Carson’s Stevia Lemonade

Must-Try! Carson's Stevia Lemonade Recipe #lowcarb #sugarfreeCarson’s Stevia Lemonade, our son’s fast fresh beverage made with zero calorie sweetener.

Carson's Stevia Lemonade Recipe #lowcarb #sugarfree
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My son Carson is 12 years old, and an absolute sweet tooth. For years, he has come home from school and immediately started sifting through the pantry, hunting for a sweet snack.

When no sugar is to be found he’ll ask, “Can I make lemonade?”

Me: “Baby, you don’t need all that sugar.”

Carson: “How about “Stevia Lemonade??”

Making Carson's Stevia Lemonade Recipe #lowcarb #sugarfree

I always give in.

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After all, stevia is a natural zero calorie sweetener that tames his sweet tooth, at least until the next day.

How To: Carson's Stevia Lemonade Recipe #lowcarb #sugarfree

Due to Carson’s persistent routine of hunting for sugary snacks, then making himself a beverage, he has gotten to be very very good at making Stevia Lemonade. So much so, that I thought I’d share his recipe with you today.

How to Make Carson's Stevia Lemonade Recipe #lowcarb #sugarfree

Honestly, Carson’s Stevia Lemonade is just as good as classic lemonade, without the guilt and the sugar high.

When using stevia in place of sugar, always add half the amount, because stevia is very strong.

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Carson would tell you it’s important to mix the lemon juice and stevia together first, before adding the water. The acidity of the lemon juice breaks down the stevia quickly, allowing it to dissolve smoothly.

Carson’s Stevia Lemonade has become a favorite in our house. We are sure your kids (or you) will love it too!

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4 comments on “Carson’s Stevia Lemonade

  1. SanCposted July 12, 2017 at 7:46 am Reply

    What type of powdered Stevia do you use? I could not possibly use 1/2 cup of the Nu-stevia that I keep on hand — 1/32 of a teaspoon is plenty for my smoothies — maybe 2 of those if I do not use sweet fruit. The recipe sounds very refreshing!

    • Sommerposted July 12, 2017 at 12:29 pm Reply

      Hi Sanc!

      Most stevia powders are 1/2 cup per every 1 cup of sugar. However if your brand is higher in concentration, use whatever amount would equal 1 cup sugar.

      • Valerieposted July 13, 2017 at 12:41 pm

        I have made stevia lemonade by the glass for myself a few times before. The type of stevia powder I use is nearly 100% pure stevia. VERY strong! Probably similar to what Sanc is using. I agree, with that type I would be afraid to use more than 2 teaspoons for an entire pitcher. That said, stevia lemonade is very refreshing! Also, I like the tip of mixing the stevia and lemon juice first. If you’ve forgotten to do that, no worries! A little room temperature water will also help to dissolve it. Cheers!

  2. Saraposted August 13, 2017 at 3:13 pm Reply

    So easy to make and yummy! Thanks Carson, my kids loved it too!

    Rating: 5