Lavender Lemonade

lavender lemonadeWant to mix up your summer drink menu without adding a ton of sugar? Try this sugar free Lavender Lemonade recipe that is sweetened with Stevia!  This recipe is a refreshing twist on a classic and hits all your the sweet, sour and refreshing taste bud markers. You’ve got to try it… amazing flavor, only 10 calories, and great for a hot summer day!

 

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lavender lemonade

Sugar-Free Lavender Lemonade


  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 8 1x

Ingredients

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  • 6 cups of water (divided)
  • 1/4 cup dried lavender flowers
  • 1 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tsp liquid stevia extract

Instructions

  1. Bring 2 cups of water to boil.
  2. Add in lavender flowers, remove from heat and let steep for at least 1 hour. 
  3. Strain the lavender-infused water into a pitcher with the remaining 4 cups of cold water.
  4. Add in lemon juice and stevia.
  5. Mix it all together, then pour over ice to enjoy!
  • Prep Time: 1 hour
  • Cuisine: Drinks

Why lavender should be part of your summer pantry?

Lavender is a great go-to summer herb. Plus, both the leaves and the flowers can be eaten! Not only does it add fresh flavor, it also packs a ton of health benefits! Research has shown lavender may help reduce the feelings insomnia, anxiety, depression, stress, and fatigue.

 

Try adding some fresh lavender to your next salad, a chicken dish, tea, or cocktail this summer for fresh flavors and color! Lavender also pairs well with fruits and desserts and can be used in various rubs, marinades, and sauces. You can even add it to cookies!  

 

 

Need more healthy recipes and ideas?

Check out our recipes here or talk to your AlignLife Chiropractor about some of their favorites!

 

 

 

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