August 2, 2011

Guest Post: Summer Recipes ~ Audrey from A Lovely Escape




So excited to have Audrey here from A Lovely Escape, her blog always has the best style inspiration and weekend scenes, and she is one of the sweetest people! 

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Cool as a Cucumber Lemonade
I planned to share a summer vegetable pizza recipe here on Sarah's lovely blog, but my AC broke and its 85 degrees in my apartment and just the thought of turning on the oven made me break out in a sweat. So instead, I turned to one of the most refreshing things I've had this summer - cucumber lemonade. It's super simple and undeniably satisfying. Just add a splash of vodka and it transitions from a cool daytime drink into a tasty cocktail,  

4 cups of water
2 cucumbers, peeled and cubed
1/2 cup of sugar
1 cup of lemon juice (recommend freshly squeezed)
1-2 tablespoons of agave nectar (to taste)

1 - peel and cube cucumber, puree in blender with water and sugar
2 - add lemon juice and agave nectar and blend
3 - garnish with a cucumber or lemon slice and drink it up



5 comments:

Meaghan said...

just found your blog today while roaming pinterest- fell in love! and i've been obnoxiously pinning you ever since! xo

Lara {simply irresistible blog} said...

This drink looks so yummy (and easy!). I love cucumber water so I think the lemon would be a nice addition.

Taylor said...

YUM!!! this is my favorite too!! I have been making it at home!

Jenae said...

I wonder if this would be good with that new cucumber effen vodka?? I just found you on interest today too :)

Mo Pie, Please said...

Yummy!!!