7 Ways to Spice Up Your Lemonade

We have some genius ways to spice up your favorite summertime drink

7 Ways to Spice Up Your Lemonade

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Lemonade is indispensable during the summer months. When the sweltering heat hits, there’s nothing better than having a huge glass of the sweet and tart drink to sip. It takes no time at all to make and requires only a few ingredients: water, lemons, and sugar. Lemonade can be simple when you need it to be, but when you’re looking to break out of the ordinary, we have seven recipes that will make you the talk of the town. With these delicious recipes, you’re going to need to start a lemonade stand ASAP. 

Blueberry-Mint Lemonade

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Blend together blackberries, lemon juice, mint, sugar, and water for a fruity and delicious take on classic lemonade. Set aside a few blackberries for garnish and you’re ready to enjoy your summertime drink.

Kale Lemonade

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Never heard of green lemonade? Now you have. Pink lemonade is delicious, but it’s not really a drink that you can have after you go to the gym. Make this recipe after a workout so you can feel refreshed and hydrated.

 

Mint Hibiscus Lemonade

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We’re all a fan of the Arnold Palmer — the thirst-quencher that creates the perfect balance of iced tea and lemonade. But this delicious variety doesn’t use regular iced tea. Try a riff on the classic drink with raspberry zinger tea. Part raspberry tea and part lemonade — it’s a heavenly combo. 

Sparkling Lemonade

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When you need a simple drink to impress your dinner guests, this is the one to make. It’s lemonade, but a bit more classy — add club soda, sparkling wine, and simple syrup to regular lemonade; serve in a Champagne glass; and let the festivities begin. 

Strawberry Rhubarb Lemonade

This recipe requires you to make a rhubarb simple syrup to add to your lemonade. When you’re having friends over, it’s the perfect beverage to wow them with. 

Raspberry Lemonade Ice Pops

When you need a refreshing midday snack, make this recipe. It’s a great way to spice up your lemonade — but not in a cocktail. Combine raspberry lemonade yogurt with frozen or fresh raspberries and freeze. It’s as simple as that.

Watermelon Lemonade

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We thought lemonade couldn’t get any more refreshing, but then we found this recipe that integrates watermelon. This is sure to be a hit at your lemonade stand on those hot summer days.