Honey Lemonade: the taste of summer in a glass

By admin
July 04, 2016

Ice cold lemonade

Nothing quenches a summer thirst like a cold glass of homemade lemonade! Try this all-natural recipe you can feel great about serving.

INGREDIENTS:

• 4 cups water

• 1/3 – 1/2 cup Mississippi honey

• 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice (from 5 – 7 large lemons)

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Heat water and 1/3 cup of honey in a saucepan over low heat.
  2. Stir to dissolve honey. (This should take about 1 minute.)
  3. Once dissolved, remove from heat.
  4. Add lemon juice and stir well. For sweeter lemonade add more honey.
  5. Chill and serve.
  6. Garnish with a lemon slice. For a fresh twist, serve with a sprig of mint.

Safety Note: According to the American Academy of Pediatrics “Raw or unpasteurized honey (in any form) should not be given to infants younger than 12 months.” ~ AAP Pediatric Nutrition Handbook

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