If you haven't noticed - we are big lemonade fans around here. And when Chick-Fil-A started selling a watermelon mint version I knew we had to do a copycat! With a summer weather upon us - there is really nothing like a nice cold glass of refreshing lemonade - and let me tell you, the mint-infused simple syrup makes this drink extra delicious! Mint Simple Syrup I started this recipe by creating a simple syrup infused with mint leaves. A simple syrup us a cinch to make and the base of . . .
Theres a new little cafe in my hometown that has popped up called Burnt Lemonade. I actually haven't eaten there yet. I can't even tell you if their lemonade is actually burnt...but the idea of burnt lemonade has stuck in my mind since hearing of this new cafe. Since it's citrus season here in California and all the trees are bursting, my kids and I decided to give it a try. Fresh Lemonade vs Burnt Lemonade I was really REALLY skeptical that they would taste any different at all. We made a . . .
Strawberry Basil Lemonade. Does that sound a little unusual to you? It's kind of different. When you first drink a sip of the lemonade you're hit with a sweet strawberry sensation, then comes the bubbles (if you used sparkling water) and then the basil, followed with minty, refreshing aftertaste in your mouth! I recently served this at a dinner party and everyone asked for the recipes. They LOVED it. One woman said "You know how lemonade is so sweet it doesn't really quench your thirst or leave . . .
Lemonade is the perfect summer refreshment, right? We have some pretty killer lemonade recipes here on the blog. Be sure to check out our classic lemonade and our strawberry lemonade. Divine. But today I want to talk to you about my newest creation. Sparkling Lavender lemonade. The Benefits of Lavender I think every mom out there needs a little R&R, and this lemonade is just that. Lavender is kind of the swiss army knife of home remedies. It aids in insomnia, anxiety, . . .
Click HERE to enter our BLENDTEC GIVEAWAY!! I really love the word- lemoncello. Isn't it beautiful, and fancy? You hear it all the time as titles for different foods that are flavored lemon-y... but a legit lemoncello drink is a lemon syrup + alcohol + lemon peel left to marinate in the syrup and served very very cold..... or something like that. I haven't ever made one, or drank one, or even seen one in real life. That is just what the internet told me, and . . .
Every time I walk into the grocery store during the summer months I can't get enough of that amazing aroma of fresh peaches! I can't help but buy some EVERY time! I love those sweet juicy peaches in the summer! Such a treat! After one of my peach shopping sprees I got this idea that I should whip up some peach lemonade! We Love Lemonade Lemonade is kind of a favorite around here! Check out our classic lemonade and our strawberry lemonade for a little more lemonade . . .