This lemonade is quick and easy to make. It is sweetened with honey, so no refined sugars, artificial sweeteners or colors. Just lemons, honey, water and mint. I use a honey simple syrup which is made by combining two parts honey with 1 part water in a saucepan and heating it on the stove. Stir well and let cool. You can keep a batch of honey simple syrup in your refrigerator for up to 2 weeks. To make the lemonade I use a regular blender. A Vitamix or other high-speed blender is a little too powerful. For pink lemonade omit the mint and add 1 cup fresh or frozen raspberries. Enjoy this lemonade on it's own or with Prairie organic vodka for a great summer cocktail.
|Cut 3 organic lemons into 8 pieces each.|
|Place lemons in blender with 1 oz. fresh mint, 4 1/2 cups water, 1 cup honey simple syrup|
and a pinch of salt.
|Blend for only 10 seconds.|
Any longer and it can get bitter.
|Strain lemonade through a sieve into a glass pitcher.|
|Serve over ice and enjoy!|