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Cucumber Lime Slush

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Cucumber Lime Slush

This icy treat is low in calories and provides you with a quick boost of energy when you feel tired because it contains B-complex vitamins and carbohydrates. And it helps flush toxins too!

Preparation Time:

  • 10 Minutes

Total Time:

  • 10 Minutes

Yield:

  • 4 Servings
  • 8 medium cucumber
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 2 cups shaved or crushed ice
  • sugar substitute, to taste
  1. Cut cucumbers in half lengthwise; scoop out the seeds with a teaspoon. Cut into small pieces.
  2. Place cucumbers, lime and sweetener in a blender; pulse 4 times. Add shaved ice and process until smooth.
  3. Pour in glasses and garnish with cucumber slices if desired.
  4. Serve and enjoy.
  • Food Exchange: 1 Vegetable
  • Glycemic Index: Low
  • Nutrition Profile:
    • Diabetes Appropriate
    • Low Calorie, Low Fat
    • Low Cholesterol, Heart Friendly
    • Healthy Weight, Gluten Free

 

 Energy  41.3 Calories
 Total Fat

Saturated Fat
Polyunsaturated Fat
Monounsaturated Fat
 0.5 g
0.0 g
0.0 g
0.0 g
 Cholesterol  0.0 mg
 Sodium  6.4 mg
 Potassium  433.8 mg
 Total carbohydrate

Dietary Fiber
Sugars
 8.2 g
2.2 g
4.5 g
 Protein  1.9 g

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