blood orange lemonade

Happy Valentine’s Day! The day of love and chocolates. =P I wanted to sneak in one more recipe for you guys. I found these yummy blood oranges at a local market, and I was seriously stoked. They’ve been popping up all over Instagram, but I couldn’t seem to find them until last week. Seeing the vibrant red color of the center just made me think of summer. And when I think of summer, I think lemonade. So here’s a blood orange lemonade recipe for ya.

blood orange lemonade

I’ve learned a lot about blood oranges in the past week. First off, they are sweeter than normal oranges, so I was careful how much I added to this recipe. I also included lemons so I could get that lemony flavor that you’re accustomed to in lemonade.

The second thing I learned is how to identify blood oranges. lol I was at the store, and the regular oranges and blood oranges were mixed into one pile. And I had not bought blood oranges before, so I was sort of at a loss at how to pick them out without cutting them open. Luckily, the store clerk was super helpful, and he told me that blood oranges have a patch of red on the outside. He even helped me pick them out to ensure that I only got blood oranges.

blood orange lemonade

My first venture into blood orange territory was definitely a success. I almost prefer this non-alcoholic alternative to a glass of wine or a cocktail. I can’t wait to try out some dessert recipes next time!

Have a wonderful night guys! Much love ๐Ÿ™‚ <3

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blood orange lemonade

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Blood Orange Lemonade

A blood orange version of classic lemonade.
5 from 1 rating

Ingredients
 
 

  • cup blood orange juice
  • cup lemon juice
  • 2 cups carbonated water
  • 2 cups distilled water
  • 3 tbsp sugar

Instructions
 

  • Combine all the ingredients in a pitcher and mix well. Taste to ensure that it is sweet enough. If it's not sweet enough, add sugar little by little until it tastes just right.
Calories: 62kcal, Carbohydrates: 16g, Protein: 1g, Fat: 1g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Sodium: 26mg, Potassium: 125mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 13g, Vitamin A: 83IU, Vitamin C: 36mg, Calcium: 10mg, Iron: 1mg
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