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Strawberries and Lemons

13 Aug

These ingredients make a stellar combo especially on warm days like these. Try them out in this easy to make cool beverage, kick your feet up, and soak up the rays.

STRAWBERRY AND LEMON CRUSH

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INGREDIENTS

1 basket of strawberries, stemmed and halved

2 lemons, juiced and seeded

1/2 cup water

1/2 cup super fine sugar (can use less to desired sweetness)

1 cup unflavored sparkling or soda water

Ice

BLEND

  1. Combine sugar, lemon juice and water, stirring until sugar is mostly dissolved.
  2. Combine strawberries and the dissolved sugar mix to a blender. Puree until smooth.
  3. Add sparkling water and pulse a few times to incorporate.
  4. Pour beverage over ice when finished or add ice along with strawberries to make a slushy beverage.
  5. If desired, garnish with fresh mint leaves and enjoy a refreshing cool down!

 

FOOD FACTS: Lemons can be used for a variety of other household needs including; freshening the fridge, preventing potatoes from browning, preventing rice from sticking, crisping soggy lettuce, keeping insects out of the kitchen, deodorizing your garbage disposal, polishing chrome, brass and aluminum, and much more!