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Easy Diet Limeade Slushy

Updated on June 27, 2015
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Low Calorie Diet Limeade
Low Calorie Diet Limeade | Source

Limeade Makes a Great Party Beverage

Diet Limeade is my favorite drink from Sonic or Chick-fil-A, so I've come up with two home versions, one made with fresh lime juice and the other with frozen limeade. These both taste almost like slushy limeade and are great, especially on a hot summer day here in Texas. I love to top it with fresh lime zest and maybe a maraschino cherry.

See photo directions below for No Calorie Limeade made with fresh limes. For a party, I don't always have time to squeeze limes, so I use bottled juice or frozen limeade. Since some of my friends don't like artificial sweeteners, I made the recipe for the party drink so that you can make the drink with diet or regular soda. You can pour the slushy mixture into individual cups and then pour on whichever soda someone wants. This easy recipe is my go-to party beverage. It is inexpensive, unique and has lots of variations. Try it using other frozen juices like Strawberry, Berry or Lemonade too!

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Cook Time

Prep time: 5 min
Cook time: 5 min
Ready in: 10 min
Yields: Makes 1 Gallon or sixteen 8 oz servings

How to Make Diet Limeade Party Beverage

  1. Put 6 cups crushed ice in blender. Add frozen limeade and 3 cups water. Blend until well mixed. Pour mixture in pitcher.
  2. Add diet limeade soda. Pour into drink glasses. Top with lime zest and add a marachino cherry if desired.

Ingredients

  • 1 can frozen limeade
  • 1 liter diet limeade soda
  • 6 cups crushed ice
  • 1 tea. lime zest, (optional)
  • 16 marachino cherries, (optional)

No Calorie Fresh Diet Limeade

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Put 3 cups crushed ice in blender.Add 1/2 cup splenda.Juice and zest 1 lime.Put lime juice and 3 cups water in blender.  Blend.Diet Cherry Limeade: Pour 1 cup of blended mixture into a glass and add diet lemon-lime soda and a cherry.
Put 3 cups crushed ice in blender.
Put 3 cups crushed ice in blender. | Source
Add 1/2 cup splenda.
Add 1/2 cup splenda. | Source
Juice and zest 1 lime.
Juice and zest 1 lime. | Source
Put lime juice and 3 cups water in blender.  Blend.
Put lime juice and 3 cups water in blender. Blend. | Source
Diet Cherry Limeade: Pour 1 cup of blended mixture into a glass and add diet lemon-lime soda and a cherry.
Diet Cherry Limeade: Pour 1 cup of blended mixture into a glass and add diet lemon-lime soda and a cherry. | Source

Low Calorie Diet Limeade

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 8 0z
Calories 40
Calories from Fat0
% Daily Value *
Fat 0 g
Saturated fat 0 g
Unsaturated fat 0 g
Carbohydrates 3 g1%
Sugar 3 g
Fiber 0 g
Protein 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

Fresh Limeade Made with Sugar

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    • ocfireflies profile image

      ocfireflies 

      4 years ago from North Carolina

      Wishing I had all the ingredients so that I could make one of these refreshing drinks right now! Congratulations on receiving Hug of the Day. I will be checking out more of your hubs.

      Blessings,

      ocfireflies aka Kim

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      Michael Vo 

      4 years ago

      Thanks for the recipe, Mrs. Kearney, I'm going to try this once whenever I have limes!

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      Rachel 

      5 years ago from Waco, TX

      This is so great. I love limeade, and diet limeade is even better!!

    • Eiddwen profile image

      Eiddwen 

      5 years ago from Wales

      Great share and very refreshing indeed.

      Eddy,

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      Maddie Ruud 

      5 years ago from Oakland, CA

      Mmmm, sounds refreshing!

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      Debbie Carey 

      5 years ago from Riverton, KS, USA

      I LOVE limeades as well!! I will try this out! Thanks for sharing!

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