Grow Your Own Mint Lemonade: A Sensational Summer Drink and Skin Splash

This mint lemonade is a sunshine-sparkling shimmery summer sensation in a mason jar. It is so good, so fresh, so simple.

It is more than easy to grow fresh mint yourself, and homegrown mint is way better than anything you will find at the grocery store. You can do this! Mint actually tends to take over your garden, so containers are good. In my little garden, mint appears in late April/early May each year. No work. Just give it water and sunshine.

Mint in my garden, closeup

Mint Lemonade Recipe

To make this super happy healthy summer hydrator, pick about seven stems of fresh organic mint with leaves. Any variety of mint will work. If the stems are hard, remove them.

In your blender, add the mint leaves plus a few tablespoons of organic 100% lemon juice (or squeeze a fresh organic lemon), and about 1.5 liters of spring water. Blend thoroughly and chill.

That’s it. It takes about 2 minutes! That works with just about any summer schedule.

Mint lemonade and fresh mint 1

Mint lemonade and fresh mint 2

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The taste is heavenly. When I drink this throughout the day, my skin feels peaceful, calm, and happy. This drink is loaded with magnesium, potassium, vitamin A (beta carotene) and many other essentials.

It works as a skin toner, too. Splash it on while you’re in the shower, or after you wash your face. Just don’t get it in your eyes.

I hope you enjoy it. Let me know if you try it, and have a happy healthy summertime!

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