Recipes for fit and refreshing lemonades without unnecessary extra calories! Refresh without regrets

Drinks in the hot summer are always a bit of a problem for adults and especially for children.

They should be refreshing, they should taste delicious, they should be non-alcoholic, they should be low in calories, they should be easily available and maybe a lot more.

All these properties can be at least partly fulfilled by summer homemade lemonades. Their preparation is quick and at the same time we know exactly what these lemonades contain.

Homemade cucumber lemonade with mint

Cucumber lemonade is one of the most refreshing lemonades ever. In addition, you will also benefit your health.

What will we need

  • 1 salad cucumber (unpeeled, washed)
  • 2 limes
  • 2 teaspoons of honey
  • 1/2 liter of water
  • 1 liter of sparkling water
  • a few mint leaves, lime wedges for decoration


  1. Cut the cucumber into small pieces.
  2. Add the mint leaves and blend with a stick blender.
  3. Pour 1/2 liter of water into this mixture and let it infuse for a while.
  4. After approximately 15 minutes, pour the mixture through a fine sieve into a carafe.
  5. Squeeze both limes and add them to the lemonade together with honey.
  6. We mix.
  7. Add sparkling water, add ice, garnish with a lime wedge.

Lemonades stand out beautifully if you decorate them with dried pieces of fruit. But for that, you need a quality fruit dryer . Read our review and choose the right one!

A glass full of green lemonade decorated with lemon and mint.

Elderberry lemonade

Try this delicious elderberry lemonade to boost immunity! It’s refreshing and so tasty!

What will we need

  • 5 – 30 elderberry flowers
  • 1.5 liters of water
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 spoons of honey


  1. Place elderflowers in a pot or bowl and add 1.5 liters of boiled but cooled water.
  2. Add the chopped washed lemon.
  3. Then let it infuse for 24 hours, covered with a towel.
  4. Finally, strain the macerate through a fine sieve or cloth.
  5. Let cool in the fridge.
A glass full of soft lemonade with elderberry, blueberry and lemon.

Ginger lemonade with oranges

Ginger Honey Lemonade is magical in its own way in that it truly blends the sweetness of honey, the tartness of lemon, and the spice of ginger.

What will we need

  • 400 ml of water
  • 1 spoon of honey
  • 60 g of fresh ginger
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • juice of 3 oranges
  • for topping up spring or mineral water


  1. Peel the ginger and grate it on a coarse grater.
  2. Put the ginger in a saucepan and cover with boiling water, let it infuse.
  3. Drain the liquid through a strainer.
  4. Throw away the ginger.
  5. Acidify the infusion with lemon juice and sweeten with honey.
  6. We also add orange juice.
  7. To taste, add cold mineral or spring water with bubbles to the infusion.
  8. The tested ratio is concentrate with mineral water 1:1, i.e. 400 ml of ginger extract and 400-500 ml of mineral water.
  9. Add ice and slices of citrus fruits to the lemonade.

Lemonades are perfect for brunches, for example ! Get inspired by our recipes!

Glasses full of delicious ginger orange lemonade.

Lavender lemonade

Lemonade with lavender is refreshing with a floral touch. Try it and you’ll be drinking it all summer.

What will we need

  • 350 ml of freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 500 ml of water
  • 250 ml of honey or maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons of dried lavender flowers
  • ice
  • lemon slices and fresh lavender flowers for garnish


  • Add 250ml water, honey and dried lavender to a small saucepan.
  • Bring the mixture to a boil over medium heat and stir to dissolve the honey.
  • Once the honey has dissolved, turn off the heat and let the mixture steep for 30 minutes.
  • While you wait for the mixture to infuse, pour the lemon juice into the pitcher.
  • Strain the lavender mixture through a fine sieve into a jug with lemon juice.
  • Pour the remaining cold water into the pitcher and stir. Add ice and lemon slices.
Glasses full of lavender goodness decorated with lemon.

If you use mineral water, the bubbles will give the lemonade a pleasant bite and taste, while the minerals dissolved in the water will supplement the important elements that the body needs.

Lemonades made from some types of herbs are also delicious. Mint, lemon balm or, for example, lavender are particularly suitable.

Among the most popular and also the most refreshing types of lemonades are lemonades made from citrus fruits, especially lemons and oranges.

Lemonades made from two or more types of fruit are excellent, where a less pronounced taste is complemented by a more pronounced taste of another fruit. Also popular are lemonades, which we call American, where the whole fruit is used.

Lemonades are a great refreshment for summer barbecues. You can also be inspired by recipes from such a barbecue party on our website.

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We are both fans of good food and enjoy cooking. On this website, we want to inspire you with traditional, but also less common recipes. We will be happy if you try our recipes and let us know how you liked them. Bon appetite! :)

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