Not your Basic Lemonade: Peach & Blueberry Lemonade

By     08-Jun 2018

Not your Basic Lemonade: Peach & Blueberry Lemonade

Summers bring luscious waves of heat along with glistening sweat. Another complimentary thing that tags along is fresh & hearty lemonade. Brace yourself to plunge into an ocean of fruity and frozen brew of zesty lemons and peaches. Not only is this drink a thirst quencher, but also a detoxifying juice which will do justice to your health and, of course, your taste-buds too. Here is a blueberry and peach lemonade to charge you up instantly. Blueberries are a powerhouse of vitamins and minerals such as iron, phosphorus, calcium, magnesium, manganese, zinc, vitamin K & C. They encourage bone & skin health, lower blood pressure manages diabetes and; prevent heart diseases. Peaches are a rich provider of vitamin A, C & B. They are low in calories, contain no saturated fat or cholesterol, and are a good source of dietary fibre as well.

CALORIES – 105-111
 INGREDIENTS:

  •  1 medium-sized peach
  •  10 grams blueberries
  •  1 lemon
  •  2 grams (1/2 teaspoon) – coconut sugar
  •  2-3 cups of water
  • 3-4 mint leaves
  •  Few leaves of rosemary

PREPARATION

  • In a medium saucepan, combine rosemary, peach, coconut sugar, blueberries and 2 cups of water. Bring it to simmer and let it cook for ten minutes until thickened and adequately infused.
  • Let the fusion cool down. Strain rosemary sprigs.
  • Add 2 cups of cold water in a jar. Add the combined syrup to water along with the juice of one lemon.
  •  Refrigerate till lemonade reaches the desired temperature.

This infusion of delicious blends and juice adds a twist to your basic lemonade along with additional nutrients. Detoxify sweat, workload and stress out of your system with peach and blueberry lemonade.

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Beetroot provides you with fibre, iron, potassium, folate and Vitamin C which is good for skin and further act as an antioxidant. It can improve exercise performance, lower blood pressure and serve as a low calorie food. It can also improve digestion and help in weight management. Thyme is a Mediterranean herb and has been traditionally used to cure diarrhoea, stomach ache and sore throat.

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Few sprigs of thyme

1 teaspoon olive oil

1 teaspoon lemon zest

Salt- as per taste

Calorie = 112 kcal
Protein = 2.8 grams
Carbohydrates = 14.8 grams
Fat = 4.7 grams
Recommended for- High Blood Pressure and Digestion
Course- Evening Snack

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Once cooked, allow it to cool and then discard the charred skin.

Toss with salt and pepper, and serve.

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