Are you tired of the same old lemonade recipe? Then, we have a tasty and healthier alternative for you: ginger thyme lemonade with honey.
You might think thyme is only for preparing savoury dishes like soups and stews, but its floral and citrusy notes pair wonderfully with sweet recipes too.
To prepare this lemonade, we have infused fresh lemon juice with a delicious syrup made with ginger thyme tea and raw honey. To finish, we have added a splash of almond extract to balance the flavour with a sweet, nutty aroma.
The result is an incredibly fresh lemonade that bursts with tangy, peppery, and spicy notes. It's absolutely perfect for cooling you down on those hot days or for preparing a flavoured drink for a summer party, bbq, or outdoor lunch.
Keep reading to learn more about the amazing properties of this refreshing lemon drink, or jump straight to the recipe where we'll show you how to make this lemonade at home from scratch.
Ginger root is a true superfood, with health-boosting properties that span from easing nausea and indigestion to help fighting inflammation, cancer, and age-related diseases. The same chemical responsible for its pungent taste - gingerol - is also the one that exerts these healing qualities .
Instead of just adding sliced ginger to the lemonade, we have steeped the fresh root with thyme sprigs into a tea. This way, more beneficial compounds can be released, boosting your glass of lemonade.
Lemon juice is rich in vitamin C, antioxidants, and potassium. Potassium is a precious mineral that helps balance electrolytes levels in your system, keeping your blood pressure in check.
To make to lemon water refined-sugar-free, we have swapped white sugar with raw honey. This golden syrup is a real powerhouse of plant-based nutrients and antioxidants .
So sipping this ginger lemonade won't just quench your thirst in a flash, but also provide many health benefits.