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Healthy Lime-Aid Drink That Tastes Just Like Crystal Light!

Just add water!

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Erin and I try our best to avoid sugar in our diet.  Stevia is a sweetener and sugar substitute made from the leaves of the plant species Stevia rebaudiana. There are many articles online about it and whether it is considered safe or not. Click here for a Google Search on information related to Stevia being safe or not.

We believe it is and use it as a sugar substitute but only in small amounts as we do not wish to become dependent on sweet flavors.

Please research the safety of artificial sweeteners such as Aspartame.

This drink is very easy to make and extremely tasty! Especially if you enjoy the taste of Crystal Light which does contain Aspartame as well as other chemical substances.

 

Ingredients:

  • 16oz Water
  • 1 small lime
  • 1 packet of Stevia Extract

Directions:

  1. Squeeze all of the lime juice into your container using your preferred method.
  2. Empty 1 packet of Stevia Extract into your container.
  3. Add 16 oz of Water.
  4. Stir.
  5. Enjoy!

Recommendations:

  • Lime juice contains citric acid which is harmful to the enamel of your teeth.  Please use a straw to drink the liquid and place the end of the straw past your teeth so that you can taste the flavor without damaging your teeth.

We purchased this Stevia from Whole Foods and it is in their 365 brand:

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We hope you enjoy this as much as we do and please pass it on!

– Charlize <3  & Erin

Cover image credit: Marco Lensi (fotolia)