This summer treat is anything but typical. You get a little sweet, savory, and zest in each bite. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • In a small saucepan, bring coconut water and sugar just to boiling; cool.

  • Remove 1/2 teaspoon zest, and squeeze 2 tablespoons juice from lime. In a blender or food processor combine coconut water mixture and watermelon; cover and blend or process until smooth. Strain into a bowl through a fine-mesh sieve. Stir lime zest and juice into pureed melon. Transfer to a 3-quart rectangular baking dish.

  • Freeze 2 hours, stirring and scraping frozen mixture from sides of dish every 30 minutes. Cover and freeze, without stirring, 6 hours or until firm. Let stand at room temperature 5 minutes. To serve, scrape across surface with a metal spoon or fork. If desired, top servings with coconut and/or additional lime zest.


Tip: For a sugar substitute, choose Splenda(R) Sugar Blend. Follow package directions to use product amount equivalent to 3 tablespoons sugar. Nutrition Facts Per Serving with Substitute: Same as below, except 85 calories, 20 g carbohydrate (17 g sugars).

Nutrition Facts

99 calories; 0.2 g total fat; 7 mg sodium. 336 mg potassium; 25 g carbohydrates; 0.7 g fiber; 22 g sugar; 1 g protein; 869 IU vitamin a iu; 15 mg vitamin c; 5 mcg folate; 27 mg calcium; 16 mg magnesium;