Mocktail Monday: Basic Fresh Lemonade

Summer is here and I’ve been craving a nice, refreshing shandy. The American version of a shandy is part beer and part lemonade. To create my own at home, I started by making my own lemonade.


Basic Fresh Lemonade

Basic Fresh Lemonade
-adapted from Ina Garten

1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
4 cups water
1 cup crushed ice
1/2 cup Agave Nectar

Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Serve over ice in your favorite glass (mine was chilled) and with a fun straw!

Check back Friday for the Shandy recipe!


  1. […] than buying lemonade, I chose to make my own. On Monday, I shared a low- calorie lemonade recipe: here.  That lemonade will turn an ordinary beer into a shandy! The traditional shandy is probably the […]

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