- 1 large lemon, juiced (about 2-3 tablespoons of lemon juice)
- 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt or vanilla yogurt for a sweeter version
- 1/2 cup milk (dairy or non-dairy like almond or soy milk)
- 1-2 tablespoons honey or maple syrup (adjust to taste)
- 1/2 cup ice cubes
- A small pinch of lemon zest for added flavor (optional)
- Fresh mint leaves for garnish (optional)
- Start by juicing the lemon to get about 2-3 tablespoons of lemon juice. Remove any seeds.
- In a blender, combine the lemon juice, Greek yogurt, milk, honey or maple syrup, and ice cubes.
- If you like, you can add a small pinch of lemon zest to enhance the lemon flavor.
- Blend the mixture until it’s smooth and all the ingredients are well combined. If the smoothie is too thick, you can add a little more milk to reach your desired consistency.
- Taste the smoothie and adjust the sweetness by adding more honey or syrup if needed.
- Pour the Lemon Smoothie into a glass.
- If desired, garnish with a fresh mint leaf.
- Serve your Lemon Smoothie immediately and enjoy the zesty and creamy goodness!
This Lemon Smoothie is a fantastic way to enjoy the bright and tangy flavors of lemon in a cool, creamy, and slightly sweet drink. It’s a great choice for breakfast, a snack, or whenever you’re in the mood for a citrusy refreshment.