueberries.
  •         Add the plum and blueberry juice to water and stir them with the other ingredients such as lemon juice, coconut sugar and blend them to together.
  •         Garnish it with mint leaves and few ice cubes and serve them chilled.

Over to you

Instead of choosing some unhealthy drinks and alternatives to satisfy your sweet-tooth, try this blueberry lemonade at your home. Relish the tangy, sweet taste and nutritional values of this recipe.

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