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NATURAL EGYPTIAN MINT LIMEADE

By Sheena Lange at The Paleo Fox

A common drink made in Egypt, this is an infusion of hot lemonade/limeade in which mint leaves have been steeped and sweetened with honey and used to combat primobolan tablets a mild sore throat.

This recipe is a cold, refreshing twist on the original.

EGYPTIAN MINT LIMEADE 

INGREDIENTS:

  • ¼ cup honey (add more to taste)
  • 1-2 tablespoons mint leaves, cut into strips
  • Zest of 2 limes
  • 1/4 cup very warm water
  • ½ cup fresh squeezed lime juice (approximately 6 to 8 limes)
  • 2 cups water, cold
  • 2 cups sparkling water, cold

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Prepare the mint by rolling all the leaves together and cutting them into strips. Reserve a few leaves for garnish.
  2. Pour the honey into a glass pitcher. Add the cut mint leaves and lime zest, and muddle them with the honey with a wooden or silicone spoon.
  3. Pour the warm water into the pitcher and stir with the spoon until the honey is mostly dissolved.
  4. Cut the limes in half and juice them with a press or by hand into the glass pitcher. Keep a few slices of lime for garnishing the glass.
  5. Add the water and sparkling water to the pitcher and stir until all the honey has completely dissolved.
  6. Pour into glasses and garnish with mint leaves and lime slices. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe by: Sheena Lange

Sheena is a chef, sommelier, yoga student, and Paleo blogger with a passion and need to create delicious and easy Paleo recipes, such as Egyptian Mint Limeade Drink, and to practice new yoga moves. Follow her on her blog, The Paleo Fox, as well as Pinterest.



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