Lavender LemonadeFrom tuilelaith 4 years ago
- 4 cups of water shopping list
- 4 fresh organic lemons, squeezed and seeds strained out (but leave in some of the pulp) shopping list
- 1 tbsp dried lavender buds shopping list
- 1/8 cup raw blue agave nectar shopping list
- Pour one cup of boiling water over lavender buds. shopping list
- Cover and steep for 10 minutes. shopping list
- Combine remaining 3 cups of water with lemon juice. shopping list
- Mix with steeped lavender water. shopping list
- Add agave nectar and stir. shopping list
- Chill before serving. shopping list
How to make it
- Some people said they thought the drink was not sweet enough.
- I believe this is mainly because they are used to (or should I say, are addicted to) the sharper sweet taste of table sugar.
- Agave nectar has a smooth sweet taste which allows the flavor of lavender and lemon to dominate.
- However, the size and juiciness of the lemons can make a difference in the tartness of the drink, as well as the fact that being organic makes them taste more "lemony".
- So the amount of agave nectar may need to be adjusted to taste.
- Yields a little over one quart
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- Lavender has a huge array of health benefits.
- It helps to get rid of migraines, dizziness and digestive disorders.
- It promotes natural sleep and eases insomnia, and it can be used as an antiseptic and disinfectant to heal wounds.
- One of the other major ingredients is lemon.
- I’m sure you are very aware of the power of lemons for bossting health – but this fruit is more than just a rich source of Vitamin C.
- Lemons contain compounds called limonoids that have been identified to assist in fighting cancers of the mouth, skin, lung, breast, stomach and colon. Lemon is a powerful little fruit and you can get a great does from this lavender lemonade drink.
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