Enjoy this end of summer healthy Lemonade- exchange the sweetener for Stevia if you are in phase 2.
A popular beverage for a hot summer day! BUT BEWARE!!! Stay away from those “On the Go” lemonade drinks brought to you by Crystal Lite or Country Time. They are loaded with sugar or artificial (chemical) sugars. Country Time’s first ingredient is sugar – which means it’s the ingredient with highest amount in the mix. Most of the Crystal Lite Sugar Free mixes contain Aspartame which is very harmful for us and is known to cause many illnesses. (Read More)
1 c. fresh squeezed lemon juice, about 6-8 lemons
1-2 Tbsp. pure maple Grade B syrup (Here’s Why) or one of our favorite safe sweeteners
Cool spring or sparkling water
Crushed or cubed ice, if desired
Makes 1 quart