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Homemade Lemonade

Homemade Lemonade
Homemade Lemonade
This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.


1 c. water

1 c. sugar

1 c. freshly squeezed lemon juice

8 c. cold water

2 c. ice cubes

Lemon slices

Mint leaves (optional)


Rinse lemons, then cut in half and squeeze. Remove seeds. Bring 1 cup of water to a boil and add sugar. Stir until dissolved and allow to cool in refrigerator. Mix lemon juice and remaining water in a large pitcher or other container, add sugar-water mixture and stir well. Add ice. Garnish with fresh mint leaves if desired. Serve.


Each serving has 80 calories, 0 grams (g) fat, 0 g protein, 22 g carbohydrate and 0 g fiber.


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