10 Ideas for Lemon Treats from Your Lemon Tree



1.  LEMON PIE



For the Crust: 
2 cups blanched almond flour
2 teaspoons coconut flour
4 tablespoons coconut oil, melted
4 tablespoons maple syrup
1/8 teaspoon fine Himalayan salt
    For the Filling:
    1 and 1/2 cups homemade vegan condensed milk
    1/2 cup lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
    2 Tbsp Lemon Zest
    1/2 tsp Lemon Extract
    Vegan Whipped Coconut Cream (double batch) 
    Preheat oven tot 350. In a large bowl, mix all the ingredient for crust and bake until edges turn brown. In separate town mix all ingredients listed for filling.


    2.  LEMON BLUEBERRY BREAD



    Ingredients: 
    2 cups all-purpose flour
    2 teaspoons baking powder
    1/2 teaspoons baking powder
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1/2 cup cane sugar or 6-8 packets of stevia
    1/2 cup vegan yogurt
    3/4 cup plus 2 tbsp applesauce
    2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
    Zest 1 lemon
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    1 cup fresh blueberries and 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
    For the Glaze:
    1 cup confectioners sugar
    2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
    For further instructions click here.


    3. GINGER LEMONADE



    Ingredients: 
    1 cup of honey
    1/3 cup sliced ginger
    1 1/2 cups fresh squeezed lemon

    Bring 2 cups water, the honey and the ginger to a boil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Turn off the heat and let steep for 10 minutes. Strain and refrigerate until cold. Put lemon juice in and stir until combined. 

    4.  STRAWBERRY LEMON POPSICLES



    Ingredients: 
    12 ounces of fresh squeezed lemon
    3 cups cold water
    1 (16 ounce) package of frozen strawberries
    Blend strawberries until smooth. In a large pitcher, stir together ingredients. Pour into molds, and freeze until firm. 

    5.  SPARKLING BLACKBERRY LEMONADE

    Ingredients: 
    1 cup of blackberries
    2 tablespoons maple syrup
    1/2 cup fresh squeezed lemon
    1 liter sparkling water

    Bring blackberries and maple syrup to low simmer on stove for 5 minutes. Let cool. Put lemon juice in and stir until combined. 

    6.  LEMONADE ICE CREAM


    Ingredients: 
    1 (14 ounce) can fat-free sweetened condensed milk
    2 containers fat-free cool whip
    1 large lemon
    1/2 teaspoon lemon or vanilla extract 

    Stir together condensed milk, zest and juice from lemon, and extract. Fold in cool whip. Place in container and freeze until hardened. 

      7.  LEMON MUFFINS 

      Ingredients: 
      1 cup white whole wheat flour
      1/2 teaspoon baking soda
      1/2 teaspoon baking powder
      1/4 teaspoon salt
      2 tablespoons coconut oil or butter melted
      1 large egg
      1/4 plain greek yogurt
      1 teaspoon vanilla extract
      1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
      Zest from 1 lemon

      For the Icing: 
      1/2 cup powdered sugar
      1/2 teaspoon almond milk
      1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
      1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

      Preheat over 350 degrees.Whisk dry ingredients together. Stir wet ingredients in separate bowl. Add wet and dry ingredients together. Put in muffin pan. Bake for about 12 minutes.

      8.  LEMON SUGAR COOKIES

      Ingredients: 
      1/2 cup unstated butter melted
      1 1/4 cup granulated sugar
      2 tbsp lemon juice
      1 large egg
      1/2 tsp vanilla extract
      1 tsp baking soda
      1/4 tsp salt
      2 cups all purpose flour
      Zest of 1 lemon

      Preheat oven 350 degrees. Whisk dry ingredients together. Stir wet ingredients in separate bowl. Add wet and dry ingredients together. Scoop smooth balls on baking sheet. Bake for 12-14 minutes.

      9.  LEMON CAKE COOKIES

      Ingredients: 
      1/2 cup almond flour
      1/2 cup coconut flour
      1/3 cup coconut sugar
      1/4 cup chia seeds
      1 tsp baking soda
      1/4 tsp salt
      1 cup overripe mashed banana 
      1/3 cup lemon juice
      1 tbsp lemon zest
      1 tsp vanilla extract

      Preheat oven 350 degrees. Whisk dry ingredients together. Stir wet ingredients in separate bowl. Add wet and dry ingredients together. Scoop smooth balls (will be sticky) on baking sheet. Bake for 23 minutes.

      10. LEMON SMOOTHIE

      Ingredients: 
      1 cup low fat french vanilla yogurt 
      1 cup ice cubes
      2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
      2 tablespoons honey
      1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
      2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
      1/8 teaspoon ground turmeric
      In blender, combine all ingredients, blend until smooth. 







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