Sometimes you get tired of plain old water. Here’s a beverage that quenches your thirst and wakes up your taste buds. This antioxidant-rich lemonade has no added sweeteners and an intriguing blend of savory and sweet flavors.
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1 1/4 cup fresh or frozen blueberries (wild, organic if possible)
4 sprigs fresh basil
1 lemon, juiced
2 cups chilled water
1 cup ice (optional)
- Place the blueberries and the basil in a blender, and blend on high until uniformly combined, about 30 to 60 seconds.
- Add the lemon juice, and stir to incorporate.
- Pour water into a pitcher and add ice, if using.
- Add the berry mixture to the pitcher, and stir to combine.
Note: Best enjoyed fresh, but you can store this lemonade in a tightly sealed container in the refrigerator for up to three days.
Nutrition information (per serving)
Makes 4 servings
Total fat: 0 g
Saturated fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Fiber: 1 g
Protein: 0 g
Carbohydrates: 8 g
Sodium: 0 mg