Pink and blueberry lemonade

When life gives you lemons—make pink and blueberry lemonade.


Makes
4 cups

INGREDIENTS

METHOD

With sugar: 

  1. In a 1 litre measuring cup, combine sugar, 2 tablespoons (30 mL) of blueberries and ½ cup (125 mL)  of water.
  2. Microwave on high until hot (for about 1 minute), stir until sugar dissolves.
  3. Add lemon juice and enough water to make 4 cups (1 L). Chill.
  4. Pour into thermal tall glasses with ice cubes, add chilled blueberry mixture and remaining berries, dividing equally.
  5. Garnish with lemon slices if desired. Pour extras in a thermos.

 

No added sugar version:
Sweeten with your favourite low calorie or no calorie sweetener—I use Stevia.

  1. In a 1 litre measuring cup, combine blueberries and ½ cup (125 mL) water.
  2. Microwave on high until hot (for about 1 minute).
  3. Add lemon juice, and enough water to make 4 cups (1 L) and stir in sweetener of choice. Chill.
  4. Fill tall glasses with ice cubes, add chilled blueberry mixture and remaining berries, dividing equally.
  5. Garnish with lemon slices if desired.

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