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*Recipe* White Wine Strawberry Lemonade

Hey everyone!

Hope you all had a lovely Memorial Day, celebrating and remembering those who have given their lives for our freedom.

We had a very low-key day, just grilling, watching a Braves game, and hanging out. I did come up with a snazzy new sparkling drink, though, that I wanted to share with everyone for the next time you need a cool drink ideaΒ  but don’t want to spend a fortune, because guess what? This drink only costs $2.50 to make! To me, that sure sounded better than $10 for a bottle of wine or sangria, and it was tasty and lo-cal, too!

So what is the mystery drink? White Wine Strawberry Lemondade!

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 3 large lemons
  • 1 mini-bottle of Chardonnay (the kinds you see at Walmart for $1)
  • Pitcher of water
  • 3 large strawberries
  • 1/2 cup sugar

Directions:

  • Fill a pitcher with cold, filtered water
  • Cut the lemons in half, and cut off a couple slices for garnish. Toss them in the pitcher
  • Squeeze the lemons into the water
  • Add in the sugar and make sure you like the way your lemonade tastes
  • Add the wine and stir
  • Slice the strawberries for garnish
  • Let sit in refrigerator for 30 minutes to absorb the fruit flavors
  • Enjoy!

It really is that easy, and it looks very pretty, too! Your guests will love this sinless treat all summer long!

XO,

Amanda

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6 Comments

  • Reply
    Jenn McCullar
    May 28, 2013 at 2:43 pm

    Love it, must try this summer.

  • Reply
    Cindy (Vegetarian Mamma)
    May 28, 2013 at 5:11 pm

    This has my name written all over it! YUM

  • Reply
    Anne Aviles
    May 28, 2013 at 5:54 pm

    I’ll try it next week for sure!

  • Reply
    Nicole @ One Punky Mama
    May 28, 2013 at 6:37 pm

    Sounds yummy. I’m still chuckling at the wine at Walmart thing because I live up north and that’s definitely NOT something we see here!

    • Reply
      amanda23rodriguez
      May 28, 2013 at 8:02 pm

      HA! That’s so funny! I remember the first time I went to San Diego and they sold bottles of hard liquor in Walgreens… I was shocked!

  • Reply
    Steph @ Filipino Beef Recipes
    May 29, 2013 at 6:08 am

    I’m gonna try this!.. The picture makes me so thirsty!.. πŸ™‚

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