It’s National Lemonade Day and in honor of that, we decided to make a pitcher of ice cold lavender lemonade to enjoy on the patio while we sat and relaxed after a really busy weekend. This summer we have been experimenting with different flavors and ways to serve lemonade, but honestly our tried and true favorite method is just simply making fresh squeezed lemonade with some lavender water or extract. It’s a very refreshing beverage on a hot day. And I have plenty of lavender growing in my garden this year, so why not?Lavender Lemonade
If you have lots of lavender, you might want to try a pitcher too!
After we drank up this batch of lemonade, we decided that one way to make this even better is to add some sweet basil to the lavender flavor and that is what we plan to do next time. And now I am off to figure out what to prepare for dinner, since none of us feel like moving. It’s just too hot.
Have you ever tried lavender lemonade? Have you ever tried lavender anything? Amazing!
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She calls the Midwest home – Missouri to be exact. Coffee is her go-to drink, music is her vice and she is endlessly tethered with devices to her online world. She loves all things planner, lives for her great big family and loves her pets endlessly!
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