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    COOL STRAWBERRY MINT LEMONADE (GLUTEN-FREE)


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    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.


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    (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.


    Image Caption: The finished strawberry mint lemonade. (JA) Photo: CC--Eunice
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