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. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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Tips

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.

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