Recipe: Lavender Lemonade

Summer is a great time to enjoy some fresh squeezed lavender lemonade. After trying different recipes, and playing around with the ingredients, this combination may be one your family loves. Steep the lavender buds and mix the tea with fresh squeezed lemons and just the right amount of honey… delicious, enjoy! Bonus, the ingredients are good for headaches, allergies, and colds too.

2 c. of boiling water
2 Tbsp of lavender buds
3/4 c. raw unfiltered honey
1-1 1/2 c. fresh squeezed lemon juice (3-4 larger lemons)
Cold water

Bring 2 cups of water to a boil. Add the lavender buds, cover, and steep for 10 minutes. Pour tea into a 2 quart pitcher. Add honey and stir until dissolved. Add 1 to 1 1/2 c fresh squeezed lemon juice to the pitcher (depending on how tart you like it) and mix. Add cold water to make 2 quarters, mix, enjoy, or refrigerator for later.

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