You’ll love this delicious and healthy honey lemonade with mint.  It is so refreshing and easy to make!Honey lemonade in a glass with lemon slice and mint.

Today I am sharing a refreshing drink, lemonade with honey and mint.  I can drink lemonade any time of the year but cold lemonade is especially perfect for those hot summer days.

I use honey to keep my lemonade on the healthy side.  Fresh mints make this sweet and tangy healthy drink more refreshing!Holding a lemonade glass.

It takes less than 5 minutes to make this lemonade.  I share my recipe for one but you can easily make it for a crowd.Lemonade with honey and mint on a blue-gray surface.

The Ingredients for a Single Serve Lemonade Recipe 

  • 1 medium size lemon
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 sprig fresh mint 

Single serve lemonade with mint.

Benefits of Lemon, Honey and Mint

When I feel like I am getting sick (or I am sick), I make lemonade because of its protective benefits.

  • Lemons- It is rich in Vitamin C and protects our immune system.   It helps to reduce the cold and flu virus.                                                                                                                                                                     
  • Honey-Rich in antioxidants, boosts the immune system.  An easy remedy for a sore throat.                                                                                                                                                                                                      
  • Mint- Again, rich in antioxidants and improves the immune system.  Prevents memory loss.  It helps to relieve stomach pain.

You can read more about the benefits at

 Health Line’s articles: benefits of lemon, benefits of honey, benefits of mint.

The steps are so easy.  Today my niece makes it for you. 🙂

How to Make Mint Lemonade

First, squeeze the washed lemon.  You can strain it if you like, or skip the step if you prefer pumps. (Actually, pumps are good for health.)

Steps of Making a Healthy Lemonade: Squeezing the lemon and straining.

If you are making a single serve, pour it into the glass and add honey.   Mix them together.  If you are making the lemonade for a crowd, pour the lemon juice into a jug and mix with honey.

Steps of Making a Healthy Lemonade: Adding the honey into the lemon juice.

Add the water and give a stir.  Then add the mint leaves.  Keep in the fridge to let it cool and absorb the mint flavor.

Steps of Making a Healthy Lemonade: Adding the water and mint leaves.

When you are ready to drink, you can add a lemon slice and ice cubes to make it a summer, refreshing treat!

Honey Lemonade with mint and lemon slice in a glass.

My niece was impatient to drink her lemonade.  She enjoyed it so much.  I hope you enjoy this lemonade recipe as much as we do!

Holding a lemonade glass.

 

Tips                                                                                                                   

  • How Can You Easily Get More lemon Juice?  Roll the lemon back and forth on a counter with some pressure before cutting. You’ll get more lemon juice when you squeeze!Step of easily getting more lemon juice out of lemon: Rolling the lemon back and forth on a counter with some pressure before cutting.
  • How Can You Mix In Honey Easily?  After you squeeze the lemon, mix it with honey first and then add the water.
  • If you are sick, let the juice absorb the mint at room temperature for some time and enjoy your drink immediately to get all the benefits!
If you love lemon as much as I do, you should check my recipes:

 

 

Lemonade with Honey and Mint
Prep Time
3 mins
 

You'll love this delicious and healthy lemonade with honey and mint.  It is so refreshing and easy to make!

Course: Drinks
Keyword: healthy lemonade, lemonade with honey, lemonade with mint
Servings: 1
Calories: 75 kcal
Author: Pastry and Beyond
Ingredients
  • 1 medium (48 grams) lemon
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 240 ml/grams(1 cup) water
  • 1 sprig fresh mint (6 leaves)
  • 1 lemon slice (optional)
Instructions
  1. Wash the lemon.  Roll the lemon back and forth on your counter with some pressure before cutting to get more juice.  Squeeze the lemon.  Strain the lemon juice if you like.

  2. Pour the lemon in a glass( or in a jug if you multiply the amount and make for a crowd) and add the honey, mix well. 

  3. Pour the water and stir. Add the mint leaves and keep in the fridge to let it cool at least for 30 minutes and absorb the flavors.  Add the ice cubes and lemon slice and enjoy!  If you like you can drink immediately but the aroma will be stronger as you keep the lemonade in the fridge longer.  If you are sick, let the juice absorb the mint at room temperature for some time and enjoy your drink immediately to get the all the nutrients.

Recipe Notes

The calorie information above is an estimate that is provided by an online nutrition calculator.

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