10 Modern Twists on the Traditional Lemonade

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Your summer fun itinerary includes lemonade stands, picnics and backyard BBQs. Skip the juice boxes and stay refreshed with an ice-cold glass of homemade lemonade instead. Sound enticing? How about trying a lavender lemonade, or maybe a raspberry lemonade? Flip through the photo gallery for 10 sweet and tangy twists on the traditional lemonade.

Mint Limeade Fizz

Make a restaurant-quality drink without the restaurant price tag with this drink recipe from the food blog, Honest & Tasty. The best part? It’s so fast you’ll have an ice-cold drink in your hand in 15 minutes.

Peach Lemonade

This recipe from Gathering Beauty is just plain peachy. With just the right amount of sweetness and tang, you’ll be craving this drink year-round. Click here for the simple recipe from Gathering Beauty.

Pink Grapefruit Lemonade

Did you know that grapefruits are high in vitamin C, lycopene and potassium? Created by Juls' Kitchen, this drink is not only healthy, but it packs a delicious punch without any sugar to boot. Get the recipe here.

 

 

Green Melon Lemonade

Low on sugar, colorful and delicious, make this drink with any green melon (food blogger Kathie of Curious and Catcat used futuro melon). For all the juicy details, visit Curious and Catcat by clicking here.

Strawberry Lavender Lemonade

Lavender may not come to mind as the first ingredient ideal for lemonade, but trust us, you’ll want to try it out. The food blog, Havoc in the Kitchen created a refreshing recipe that infuses lavender into the simple syrup. For step-by-step instructions, click here.

 

Pineapple Lemonade

Can’t get away to Hawaii or the Caribbean this summer? No sweat. Just make this tropical drink from the food blog, Damn Delicious. And yes, it’s damn delicious. For the full ingredient list and recipe, click here.

 

 

Green Juice Lemonade

According to Lucy of the food blog, Turnip the Oven this recipe is what happens when your super healthy, holier-than-thou green juice meets everyone's favorite lazy summertime drink. Convinced to try it out? Visit Turnip the Oven to discover the entire how-to.

Ginger Lemonade

Food Network host and mom of two, Daphne Brogdon created this recipe that showcases fresh ginger. Made in only two steps this drink is a cinch to make. Click here to get the full how-to.

Blueberry Lemonade

With the farmer’s markets and grocery stores teeming with blueberries, it’s a no brainer to whip up this lemonade recipe from Pumpkin ‘n Spice. Click here to get the full recipe.

Color Changing Lemonade

If you're feeling really adventurous, try this recipe for color-changing lemonade from Bitz N Giggles! Made with butterfly pea flower tea, your kids will get a kick out of the "magic" that happens when the lemonade is added. Check out the step-by-step tutorial here.

 

— Erin Lem