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Strawberry Limeade

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time10 minsTotal Time10 mins

I created this recipe during our recent crippling heat wave. All we wanted to eat was fruit and drink cold beverages. I had fresh local strawberries on hand as well as limes so this refreshing drink was born. We even enjoyed this for breakfast, making the perfect addition to your summer brunch table. You can switch out the limes fo lemons to make lemonade.

 3 -4 limes, juiced peel a 1 inch strip of lime rind from 2 of the limes and add to the blender along with juice
 3 ½ -4 tablespoons of maple syrup or liquid sweetener of your choice
 3 cups filtered water
 1 cup hulled and sliced fresh strawberries
 ice cubes

Add all of the ingredients (except ice) to a blender and blend at high speed for 3 minutes or so until you have a frothy smooth beverage. Serve over ice. If you are not drinking it right away, store in a glass jar in the fridge for up to 12 hours and shake vigorously before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 glass

Servings 0