Nutrition Hacks: Why You Need Lemon Ice Cubes in Your Life by Donna John

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10 months ago

Nutrition Hacks: Why You Need Lemon Ice Cubes in Your Life

Starting your day with lemon water may be the healthy kick you need. The benefits of drinking lemon water include aiding in digesting, helping you lose weight, a vitamin C and potassium boost, preventing kidney stones and helps keep your body hydrated.

While adding a squeeze of lemon into your water is a fine, these lemon ice cubes will up the lemon flavor and keep it nice and cold. Not only is this lemon ice cube recipe good for lemon water, but it's also a fun way to keep other beverages cold and add an interesting twist.

Try these lemon ice cubes in lemonadesangriaiced tea or any drink that could use a lemony kick. Here are two ways to make lemon ice cubes – one uses just lemon juice and the other utilizes the whole lemon.

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Lemon Juice Ice Cubes


  • freshly squeezed lemon juice

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Here's how to make it:

  1. Pour the lemon juice into ice cube trays.
  2. Freeze.
  3. Once frozen, pop them out of the tray and store in a plastic freezer bag until needed.

Whole Lemon Ice Cubes


  • lemons
  • water

Here's how to make it:

  1. Cut the lemons into pieces. Put them into a blender with a small amount of water.
  2. Blend until smooth. Slowly add more water until you get a pourable consistency.
  3. Pour the mixture into ice cube trays. Freeze.
  4. Once frozen, pop them out of the tray and store in a freezer bag. 

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Donna John
I am on Day Two of drinking a big glass of lemon water every morning. I watched a video about how good it is for you, so going to give it a try. These lemon ice cubes really up the flavor.
This is genius. I’m on it! 🍋
Vicki Shanta Retelny, RDN
I love this idea of making lemon ice cubes!
Elisa Schmitz
I agree with Vicki Shanta Retelny, RDN - this is an amazing idea, Donna John ! Wish I would have thought of this years ago. So smart, easy and delish!
Ann Marie Patitucci
Love this! I squeeze lemon into my water often but I like this even better!

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