Minty Ice Cubes

Minty Ice Cubes

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

If your typical source of minty fresh breath is mouthwash, you're in for a treat when you try fresh mint leaves. This aromatic herb won't cost you any carb grams or calories in the small amounts needed to flavor foods and drinks.

Ingredients 8 servings

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  • 1 cup water
  • 1 sprig fresh mint (see Tip)

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  1. Mince fresh mint, combine it with water in an ice cube tray, and freeze. Add the cubes to water or unsweetened iced tea for a calorie-free treat.
  • Tip: Check for fresh mint in the produce section of the supermarket, or grow your own in a container garden. If using dried mint, crush the leaves between your fingers to help bring out the flavor.
  • Did you know: Mint leaves that are picked before the plant starts to flower have more flavor.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 2 ice cubes
  • Per serving: 0 calories;
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 0

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