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Mint lemonade with honey

Heart Smart Gluten Free Low Sodium

This tasty beverage is packed with just the right amount of vitamins and nutrients to provide a boost to your immune system and promote a healthy heart as well as healthy skin and bones!

Ingredients:
7 cups water, divided
1/2 cup honey
1 cup fresh lemon juice (4 to 6 lemons)
2 ounces fresh mint leaves (1 cup or 1 bunch)
8 cinnamon sticks

Directions:

  1. In a medium microwave-safe bowl, add 1 cup water and the honey. Microwave on high for 2 to 3 minutes, or until the honey is melted. Stir every minute.
  2. Add the mint leaves to the bowl and muddle (mash). Cover and steep for 15 minutes.
  3. Add the lemon juice and remaining 6 cups of water. Stir. You can leave the mint leaves or remove them by straining the lemonade with a fine mesh strainer.
  4. Serve over ice with a cinnamon stick to stir.

Makes 8 servings

Carb choices per serving: 1 1/2

*Option not included in nutrition facts.

First Published: 09/14/2020
Last Reviewed: 09/11/2020

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Use frozen fruits, such as berries, for ice cubes to add more flavor.*
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