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Quench Your Thirst With Refreshing Lemon Drinks

Updated on August 1, 2017
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Lena Kovadlo is a writer for various content sharing websites. She's an author of 10 books, and helps other authors publish their books.

If you have ever looked at the nutrition facts of juice drinks, and other non-alcoholic beverages, you will find a long list of ingredients, some of which sound like they came from the lab and do not seem appetizing at all. While these drinks might not pollute your body, if not over-consumed, why drink them when you can enjoy fresh do-it-yourself refreshing non-alcoholic drinks that take little time to prepare.

When summer rolls around and it is hot outside, it is not a surprise that the body craves for some cold lemonade. It is refreshing, thirst-quenching, and delicious. And when it's cold out and you want to get warm, a hot cup of a lemon drink is soothing to have.

Here are a few simple do-it-yourself lemon drink recipes.

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Lemon Honey Drink

Ingredients: Lemon, Honey, Water

Serving Size: 1 large cup

Step 1: Take a big fresh lemon, wash it, and cut in half

Step 2: Take an electric or manual juicer and squeeze out all of the juice from the lemon including the pulp.

Step 3: Pour the juice (with the pulp) into a cup and add about a tablespoon of honey.

Step 4: Add water to the cup and stir until all the honey is dissolved. You can either add hot water* (for a hot drink) or cold water (for a cold drink).

* Note that hot water will make the honey dissolve better and faster, so if you prefer a cold drink you can still use the hot water and just wait until the drink cools before drinking. But if you are really thirsty and can't wait for the drink to cool just use cold water, but make sure you are not left with clumps of honey in your cup before drinking.

Remember though that if you want to keep all the nutrients/benefits of honey it is not a good idea to pour boiling water over it.

Whether you have the lemon honey drink hot or cold you will find that it is refreshingly delicious.

Raspberry Lemon Drink

Ingredients: pureed raspberries, sugar, water

Serving Size: 1 large cup

Step 1: Fill a cup with cold water

Step 2: Add about a spoonful of pureed raspberries to the water and stir - if you do not have pureed raspberries put fresh raspberries and sugar (a cup of raspberries to about half a cup of sugar) in a blender on the puree setting.

Step 3: Squeeze a little lemon juice (from a fresh lemon) into the cup and stir.

You can also substitute cold water for hot water if you crave for a hot drink. Doing this is also great when being sick with the flu. Drink a cup of the hot raspberry lemon drink and get under the warm blankets to sweat it out. You will feel a bit better afterwards.

Classic Lemonade

We all love classic lemonade that contains the least amount of ingredients and no added flavors or unrecognizable names. Learn how to make lemonade in three easy steps using only lemons, sugar, and water.

I love lemonade especially when it is hot and stuffy outside. There is nothing like it to quench your thirst. I prefer it to sodas and juices any day of the week or time of the year.

© 2010 Lena Kovadlo


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    • lovebuglena profile imageAUTHOR

      Lena Kovadlo 

      8 years ago from Staten Island, NY

      Thanks Regis. Refreshing it is indeed. I crave for some ice cold lemonade right now.


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      8 years ago from BC, Canada

      You picked a perfect time to post this hub, Lena. Refreshing!

    • lovebuglena profile imageAUTHOR

      Lena Kovadlo 

      8 years ago from Staten Island, NY

      CYBERSUPE - You're welcome. Thanks for the feedback on this hub. Hope you give these a try sometime.


    • CYBERSUPE profile image


      8 years ago from MALVERN, PENNSYLVANIA, U.S.A.

      Very interesting and informative lovebuglena, just got to try these awesome drinks. Thanks for sharing.


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