Refreshing Basil Lemon-Limeade Slushy

A healthy slush drink made with crushed ice, fresh basil, lemon and lime.

Eating Style: Dairy-free, Egg-free, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Nut-free, Paleo, Refined Sugar-free, Soy-free, Sugar-free, Vegan, Vegetarian

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Serves: 6


  • 2/3 cup of sweetener like honey, agave, coconut sugar or 1/8-1/4 teaspoon white powder stevia – see note
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves + a couple extra leaves for garnish
  • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice [3-4 medium lemons]
  • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lime juice [about 4 medium limes]
  • 1/4 cup not from concentrate apple juice
  • 2 cup cold water
  • 2 cup ice


  1. Place all ingredients in blender and pulse until ice is broken up. Pour into glasses immediately and garnish with lime or lemon wedges and extra basil leaves.

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I used stevia for the first batch and honey for the second. I liked the taste of the honey version more, but 2/3 a cup is a bit much.

Nutrition Information Per Serving

  • Calories: 130
  • Calories from Fat: 2
  • Total Fat: 0.2
  • Sodium: 11 mg
  • Carbs: 34.3 g
  • Sugars: 32.9 g
  • Protein: 0.4 g