Diabetic Cooking

Ocean Water

Preparation time: 2 minutes.


  • 1/2 cup (4 ounces) white grape juice, chilled
  • 2 drops blue food coloring
  • 1/4 cup (2 ounces) club soda, chilled


Pour white grape juice into a drinking glass, add food coloring, and mix well with a spoon. Pour in club soda and stir 3–4 times to mix. Drink right away.

Yield: 1 serving.

Serving size: 6 ounces.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 49 calories, Carbohydrates: 11 g, Protein: 1 g, Fat: <1 g, Saturated Fat: <1 g, Sodium: 14 mg, Fiber: <1 g

Exchanges per serving: 1 fruit. Carbohydrate choices: 1.

Tami Ross is a Diabetes Nutrition Specialist and Certified Diabetes Educator in Lexington, Kentucky.