Homemade Strawberry Lemonade Slushies


If you want to whip up a refreshing treat for your family, add this homemade strawberry lemonade slushy to your list! It’s a perfect blend of fruity sweetness and tangy goodness that will surely be a hit this summer.

Start by combining fresh strawberries, freshly squeezed lemon juice (or organic lemonade!), and a touch of honey or your preferred natural sweetener in a blender. Add ice and blend until you achieve a slushy consistency. Pour into glasses, garnish with a lemon slice or a sprig of fresh mint, and enjoy the vibrant flavors of summer in every sip. Your little ones will thank you for this delightful, healthier alternative to store-bought slushies!

fresh strawberries

A note on all natural sweetener alternatives

When it comes to sweetening your favorite recipes, there’s a world of all-natural alternatives to traditional sugar. Honey, agave, maple syrup, and date syrup are fantastic options that add sweetness and nutritional benefits. The more we cook from scratch the more I love finding new ways to incorporate these sweeteners.

  • Honey, with its rich taste, is a versatile choice that pairs well with both savory and sweet dishes.
  • Agave syrup, derived from the agave plant, boasts a mild flavor and a lower glycemic index than sugar, making it a popular choice for those seeking to regulate their blood sugar levels.
  • Maple syrup, tapped from maple trees, brings a delightful earthy sweetness to recipes and is particularly cherished for its association with breakfast classics.
  • Lastly, date syrup, made from naturally dried dates, offers a deep caramel-like flavor and is packed with essential minerals and fiber. Experimenting with these all-natural sweeteners will enhance the taste of your dishes and provide a healthier touch to your culinary creations. Get out there and start creating, mamas!

My Favorite Kitchen Tool for Homemade Strawberry Lemonade Slushies

Vitamix is widely regarded as the best blender due to its exceptional performance and quality. I waited 10 years and went through countless blenders before pulling the plug and investing in one.

It’s powerful motor and sharp blades blend even the toughest ingredients, resulting in smooth and creamy textures. So whether it’s these homemade slushies, smoothies, baby food or a fresh margarita, you’ll never look back. The blender’s durable construction ensures longevity and reliability ( a must for a homemaker’s kitchen!) making it a worthwhile investment for those who love to enjoy delicious and nutritious smoothies on a regular basis.

Homemade Strawberry Lemonade Slushies


  • 1 Banana It adds the perfect sweetness and improves texture without changing the taste!
  • 2 cups Fresh or Frozen Strawberries
  • 2 cups Organic Lemonade Make your own or we love the Costco brand!
  • 2 cups ice
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tbsp Honey or other natural sweetner optional


  • Place all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.
  • Tip: Place the easiest-to-blend items on the bottom and the hardest ones on top. It creates a smoother slushie!
  • Serve with a fresh strawberry or sprig of mint for garnish!

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