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Iced Berry Lemonade

Iced Berry Lemonade

You donít need sugar to make this refreshing honey-sweetened, berry-packed version of the classic summer treat. Extra antioxidants along with that sweet-tart taste we all love make Iced Berry Lemonade a pleasing–and healthier–choice for a cooling summer drink.

INGREDIENTS

1/2 cup fresh-squeezed lemon juice
1/4 cup honey
2 tea bags–black, green, or herbal
1/2 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
1/2 cup fresh or frozen raspberries
3 cups water

1. In a small saucepan, combine the lemon juice and honey and heat over low heat until the honey has dissolved. Add the tea bags and allow to steep for 5 minutes, then remove tea bags.

2. In a blender, puree the lemon-honey with berries and water. Chill until very cold.

3. Rinse 4 glasses with cold water and freeze for 5 minutes until frosty. Add crushed ice, if desired, and berry lemonade, garnishing each glass with mint sprigs or additional berries, if desired.

Serves 4.

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Inspired by Meals That Heal, by Lisa Turner (Inner Traditions, 1996).

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Annie B. Bond

Annie is a renowned expert in non-toxic and green living. She was named one of the top 20 environmental leaders by Body and Soul Magazine and "the foremost expert on green living." - Body & Soul Magazine, 2009. Learn Annie's latest eco-friendly news on anniebbond.com, a website dedicated to healthy and green living.

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8:15AM PDT on Jun 10, 2013

Thanks for sharing

9:19PM PST on Feb 10, 2013

Thanks

11:44PM PDT on Jul 27, 2012

Lovely, thanks Annie :)

5:18AM PDT on Jul 7, 2012

This sounds so refreshing since today will be 106º again today!!

I'm off to get some blueberries and raspberries now!!

9:02AM PDT on Jul 4, 2012

yum

8:47AM PDT on Jul 1, 2012

ty

8:41AM PDT on Jul 1, 2012

Thanks for good idea!

8:27AM PDT on Jun 30, 2012

Thank you

5:19PM PDT on Jun 19, 2011

this sounds great, i will be trying this as soon as we get some summer,if we ever do here in Scotland!

8:56PM PDT on May 30, 2011

Thank you Annie, something I could use.

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