By Domino Staff

Published on July 28, 2016

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A heatwave is no time get bored with your cold drinks. Upgrade summer’s most essential sipper with a few creative additions. Did we miss one of your favorites? Tweet it to @dominomag! 

Sit in your backyard and sip some of this sweet fresh mint ginger lemonade. A few simple ingredients are all it takes to make this delicious treat. While you totally can just add mint into your mix, we suggest freezing it into cubes and adding it in later.

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This healthy option is also seriously delicious. This bright red drink is a low calorie alternative to a frozen ice cream treat. All you are adding here are blood oranges and sparkling mineral water. Just juice those oranges carefully into your drink so you remove the seeds.

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We are ready for raspberries. Spruce up your summer staple with some of this ruby red fruit. Sprinkle a few berries into your lemonade concoction. To make this drink more adult, add a splash of raspberry vodka into the mix.

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Get yourself to your local farmer’s market and pick up some plump peaches. Snag a sampling of this summer fruit to spice up your lemonade. While this recipe requires boiling and pureeing your peaches, we promise not to tell if you take the lazy way out. Cheaters, simply slice the peaches and add them to your glass.

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If you enjoy having the best of both worlds, get yourself ready for this yummy drink. How does a vanilla honey iced tea lemonade sound to you? This multi-ingredient drink is one worth breaking out at your next barbeque. This drink is for iced tea and lemonade lovers alike.

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If you are in the mood for a rich berry drink, try this one. This blackberry sage lemonade recipe is right up your alley. This is a great recipe to make the night before you plan to serve it. Simply pour it over ice when it is party time.

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We are simply beaming over this blueberry mint lemonade recipe. Dig out your blender and pull together the ingredients needed to mix this drink – fresh squeezed lemons, frozen blueberries and a handful of mint leaves. The mint leaf garnish takes this drink from basic to brilliant.

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Break out the boozy watermelon lemonade. This drink pairs perfectly at your backyard party. Even your man will want some of this hot pink drink. Watermelon, mint and a little bit of rum ready this drink right up for any summer festivity.

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We could stare at this summer sipper all day long. Trick out your lemonade with a few zesty ingredients. Add a little whiskey, lemon slices and some honey into your drink.

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Serve up some sparkling lavender lemonade for a fun, non-alcoholic option at your next warm weather gathering. This insanely scrumptious drink is what your taste buds have been missing! 

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Give the neighborhood kiddies a new lemonade stand best seller. This honey grapefruit lemonade is a total star. Grab two pink grapefruits and some local honey if you wish to create this peachy pink drink.

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Blend strawberries and lemons together to create this colorful summer staple. While we love a good standard lemonade, we wouldn’t complain about one infused with strawberries. This tasty treat is one that almost everyone is sure to love.

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This might be one of the most “out there” mixtures on our list. We are certain we can easily persuade you to introduce fresh mangos into your lemonade. However, we are less sure that we can convince you to add carrots. Be adventurous! Break away from your boring basic by adding in these two simple, savory extras.

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This drink is called The Firecracker. This watermelon, lime, and cucumber cocktail is calling your name. Hit up your local produce section and stock up on these fruits and veggies. Vodka is also an addition we suggest you make. 

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This is a super easy recipe that you can make on the fly. If you are a last minute kind of lady, this one is for you. Try a cucumber mint lemonade. 

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Just hearing the name of this drink will make you want to try it. Peach and rosemary blossom lemonade is the summer refreshment for you. Sip this through your trendy paper straw and get ready to profess your love for this new summer picnic staple.

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Lastly, we wanted to include a super simple lemonade recipe for you. A take on kid’s juice boxes needs just one additive to lemonade – vodka. This travel-friendly drink is great for a girls getaway on the beach.

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