Liven Up Your Lemonade

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3 favorite recipes for cool summer drinks.When life hands you lemons—or other summery fruits and herbs—why not make some lemonade? Here are three of our favorite concoctions.

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Watermelon Raspberry Lemonade
Recipe Type: Lemonade
Author: Live Naturally Magazine
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 6 cups watermelon chunks, seeds removed
  • ¼ cup fresh or frozen raspberries
  • 1 cup water or unsweetened coconut water
  • 1⁄₃ cup natural cane sugar or raw agave
  • ½ cup fresh-squeezed lemon juice (from 2 large lemons)
Instructions
  1. Place watermelon,
  2. raspberries and water
  3. in a blender; cover
  4. and blend until smooth. Strain through a fine-mesh strainer into a pitcher; compost leftover solids.
  5. Stir in sugar and lemon juice, until sugar dissolves. Refrigerate until chilled, about 1 hour, or serve immediately over ice. Garnish with fresh raspberries or watermelon slices, if desired.
Serving size: 1 Calories: 144 Carbohydrates: 37g Sugar: 32g Sodium: 5mg Fiber: 2g Protein: 2g
Peach Mint Lemonade
Recipe Type: Lemonade
Author: Live Naturally Magazine
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 1 cup natural cane sugar
  • 5 cups water, divided
  • 1½ cups packed mint leaves, chopped
  • 2 cups peeled, sliced peaches (about 3 medium)
  • ½–1 cup fresh-squeezed lemon juice (from 2–4 large lemons)
Instructions
  1. In a medium saucepan, combine sugar and 1 cup water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer about 5 minutes, until sugar is dissolved. Add mint leaves and boil for 2 minutes. Cool about an hour; then strain through a fine-mesh strainer into a blender. Puree peaches with syrup.
  2. Pour syrup blend into a pitcher, add lemon juice (start with ½ cup and increase to taste) and remaining water, stir until combined.
  3. Serve in ice-filled glasses; garnish with additional peach slices and a sprig
  4. of mint, if desired.
Serving size: 1 Calories: 160 Fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 41g Sugar: 32g Sodium: 10mg Fiber: 1g Protein: 1g
Rosemary Honey Lemonade
Author: Live Naturally Magazine
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 4½ cups water, divided
  • ¼ cup honey
  • ¼ cup fresh rosemary, peeled off stems and lightly crushed
  • 1 cup fresh-squeezed lemon juice (from 4 large lemons)
  • Rosemary sprigs and lemon wedges for garnish, optional
Instructions
  1. Heat ¼ cup water and honey in a small pot over medium heat; bring to a boil, then turn off heat. Add rosemary. Set aside to steep for 20 minutes.
  2. , Pour liquid through a mesh strainer; discard rosemary.
  3. Combine liquid with lemon juice and remaining water; stir well.
  4. Refrigerate until ready to use. Serve over ice; garnish with lemon wedge and a rosemary sprig in each glass.
Serving size: 1 Calories: 56 Fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 15g Sugar: 13g Sodium: 9mg Fiber: 1g Protein: 0g

 

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