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Agave Arnold Palmer

each summer growing up i’d head to my grandmas (ninny as we call her) in mississippi.
i loved to visit her.  i could always count on lots of hours in her little garden, southern made veggies, sweet iced tea, and lots of lemons.
 It’s warm here in Florida – like 80 degree warm (don’t hate me)… so I needed something refreshing.
agave arnold palmer to the rescue!
you just cut your unsweetened iced tea with the agave lemonade
to make the agave lemonade: juice the lemons (12), cut with 4.5 cups of water, and 3/4 cup of agave. stir! 
a delicious mid day treat!
what’s yours?

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37 Comments

  • Reply Whitney @ Everything Happens For a Reason

    Yumm… I love me some Arnold Palmer

    January 10, 2012 at 8:22 pm
  • Reply hrcktheherald

    I just had a deliciously crisp Fuji apple for an afternoon snack, but I definitely would not have turned down yours!

    January 10, 2012 at 8:25 pm
  • Reply Lisa Lisa Lisa

    Mmmm that sounds delicious!!!! Will try that this summer!

    January 10, 2012 at 8:32 pm
  • Reply Ashley {styleash}

    This sounds much more delicious than the iced coffee I'm having! Thanks for the recipe!

    January 10, 2012 at 8:33 pm
  • Reply Mary

    Hmmm….hot chocolate? It's a little colder here in Boston. 😉 (*This does look delicious though!)

    January 10, 2012 at 8:41 pm
  • Reply Stephanie Shepherd

    Love how you styled the second photo Sarah! Arnold Palmers are our favorite! Sometimes, we spike them, or just drink them regular. But i've not had a fresh squeezed one. So good!

    January 10, 2012 at 8:43 pm
  • Reply wfayew

    So good! (From a Mississippi girl)

    January 10, 2012 at 8:51 pm
  • Reply Renee@This Won't Hurt A Bit

    I have never heard of an arnold palmer! Thanks for introducing this mississippi girl to a new treat!

    January 10, 2012 at 8:51 pm
  • Reply Jessica Wray

    This make me want to go to my Aunt's house in Florida. It's one of my favorite places to visit. But since I am here, in blustery Seattle, my mid-day treat is Starbucks new Blonde roast… yummm.

    January 10, 2012 at 8:57 pm
  • Reply Bon Bon

    oh I bet that is so refreshing! reminds me of summers spent in Tennessee and Arkansas:-) xoxo

    January 10, 2012 at 9:13 pm
  • Reply Bon Bon

    oh I bet that is so refreshing! reminds me of summers spent in Tennessee and Arkansas:-) xoxo

    January 10, 2012 at 9:13 pm
  • Reply Ahn

    mmmm…that sounds delicious and refreshing. wish i had a reason to make a cold drink.

    January 10, 2012 at 9:14 pm
  • Reply Jessica

    this looks wonderful! i didn't start drinking sweet tea till i was about 22 & now i am addicted. what was i thinking waiting so long?! i use agave to sweeten my smoothies too.

    January 10, 2012 at 9:31 pm
  • Reply {Emily} Simply Southern

    My FAVORITE drink out there!

    January 10, 2012 at 9:41 pm
  • Reply Natalie

    i wish i was somewhere right now where i actually needed a cold resfreshing drink! looks delicious!

    January 10, 2012 at 9:44 pm
  • Reply Brhea {NoPlaceLykeHome}

    Wow this looks delish – thanks so much for sharing 🙂

    January 10, 2012 at 10:13 pm
  • Reply Marina {Yummy Mummy)

    My hubby loves Arnold Palmers and I love Agave. So this is perfect! Thanks!

    January 10, 2012 at 10:44 pm
  • Reply jillian nicole

    Yum! That looks delicious! It's a bit colder over here in Scotland, so I'm reaching for my favourite Darjeeling tea every afternoon!:)

    January 10, 2012 at 11:01 pm
  • Reply theyuppiefiles

    In the summer, its always lemonade. I'm going to have to try yours once it warms up here in a few months!

    January 10, 2012 at 11:43 pm
  • Reply Jessica Holly

    sounds lovely 🙂

    January 11, 2012 at 12:05 am
  • Reply Kelly | Eat Yourself Skinny

    Oh I'm SO jealous of your weather, it was just snowing here yesterday! This looks so refreshing and delicious, gorgeous pictures 🙂

    January 11, 2012 at 1:18 am
  • Reply Meggan of Lila Grace

    This looks amazing! I love agave and arnold palmers!

    January 11, 2012 at 1:23 am
  • Reply Bridget

    i LOOOOOOOOOOOVE arnold palmers. i make them here with lipton iced tea and tj's lemonade. way less fun than yours.

    January 11, 2012 at 2:07 am
  • Reply Erin

    Ahhh I am obsessed with Arnold Palmers already…and this version looks so tasty!

    January 11, 2012 at 3:57 am
  • Reply Rachel

    Those are beautiful lemons, did you grow them in your yard? I wish I was able to grow citrus but the weather in Illinois is too extreme. I happen to love a few slices of avocado and tomatoes sprinkled with pepper. So fresh!!

    Rachel

    http://revolvingmarket.blogspot.com/

    January 11, 2012 at 4:13 am
  • Reply Taylor

    you had me at 'agave!'
    sounds lovely and reeally refreshing!!

    January 11, 2012 at 5:04 am
  • Reply brittany

    i am so so jeal of your fabulous weather! i need a vitamin d fix asap 🙂

    January 11, 2012 at 5:49 am
  • Reply Liz

    omg yum!!! ugh, 80 degrees, sarah?!?! that can't be real. I seriously have forgotten what the sun feels like/looks like. I desperately need a beach/tan/sunny warm weather… alas, it will be a few months for us.. will have to keep this recipe in mind when the temps finally do heat up in.. August. haha

    January 11, 2012 at 7:19 am
  • Reply Jordan

    that sounds delicious! my fav afternoon treat is a cup of green tea in the winter, or a piece of fresh fruit in the summer 🙂

    January 11, 2012 at 7:37 am
  • Reply Ashley

    Makes me think and dream about summer. I love Mojitos!

    January 11, 2012 at 1:19 pm
  • Reply Amanda

    One word: yum! I love drinking these in the summertime, I could really go for 80 degrees and an arnold palmer… How many months until summer for me?

    January 11, 2012 at 2:44 pm
  • Reply adesertgirl

    Mmm, between the 80 degree weather and the look of those fresh lemons, I should look into moving to Florida…. Good ol' Arnold. That looks delish.

    January 11, 2012 at 3:46 pm
  • Reply Kelley @ Kelley Maria

    Yummy! I am going to try this once warmer weather arrives!

    January 11, 2012 at 5:53 pm
  • Reply Val

    Mmmmm this sounds great! I love agave over sugar. I'll have to remember this recipe for summertime 🙂

    January 11, 2012 at 6:56 pm
  • Reply flat faced cat

    mmmmmm, delicious! These pics would be great framed in a kitchen!

    January 11, 2012 at 10:36 pm
  • Reply Carol {Everyday Delights}

    Oh that sounds so yummy and summery!

    January 12, 2012 at 6:30 pm
  • Reply Katie Smith

    Sarah Tucker! I JUST bought some super yummy Meyer Lemons (which I've never gotten before, but knew were 'legendary') and was wishing I had something special to do! This is it 😀

    January 13, 2012 at 5:49 pm
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