Sweet, tangy, and refreshingly minty.
It’s summertime! It’s hot out there! Bring on the refreshing lemonade and the cooling mint! But wait. Maybe hold all of the sugar that most lemonade recipes are famous for? And let’s do away with the thick, viscous, unhealthy corn syrup and other refined ingredients that commercial brands are made with? YES. Let’s do that. Introducing the Skinny Ms. Homemade Honey Lemonade with Fresh Mint recipe!
You don’t have to work hard or use your credit card to earn this reward. It’s the simple and satisfying reward of saying no to the overpriced, fake, store-bought stuff and saying YES to the healthy and invigorating DIY version instead. All you need to get your homemade lemonade zest on is some honey, mint, ice, and yes, you guessed it, lemons!
Homemade Honey Lemonade with Fresh Mint
- 1 cup honey raw honey recommended
- 1 1/2 cups lemon juice freshly squeezed, seeds removed
- 2 lemons sliced into thin rounds
- 8 cups water
- 1/2 cup mint leaves loosely packed
- Heat 1 cup of water on the stovetop over high heat until steaming. Remove from heat and add honey, stir until dissolved. Allow to chill in the refrigerator.
- Add to pitcher chilled honey mixture, remaining water, fresh lemon juice, and lemon slices, stir to combine. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Add ice to individual glasses, if desired. Serve with fresh mint leaves. Enjoy!
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where does the other cup of lemon juice go and shouldn’t be 8 and half cups of watemsr?
Karen, I remade the recipe and tweaked somewhat. Please check it out and let us know if you make it. 🙂
This sounds delicious. I really like that there is no extra sugar added. I am definitely going to try it out.
Hello, I found that if you zest the lemon, add the zest to the pot with the honey (then strain once cooled), it adds more lemon flavor without the sour. Thus you can reduce the honey by 25% and it still tastes great!