Get sweet on lemons.
Do you love lemons? These versatile fruits add a delicious zing to tons of healthy recipes, but they’re also packed with anti-inflammatories and they aid in digestion. We have plenty of lemon recipes to include in your menu planning. Check out these 14 ways to make lemon a part of every meal.
1. Blueberry Lemon Scones
Forget the expensive, calorie-dripping coffeehouse version and enjoy clean eating lemon recipes like this one. They’re a healthier way to start the day.
2. Morning Lemon & Mint Water
This drink is easy to prepare, refreshing, and low in calories, making it the perfect addition to your morning routine.
3. Garden Salad with Lemon & Oil Dressing
Spinach, avocado, and tasty lemon dressing combine for a refreshing answer to “What’s for lunch?”
4. Lemony French Lentil Salad
This is a delicious, light lunch recipe that combines the zing of lemons with the crunch of heart-healthy walnuts.
5. Rainbow Salad with Honey-Lemon Dressing
Superfoods create a colorful dish loaded with nutrients and honey-lemon deliciousness.
6. Skinny Slow Cooker Lemon Basil Chicken with Carrots
A quick-fix dish with only five ingredients, this could become one of your go-to lemon recipes.
7. Skillet Chicken with Lemon-Garlic Sauce
Lemon and garlic? You bet! This meal is packed with flavor, but it’s also an easy-prep one-pan dish that’s perfect for busy weeknights.
8. Wild Salmon Vegetable Salad with Lemon Miso Dressing
Add this superfood-packed salad to your menu plan and find out how good superfoods will make you feel.
9. Fava Beans with Garlic and Lemon
Benefit from lemon nutrition plus fava bean power—this bean is low in cholesterol and high in fiber and vitamin K.
10. Lush Lemon Frozen Yogurt
Clean ingredients make this a dessert you will feel good about, whether you’re enjoying it yourself or sharing it with loved ones.
12. Lemon-Lime Popsicles
Cool down with this clean eating dessert, which combines the citrus power of lemons and limes.
13. Lemon Ginger Detox Drink
When it comes to ideas for using lemons, remember you can incorporate them into beverage recipes, too. Boost metabolism and flush toxins with this pick-me-up.
14. Lemon-Ginger Sparkling Water
Satisfy soda cravings with this fizzy—but healthy—alternative, which also includes tummy-calming ginger.
Which lemon recipes will you try this week?
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