Weekend Lemonade

Weekend Lemonade

It’s Thursday and spring, which means I’m already dreaming of spending my weekend outside.  I get in the mood for lemonade as soon as the temperature is above 60 for more than about five minutes.  On a weekday, lemonade alone is treat enough (thanks to the sugar), but after surviving the week, I like to boost the indulgence level a little with this quick and easy “adult” variation.

Weekend Lemonade

(Serves 1)

  • 1oz Vodka (I prefer a Paleo-friendly variety, like Ciroc or Idol)
  • 1/2oz Gran Marnier or Gran Gala
  • Lemonade (freshly made if you’re ambitious, or your favorite store-bought variety if you’re falling over tired by the end of the week like yours truly – I like Simply Lemonade)
  • Ice

Place eight ice cubes in an Old Fashioned glass.  Measure and add Vodka and Gran Marnier.  Top with lemonade and stir. Cheers!

What’s your favorite weekend cocktail?

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One thought on “Weekend Lemonade

  1. When the weather gets warm, I love a good St. Germain cocktail. After the initial investment in a bottle of St. Germain, the other ingredients (white wine, soda water, and lemon) are easy to keep on hand whenever you get a craving (which happens often on hot, lazy afternoons).

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