Refreshing Lemon Summer Cooler

Enjoy a refreshing and electrolyte-boosting summer drink.

Refreshing cold lemonade with ginger, on a brown background

This is a refreshing drink to help replace your fluids on those hot Australian summer days. The flavour can be a bit intense for some, so feel free to dilute with more mineral water. Also please note that this might have too much salt for those on a low-sodium diet. The lemon-ginger mixture can be made a day ahead. Be sure to store in an airtight container in the refrigerator and stir vigorously before adding the mineral water.

Serves: Two
Time: 10 minutes


  • 10cm piece fresh ginger, peeled
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons agave nectar or honey
  • 1/8 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 2 3/4 cups mineral or coconut water

Finely grate the fresh ginger. Using a soft spatula, press solids through a fine-mesh sieve set over a small bowl. You should be left with about one teaspoon of ginger juice.

Combine all ingredients in a large measuring cup or bowl. Stir in the mineral water. Pour into two glasses filled with ice.



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    30th Jan 2017
    Sounds great and we can't wait to try it

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