RefreshZing Lemon Spice Drink

  • Makes : two tall glasses

The fresh herbs in this delicious zingy drink add phytonutrients to your breakfast or snack. Packed with flavor and health; this is a fun drink to share with friends on a hot summer day.


  • 5 or so bananas, peeled and frozen
  • fresh parsley, hand full
  • fresh basil, half hand full
  • 1/2-1 cup key lime or lemon juice, fresh squeezed
  • 2 Tbl. raw agave syrup or dates, or to taste
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon

(Optional - blend with minced fresh ginger, to taste, and a touch of ground Stevia instead of agave or dates.)


Step 1

Blend all ingredients, except cinnamon, in a blender or VitaMix with just enough water to cover bananas.

Step 2

Stir in cinnamon, or lightly pulse blender to stir. Pour into two tall clear glasses and garnish with a sprinkle of cinnamon on top along with a fresh mint or parsley sprig and perch a thin slice of key lime on the side of the glass.

Reprinted with permission from Brook and Home Le'amohala of the Optimum Living Alliance.
Photograph © Wanda Embar.

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