Looking for a nutritious and refreshing drink? Check out this lavender coconut lemonade, made with Vita Coco Pressed Coconut Water! Vita Coco water is an excellent source of vitamin C, and 1 cup provides 100% of our daily needs for this important vitamin. The naturally sweet coconut water helps to give this tasty lemonade a subtle sweetness that pairs perfectly with the lavender.
½ tablespoon of dried lavender flowers
¼ cup of granulated sugar
1 ½ cups of boiling water
1 cup of lemon juice, pulp and seeds strained
2 cups of Vita Coco Pressed Coconut Water
1 cup of water
Add the lavender flowers and sugar to a large bowl. Pinch the flowers to release their oils.
Add the boiling water to the bowl, and whisk with the sugar and lavender until all of the sugar has dissolved.
Let that sit for an hour. Once done, strain out the lavender leaves and add the sugar mixture into a pitcher.
Add the lemon juice, Vita Coco pressed coconut water, and 1 cup of cold water to the pitcher, and stir well. Enjoy!
About Wendy & Jessica:
Wendy Lopez and Jessica Jones are Registered Dietitians, Certified Diabetes Educators and founders of Food Heaven Made Easy, a one-stop shop for delicious and nutritious living. The dynamic duo is also co-authors of the 28-Day Plant-Powered Health Reboot and hosts of the Food Heaven Podcast, which interviews experts on how to make wellness more inclusive and sustainable. Through their platform, Wendy & Jess work with national brands to develop plant-forward recipes and curated multimedia content.