You’ll love these keto lemonade recipes if you’re looking for a refreshing and healthy drink option with your keto diet plan. Lemonade is a classic summer beverage that adults and children enjoy and can quench your thirst and boost your vitamin C intake. However, most store-bought or homemade lemonades are often full of sugar, which can take you out of ketosis and spike your blood sugar. We’ve put together these five unique keto-friendly lemonade recipes that use natural low-carb sweeteners instead of sugar (you can substitute your favorite keto-friendly sweetener).

You’ll be amazed by how easy and delicious it is to make keto lemonade at home with just a few simple ingredients. Whether you prefer a classic style or a more exotic-sounding ginger lemonade, we’ve got you covered. Now you can enjoy a guilt-free thirst-quencher while reaping the health benefits of a ketogenic lifestyle. Read on to discover how to make these refreshing keto lemonade drinks and enjoy them all summer (or winter, no reason not to!) long.

First up is the classic keto lemonade. This is the most straightforward and versatile lemonade you can make. You only need lemon juice, water, and a powdered monk fruit allulose blend. This sweetener dissolves easily and has no aftertaste, making it perfect for a keto lemonade.

Ingredients Needed:

  • E1 cup of freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • E4 cups of water
  • E1/2 to 3/4 cup of powdered monk fruit allulose blend
  • EA pinch of salt for flavor and electrolytes

To Prepare:

  1. Whisk together the lemon juice, water, and monk fruit allulose blend in a large pitcher until well combined.
  2. Taste and adjust the sweetness as needed.
  3. Add a pinch of salt (to your taste) to the pitcher and stir well. This will enhance the flavor and help you replenish your electrolytes, which is essential for keto dieters.
  4. Serve over ice, and enjoy!

This recipe makes about 4 servings, having roughly 4.6 grams of net carbs and 14 calories. It’s also dairy & gluten-free.

(Nutrition Facts Serving Size est: 1 glass Amount Per Serving Calories: 14 Total Fat: 0g Saturated Fat: 0g Trans Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 2mg Total Carbohydrate: 4.8g Dietary Fiber: 0.2g Sugars: 1.6g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Net Carbs: 4.6g Protein: 0g)

Frozen Lemonade

Next up is a Frozen Keto Lemonade. This drink is a great way to cool off on a hot summer day and enjoy a frosty keto treat. It’s made with ice, lemon juice, water, and a granulated erythritol sweetener. This sweetener works well for blending and has a similar texture to sugar.

Ingredients Needed:

  • E4 cups of ice
  • E1/2 cup of lemon juice
  • E2 cups of water
  • E1/4 cup of granulated erythritol sweetener
  • EMint leaves or lemon zest for garnish

    To Prepare:

    1. Add the ice, lemon juice, water, and erythritol to a blender and blend until smooth and slushy.
    2. If needed, scrape down the sides of the blender and add more water to adjust the consistency.
    3. Serve in a glass, and enjoy!
    4. Add some mint leaves or lemon zest (to your taste) to the blender for extra freshness and flavor.

    The recipe makes about 4 servings of keto frozen lemonade. Each serving has roughly 3 grams of net carbs and 12 calories.

    (Nutrition Facts Serving Size est: 1 glass Amount Per Serving Calories: 12 Total Fat: 0g Saturated Fat: 0g Trans Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 3mg Total Carbohydrate: 4g Dietary Fiber: 1g Sugars: 1g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Net Carbs: 3g Protein: 0g)

    Keto Strawberry Lemonade

    No lemonade list is complete without a delicious strawberry version. This fruity and flavorful keto lemonade drink will satisfy your sweet tooth and your thirst. It’s made with fresh or frozen strawberries, lemon juice, water, and a liquid stevia sweetener. This sweetener is ideal for pureeing and has a natural taste.

    Ingredients Needed:

    • E2 cups of fresh or frozen strawberries
    • E1 cup of lemon juice
    • E4 cups of water
    • E1/4 teaspoon of liquid stevia sweetener
    • EFresh sliced strawberries or blueberries for garnish

    To Prepare:

    1. Add the strawberries, lemon juice, and water, and mix in a blender until smooth and frothy.
    2. If preferred, strain the mixture to remove the seeds and pulp for a smoother texture.
    3. Add the sliced strawberries or blueberries to the pitcher for extra color and flavor (and presentation!).
    4. Serve over ice, and enjoy!

    This makes about 4 servings of keto strawberry lemonade. Each serving has roughly 5 grams of net carbs and 22 calories.

    (Nutrition Facts Serving Size est: 1 glass Amount Per Serving Calories: 22 Total Fat: 0g Saturated Fat: 0g Trans Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 3mg Total Carbohydrate: 6g Dietary Fiber: 1g Sugars: 3g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Net Carbs: 5g Protein: 0g)

    Keto Lemonade Popsicles

    These are a fun and easy way to enjoy keto lemonade in a frozen form. They are perfect for a hot summer day, or a keto dessert & kids love it too!

    Ingredients Needed:

    • E3/4 cup of lemon juice
    • E2 cups of water
    • E1/4 cup of powdered monk fruit allulose blend
    • Epopsicle molds and sticks
    • Esliced strawberries or blueberries for garnish (optional)

    To Prepare:

    1. Whisk together the lemon juice, water, and monk fruit allulose blend in a pitcher until well combined.
    2. Add some sliced strawberries or blueberries to the popsicle molds for extra flavor and color if desired.
    3. Pour the keto lemonade mixture into the popsicle molds, leaving some space at the top for expansion.
    4. Carefully place the popsicle sticks and freeze for at least 4 hours or overnight.
    5. To remove the popsicles from the molds, run them under warm water for a few seconds and gently pull them out.
    6. Enjoy your keto lemonade popsicles!

    This should make about 10 keto lemonade popsicles (depending on mold). Each popsicle has roughly 2 grams of net carbs and 8 calories. It’s also dairy-free, gluten-free, and kid friendly

    (Nutrition Facts Serving Size etc: 1 popsicle Amount Per Serving Calories: 8 Total Fat: 0g Saturated Fat: 0g Trans Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 1mg Total Carbohydrate: 2.4g Dietary Fiber: 0.1g Sugars: 0.8g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Net Carbs: 2g Protein: 0g)

    Ginger Keto Lemonade

    One of my personal favorites, this is a spicy and zesty keto lemonade drink that will warm you up (or cool you down?) and boost your immune system. It’s made with homemade sugar-free ginger syrup and fresh lemon juice.

    Ingredients Needed:

    For the ginger syrup

    • E1/4 cup of peeled and sliced ginger
    • E2 cups of water
    • E1/4 cup of granulated erythritol sweetener

    For the keto lemonade

    • E1/4 cup of ginger syrup (previous step)
    • E1 cup of lemon juice
    • E4 cups of water
    • EFresh mint leaves or lemon slices for garnish

    To Prepare:

    Ginger syrup

    1. Add the ginger, water, and erythritol to a small saucepan and boil.
    2. Then reduce the heat and simmer for about 15 minutes, or until the liquid is reduced by half.
    3. Strain the syrup and discard the ginger pieces. You can store the ginger syrup in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.

    Ginger keto lemonade

    1. Mix the ginger syrup, lemon juice, and water in a pitcher and taste for sweetness and spiciness.
    2. Feel free to adjust the amount of ginger syrup according to your preference.
    3. Add the fresh mint leaves or lemon slices to the pitcher or glass for extra freshness and aroma.
    4. Serve over ice and enjoy!

    This should be about 4 servings of keto ginger lemonade. Each serving has roughly 3 grams of net carbs and 12 calories.

    (Nutrition Facts Serving Size est: 1 glass Amount Per Serving Calories: 12 Total Fat: 0g Saturated Fat: 0g Trans Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 3mg Total Carbohydrate: 4g Dietary Fiber: 1g Sugars: 1g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Net Carbs: 3g Protein: 0g)

    Cooling Cucumber Basil Lemonade

    Cucumbers and basil are two ingredients that can add a cooling and refreshing touch to any drink. They have a mild and fresh flavor that can elevate the taste of lemonade while keeping it low-carb. Plus, they have some health benefits too. Cucumber is hydrating and rich in antioxidants, while basil has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties.

    Ingredients Needed:

    • E1 cup of freshly squeezed lemon juice
    • E4 cups of water
    • E1/2 to 3/4 cup of powdered erythritol or your preferred keto sweetner
    • EA pinch of salt
    • E1/4 cup of chopped fresh basil leaves
    • E1/4 cup of peeled and diced cucumber
    • EA splash of lime juice for extra citrusy twist

    To Prepare:

    1. Whisk together the lemon juice, water, erythritol, and salt in a large pitcher until well combined.
    2. Taste and adjust the sweetness as needed.
    3. Add the basil leaves and cucumber to the pitcher and stir well.
    4. Refrigerate for at least an hour to let the flavors infuse.
    5. Squeeze a splash of lime juice for more zing.
    6. Serve over ice and enjoy!

    This recipe makes about 4 servings of keto-friendly cucumber basil keto lemonade. Each serving has roughly 4.6 grams of net carbs.

    (Nutrition Facts Serving Size est): 1 cup (250 ml) Amount Per Serving Calories: 14 Total Fat: 0 g Saturated Fat: 0 g Trans Fat: 0 g Cholesterol: 0 mg Sodium: 37 mg Total Carbohydrate: 4.8 g Dietary Fiber: 0.2 g Sugars: 1.6 g Erythritol: 18 g Protein: 0.2 g)

    Tropical Coconut Lime Keto Lemonade

    Last but not least, If you’re looking for a more exotic flavor twist, try this tropical-style coconut lime keto lemonade. It combines coconut’s creamy and nutty flavor with the tang and zest of lime. It’s a unique and delicious way to enjoy lemonade on a keto diet.

    Ingredients Needed:

    • E1 cup of freshly squeezed lemon juice
    • E4 cups of water
    • E1/2 to 3/4 cup of powdered erythritol or your preferred keto sweetner
    • EA pinch of salt
    • E1/4 cup of coconut milk or coconut cream
    • EA pinch of shredded coconut or a splash of coconut water for added tropical flair

    To Prepare:

    1. Whisk together the lemon juice, water, erythritol, and salt in a large pitcher until well combined.
    2. Taste and adjust the sweetness as needed.
    3. Add the coconut milk or cream to the pitcher and whisk well until smooth and frothy.
    4. Add some shredded coconut or coconut water for more texture and flavor if desired.
    5. Serve over ice, and enjoy!

    This recipe makes about 4 servings of keto-friendly coconut lime lemonade. Each serving has roughly 5 grams of net carbs.

    (Nutrition Facts Serving Size est: 1 cup (250 ml) Amount Per Serving Calories: 57 Total Fat: 4.7 g Saturated Fat: 4.2 g Trans Fat: 0 g Cholesterol: 0 mg Sodium: 37 mg Total Carbohydrate: 5 g Dietary Fiber: 0.2 g Sugars: 1.6 g Erythritol: 18 g Protein: 0.5 g)

    We hope you enjoyed these seven unique keto-friendly lemonade recipes and learned how easy and delicious it is to make your keto lemonade at home. These keto drinks are perfect for quenching your thirst, satisfying your sweet tooth, and boosting your health on a low-carb diet. They are refreshing and flavorful, add a bit of fun to your keto journey, and give you all the essential hydration throughout your regimen. Try them out and share them with your friends and family! Cheers to a healthy and happy summer!

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