Easy-Peasy Raspberry Lemonade With Just 39 Calories

With only 39 calories per serving, this raspberry lemonade is an amazing option for any low-calorie diet plan! It’s also healthy and great for the summer heat ahead. If you love lemonades, You are going to enjoy this delicious raspberry summer drink. 

Although they come with a slightly tart flavor, raspberries are at the top of the list of healthy berries and you should be adding them to your diet. Here are a few benefits of raspberries to help you decide if this fruit is right for you.

Raspberry lemonade

Why Add Raspberries To Your Diet

Raspberries are extremely low in calories and packed with antioxidants such as vitamins C & E, selenium, beta carotene, lutein, lycopene, and zeaxanthin along with flavonoids. (source)

These antioxidants help your body get rid of free radicals and harmful toxins. Vitamin C found in raspberries also helps prevent cell damage.

Additionally, this drink contains lemon juice which is also packed with vitamin C so you get double benefits by drinking this raspberry lemonade.

Raspberry lemonade ingredients

Raspberry Lemonade

Ingredients for 1 serving | Total time: 5 minutes

  • 1 cup of water (cold)
  • 1/2 cup of ice
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice (fresh)
  • 2 tablespoons of raspberry simple syrup
  • 2 slices of fresh lemon (garnish)
  • 1 sprig of mint leaf (garnish)
  • 1/2 tablespoon of raw honey (optional)

How To Make This Raspberry Lemonade

Start by mixing the raspberry simple syrup and lemon juice with the water until well combined. If you are adding in honey, mix it with the water and syrup as well.

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In another 300ml glass, add the ice and place the lemon slices behind the ice so that it shows on the outside of the glass.

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Next, pour the raspberry mixture over the ice and garnish with mint sprig. Voila, you’re done!

Raspberry Lemonade Nutrition Facts

Each serving of this lemonade has | 39 calories | 0.5g total fat |0.5g saturated fat | 0g cholesterol | 15mg sodium | 4.8g total carbs | 0.6g dietary fiber | 7.3g total sugars | 0.6g protein | 9mg calcium | 87mg potassium | These facts are based on a 2000-calorie diet.


There are so many ways to make this lemonade, I sometimes add a slice of crushed ginger to water and boil it for a few minutes before straining it and adding the the raspberry syrup and lemon juice.

I’ve read a few recipes that add orange juice instead of water and have yet to try it. I’ll let you guys know when I do. You could also use mint tea instead of water to give this lemonade a raspberry mint flavor.


If you plan on making this ahead of time, I suggest mixing all of the ingredients and placing it in the fridge. Once you are ready to serve, you can pour the lemonade over the ice.

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I hope you try this easy-peasy lemonade recipe. It’s extremely refreshing and great for the hot summer days ahead. Make sure to save my pin for later and don’t forget to find me on Pinterest, Threads, & Flipboard to get notified of new posts.

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