What to Eat Wednesday: Pack a Punch

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Let them have punch with this diabetes-friendly recipe~Managing your diabetes through a healthy diet and lifestyle can be hard, especially at special events and especially for kids, who want to enjoy treats like the rest of their friends.

That’s why I love this Fruit Punch Recipe from Taste of Home: it tastes like a treat, but without sacrificing your health. It’s perfect for the next party you host, be it for you or your children. Hope you enjoy!

Fruit Punch (Serves 20!!)

Ingredients

  • 1 envelope sugar-free tropical punch drink mix
  • 4 ¾ cups water
  • 1 can (12 oz) frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
  • 16 cups diet lemon-lime soda

Diabetic Exchanges: One serving equals 1/2 fruit; also, 38 calories, 3 mg sodium, 0 cholesterol, 9 gm carbohydrate, trace protein, trace fat.

Directions

  1. In a large pitcher, combine soft drink mix and water. Add orange juice concentrate; mix well. Just before serving, pour mixture into a punch bowl; stir in the soda.
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Dr. Andrew Schneider is a podiatrist and foot surgeon at Tanglewood Foot Specialists in Houston, TX.
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