Lemon juice is universally used and made, but it is usually too sour to have on its own, so it is paired with sweet fruits or bland vegetables where it adds tang and flavor. Alternatively lemon juice is sweetened with sugar, honey or artificial sweetener and diluted with water.
It is also often flavored with ginger and mint that enhance its digestive properties. In fact lemon juice and water (with or without honey) is drunk first thing in the morning by many people because it helps flush out toxins from the body.
Lemon juice is a storehouse of vitamins and minerals. It is rich in
Other things you can do with lemon juice
Lemon juice is easy enough to make – you can use a citrus juicer to juice the lemons or deseed and put in a centrifugal juicer. The seeds are bitter so try not to get them in. If you need just few spoons of lemon juice, you can simply juice them by squeezing them by hand. Lemon juice can be added to all kinds of fruit and vegetable juices, salads, meats, vegetables and also desserts, cakes and other sweets.
Lemon adds tang to very sweet juices and desserts and lemon are also used to retain the color of many fruits and vegetables since it prevents oxidation. While you can always make your favorite lemonade recipe, adding sugar, honey or sweetener and plain or carbonated water, you can also try out this recipe which give you more bang for the buck.