Author Notes: Refined Sugar-Free lemonade bursting with berries and hints of lavender for a healthy summer take! —Kathryn Pfeffer
tablespoons dried culinary lavender
cup lemon juice (3 lemons)
cup fresh or frozen berries
- In a 3qt (or small pot), bring 1 cup of water to boiling. Turn off the heat.
- Add in the dried lavender and honey, stir together with a whisk to mix evenly. Set aside and let it steep for 20 to 30 minutes.
- Pour the lavender water into a new container (or large pitcher) covered with a mesh colander to strain the flowers. Discard the flowers and save the syrupy liquid.
- In a large pitcher, combine the lavender water, lemon juice, remaining 5 cups of cold water, and berries. Stir well to mix thoroughly. Serve it with ice, optional.