Maple Sweetened Lemonade

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Maple Sweetned Lemonade

~ Recipe: Cindy

Ingredients:

2 cups fresh squeezed lemon juice
pinch of salt
filtered water to fill gallon container
maple syrup* (or your sweetener of choice) for desired sweetness

To make your lemonade:

1. Pour 2 cups of freshly squeezed lemon juice and a pinch of salt into a gallon container.
2. Fill the container with filtered water – leaving room for your sweetener.
3. Add your sweetener of choice a little at a time until you reach your sweetness level.
4. Shake well and serve over ice.
5. Garnish with a slice of lemon and a sprig of mint.

*Tip: If you are adding maple syrup that has been stored in the refrigerator let it warm to room temperature or warm in a vat of warm water.

Special Summer Smoothie

Special Summer Smoothie

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Recipe – Keren Hannah

With Summer around the corner, this is a refreshing and healthy smoothie to enjoy during the warmer weather! Really appreciate it here in Israel.

Ingredients:

⅔ cup water with ¼ teaspoon sea salt
1 cup apple juice
1 small cucumber, peeled and sliced
1 apple quartered
1 banana, cut in chunks
¼ cup ice

Blend all ingredients together until smooth – relax and enjoy!

photo credit: wikipedia