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Summertime Lemon-Aid

This recipe has all the makings of a great lemonade: 1) kids love it! 2) it’s also a detox juice, and 3) it’s a great way to drink lemonade without the refined sugar. Add just a touch of fresh beet juice to give it that gorgeous pink color!

Summertime Lemon-Aid

This all-natural lemonade recipe comes from Julia, one of our editors. Her kids love it!


Serves 2

  • 4 green apples, juiced
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 1 tsp fresh beet juice (optional, for the pink version)

Juice the apples and lemon and enjoy this beautifully refreshing and kid-friendly lemonade. Add a little bit of fresh beet juice to make it pink or magenta.


About Laura

Laura is passionate about great food, farmers, artisans, real food, raw food, paleo food and juicing! She lives with her husband in Grand Rapids on the river. Sometimes it flows over, but mostly she is greeted by the ducks, geese and her neighbor's chickens. They like to hop up on her windowsill and eat the spiders. Yay! She is the co-founder of Two Sister Organics, a natural and organic skin care company, and Eating Local & Organic.

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