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Orange Sherbert

Recipe: Orange Sherbert

Let’s Cook it Right” is a celebrated cookbook dedicated to good health, good sense, and good eating. Adelle Davis believed that food should first and foremost be delicious.  This cookbook is full of ways to prepare fresh foods of all kinds in the most minimally-impacted, health preserving manner.  This book contains easy to follow recipes, a table of equivalents and an index.  The nutritional facts below were prepared by the graduate students at Cal State Los Angeles’ School of Kinesiology and the Nutritional Science program.

Let’s Cook it Right Page #: 497

Amount for 4 servings:

2 tsp                gelatin dessert mix-prep w/ water

1/2 cup             water

1 1/2 cup           orange juice-unsweetened-frozen conc+ water

1 cup                evaporated whole milk

1 tbs                 fresh orange peel-grated

2 tbs                 fresh lemon juice

Nutrition Facts:

Serving Size:  197.88 g
Calories:  131.46
Protein:  5.01 g
Total fat: 4.82 g
Saturated fat: 2.90 g
Cholesterol:  18.27 mg
Carbohydrates: 17.82 g
Fiber: 0.38 g
Sodium: 69.90 mg
Iron:  0.23 mg
Vitamin A: 233.75 IU
Vitamin C:  43.07 mg
Vitamin D:  25.20 IU
Thiamin:  43.07 mg
Riboflavin: 0.22 mg
Niacin:  0.33 mg
Vitamin B6: 0.08 mg
Folic acid:  47.57 mcg
Magnesium:  25.57 mg
Vitamin K:  — mcg
Diabetic Exchange Values:  0.7–fruit, milk-skim-0.5, fat–0.8