Strawberry Lemon Delight, the perfect skinny drink!

Lemon-Strawberry-DelightStrawberry Lemon Delight

We’ve been having wonderful weather here in Suburbia, Ontario and to celebrate tonight I created this delicious Mocktail.

To be honest I was craving something sweet and upon searching through the fridge I found a bushel of strawberries which tempted me until I realized they’d gone off.

With my sweet craving in full-gear I headed to the grocery store and grabbed some ingredients to whip up a low-calorie drink, hoping this would satisfy me.

 

Ingredients

A fruity drink is perfect on a warm spring day!

Oh I do love the look of fresh strawberries and lemons, these two fruits go so well together for special drinks. Along with a bushel of strawberries and a few lemons I needed sparkling water and some sugar…..or in my case sweetener which can be used on a one to one measurement.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of sparkling water
  • 1/4 cup sugar or 1:1 sweetener
  • 1 Tbsp grated lemon peel
  • 1 cup fresh lemon juice (or refrigerated 100% lemon juice from concentrate)
  • 1 pint (12 oz) fresh strawberries

 

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First I grated the lemon peel, enough for 1 Tbsp, then I hulled and halved the strawberries.

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While the girls watched intently, I added all of the ingredients to the blender and blended until it was uniform.

We filled glasses with ice and poured our juicy concoction over top and dressed with a lemon slice.

Kids-enjoying-mocktail

This turned out to be a delicious drink which all of the kids on the street enjoyed, there’s nothing like interrupting a game of road hockey to give them Mocktails!! I’ve been told I’m the BEST Mom on the street…..alas I know that won’t last. At least not until I make another batch!

Lemon-Strawberry-Mocktail

5.0 from 2 reviews
Strawberry Lemon Delight
A delicious non-alcoholic drink for a warm Spring day
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Recipe type: Drink
Serves: 6
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Total time: 
Ingredients
  • 2 cups of sparkling water
  • ¼ cup of sugar or 1:1 sweetener
  • 1 Tbsp grated lemon peel
  • 1 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 pint (12 oz) fresh strawberries, hulled and halved
Instructions
  1. Add all ingredients to blender.
  2. Blend until mixed smoothly.
  3. Fill glasses with ice and pour over.
  4. Garnish with lemon wedges and strawberries.

 

 

 

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21 Responses

  1. I never would have thought of putting lemon and strawberry together but it looks and sounds delicious. I have to try this one; thanks Julie!

  2. Oh I can’t wait until Strawberry season!! Dave will really love this!! I wonder what it would taste like if you made it with ice and crushed it like a slushy?!!!

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