Honey Mint Lemonade

June 28, 2020

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I love lemonade, but I feel like most store-bought or restaurant-served options are too sweet, too sour, and/or make me more thirsty after drinking them than I was before.

This is a simple lemonade that leans on natural sweeteners – honey and stevia powder – to make a refreshing and light drink perfect for summer mornings, afternoons, and evenings.

Honey Mint Lemonade

Refreshing, light, and pucker-free lemonade that will quench the greatest of thirsts.
Prep Time10 minutes
Course: Drinks
Servings: 6


  • 1/2 gallon water
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 2/3 cup lemon juice fresh squeezed - this is important!
  • 1 handful mint leaves
  • 1-1 1/2 tsp stevia powder
  • 1-2 cups ice


  • Make the syrup by combing the honey and lemon juice in a cup and whisk until combined. Add the mint to the syrup and gently muddle with a muddler or the back end of a wooden spoon (muddling is when you crush and bruise the leaves to bring out the oils and flavor more).
  • Pour the syrup with the mint and the stevia into the water. Mix until combined, add the ice, stir again and enjoy!

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  1. Beret says:

    Looks delicious!! Can I sub regular sugar? Or something other than Stevia or artificial sweeteners? I just hate the taste of Stevia so I don’t keep it around. Thanks!

    • Chris says:

      You bet! The honey is what really makes it special so I would encourage using that, but you can substitute the stevia out with sugar (though you’ll need more sugar).

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