Celiac.com 07/15/2014 - The heat of summer begs for something cool and refreshing. Having something familiar, yet a little off-beat can help too. This recipe delivers a tasty, thirst-quenching strawberry lemonade with a dash of mint. It's the perfect thing on a hot day.

(JA) Photo: CC--EuniceIngredients:

  • 1 bunch of fresh mint
  • 1½ quarts fresh cool water
  • 2 pints fresh strawberries, washed and hulled
  • 1 pint fresh lemon juice (about 12-15 lemons)
  • 1 cup sugar, to taste

Directions:
Put water in a pitcher or container and add sugar. Allow sugar to dissolve, stirring as needed

Place strawberries and lemon juice into a blender and blend well.

Add more or less strawberries as desired. Sweeten or dilute as needed.

Muddle sprigs of mint into tall glasses, and add ice and lemonade. Serve cold.

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