Summertime is continuing to heat up. We’ve got just the treat to cool you down on scorching days. Homemade lemonade!
Homemade lemonade is such a breeze to make since there is no wrong way! Add few or additional ingredients to satisfy your taste buds.Purchasing a few lemons in comparison to buying the beverage from the grocery store will save you money. Who couldn’t use a few extra dollars towards Summertime fun? A single lemon will range from $0.50 to $1.00. Snag them while they’re on sale or grab a bag for a larger batch. Be sure to use your SNAP benefits as all ingredients in this recipe are SNAP eligible.
- 4 fresh lemons (optimal)
- 8 ice cubes
- 2 leaves of mint (optional)
- 1 teaspoon of sugar
- ¾ cups cold water
- In a 16-ounce or larger glass, stir together the sugar, lemon juice, and cold water until sugar is dissolved.
- Fill to the top with ice, add mint leaves and serve.
Nutrition Facts (per serving):
|Serving Size:||10 ounces|
This recipe will quench your family’s thirst. Keep in mind that adjusting sugar levels will alter nutrition facts. The nutrition facts provided are for a similar recipe which calls for more sugar. For more lemon facts, check out this article written by Richmond County Family & Consumer Sciences Agent, Cheri Bennett.
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Similar recipe and nutrition facts accessed at: https://www.kitchentreaty.com/fresh-squeezed-lemonade-by-the-glass/