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Homemade Pink Lemonade

Experience the nostalgia of pink lemonade with my all-natural, refined sugar-free recipe. This homemade delight, infused with pink pitaya, offers a perfect balance of sweet and tart, making it the ultimate refreshment any time.

Easy Homemade Pink Lemonade

There’s something undeniably charming about homemade pink lemonade. It’s vibrant colour and refreshing flavor makes it the perfect companion for warm afternoons and cozy dinners alike. Today I am sharing with you a recipe that is close to my heart with a modern twist. I’ve used pink pitaya powder to take this homemade pink lemonade to another level! 

The Ingredients for Homemade Pink Lemonade 

  • Lemons: The heart of this refreshing drink is lemons of course! They provide the essential tart and zesty flavour that defines lemonade. Fresh lemon juice also offers a natural source of Vitamin C which is ideal at this time of year.
  • Maple Syrup/Vegan Honey/Sweetener of Choice: Using any of these natural sweeteners is the refined sugar choice and helps to balance the tartness of the lemon. This ingredient can be adjusted according to personal taste preferences and dietary needs.
  • Ice: Used to chill the lemonade, making it more refreshing and enjoyable, especially on warm days.
  • Cold Filtered Water: This dilutes the lemon juice and sweetener to create a well-balanced beverage.
  • Coconut Water: Adds a subtle tropical flavour and natural sweetness. Coconut water is also known for its hydrating properties and electrolytes, making the lemonade more refreshing and hydrating. 
  • Pink Pitaya Powder: This ingredient is key to giving the lemonade its signature pink hue. Pink pitaya (also known as dragon fruit) powder also adds a slightly fruity flavour and is packed with antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals.
  • Fresh Lemon Slices: This is primarily for garnish but with good reason; it makes the drink so cute!

Fresh Pink Lemonade

My recipe uses freshly squeezed lemon juice, ensuring every sip is packed with the real taste of fresh lemons. Combined with natural sweeteners and a special ingredient for that signature pink hue. You can easily make this drink in a larger batch and share it with friends, keep it refrigerated for whenever the mood strikes. It’s also extremely refreshing after a workout!

How To Make Pink Lemonade

Creating this pink lemonade is a breeze. With just a few simple ingredients and a blender, you can whip up this delightful beverage in no time. It’s the perfect recipe for those seeking an easy yet impressive drink to serve.

How to Serve Pink Lemonade

Serve this pink lemonade over ice for an irresistibly refreshing experience. I love offering this drink to friends when they come over to visit in a cute cup with fancy ice cubes. It really takes this vibrant pink drink to another level! If you make it in a big batch; give it some southern flare and add it to a pitcher with loads of ice!

Tips and Tricks for Making this Homemade Pink Lemonade

  • Adjust the sweetness to your liking. Everyone’s palate is different, so feel free to tweak the amount of sweetener.
  • Fresh is best! Using freshly squeezed lemon juice makes a world of difference in flavour.
  • Don’t forget the garnish. A slice of fresh lemon adds an elegant touch to each serving.


Happy sipping!

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Welcome to Claire Bear Bites! Here is where we have the most amount of fun with food. I’m an silly, quirky Aussie living in LA, creating and loving bright, colorful, healthy and delicious plant based meals.

This deliciously colorful meals are a direct reflection of me and my love for experimenting. Food should make you happy, smile and make you do a weird lil happy dance cause it taste so dang good. Life can be stressful but your food doesn’t need to be! Let’s have fun and eat the rainbow!

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Homemade Pink Lemonade

This is one of those recipes that floods your mind with nostalgia and memories! I grew up on pink lemonade! Sweet and tart and the ultimate refresher! So I had to recreate it with some fun twists! My recipe is just like you remember but with the bonus of being all natural! Refined sugar free, full of electrolytes and naturally dyed pink using superfoods!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine American, Vegan
Servings 4

Equipment

  • blender

Ingredients
  

  • 5 lemons juiced
  • cup maple syrup, vegan honey, or sweetener of choice adjust to taste
  • 1 cup ice
  • 3 cups cold filtered water
  • cups coconut water
  • 1 tsp pink pitaya powder I used Nature Restore
  • fresh lemon slices for garnish
  • extra ice to serve

Instructions
 

  • Simply add all ingredients into a blender and blend until thoroughly combined.
  • To serve. Pour over ice, garnish with fresh lemon slices and enjoy!
  • Store the lemonade in the fridge for up to a week 🙂
Keyword 5 minute drink, easy drink recipe, gluten free, lemonade, pink, pink lemonade

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Picture of Meet Claire

Meet Claire

Welcome to Claire Bear Bites! Here is where we have the most amount of fun with food. I’m an silly, quirky Aussie living in LA, creating and loving bright, colorful, healthy and delicious plant based meals.

This deliciously colorful meals are a direct reflection of me and my love for experimenting. Food should make you happy, smile and make you do a weird lil happy dance cause it taste so dang good. Life can be stressful but your food doesn’t need to be! Let’s have fun and eat the rainbow!

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