When life gives you lemons…

by Guest Writer

…make some weird lemonade combos!

In honor of National Lemonade Day, we’ve searched high and low for some tasty and unique lemonade recipes to try.

Here’s what we’ve found:


Watermelon Habanero Lemonade 

Juice of 10 lemons

1 c sugar

2-3 c water

2 cups watermelon juice

This sweet and spicy combo will send your taste buds through the roof! Perfect for a a steamy summer night to cool you down while still keeping things interesting.



Mazagran (otherwise known as coffee lemonade)

½ c lemon juice

1 c coffee (room temp or iced)

Sugar to taste


This twist on an Arnold Palmer originated in Algeria and is a common drink choice in Portugal.  Caffeinated-sweetened lemonade. Need we say more?



Strawberry Basil Lemonade Cocktail/Mocktail 

1.5 oz vodka/gin


Handful of strawberries (chopped)

3 basil leaves


This is perfect for any outdoor summer parties. Omit the alcohol and it’s a kid friendly mocktail!



Hot Honey Lemonade 

Juice of 1 lemon

1 lemon, sliced

Cloves and/or cinnamon stick

1 tbsp honey

1 c water

If a summer cold is dragging you down, this drink will definitely be a pick me up!


What’s your favorite lemonade recipe? Do you prefer to go classic or with a twist?

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