1. Season Veggies on the BBQ. Fresh lemons + sea salt is the perfect healthy combo to season your grilled veggies this summer! 2. Clean the BBQ with Lemons. Don’t throw away your lemons. Did you know you can use them to clean the BBQ when you’re finished grilling?
3. Hydrate with Lemon-Water. Whether you’re hiking, at a picnic or just lounging in the backyard, lemon water is a great way to stay hydrated and nourish your body, all at once. Up the ante and treat your taste-buds by adding other fresh ingredients, such as cucumber or mint. 4. Light Summer Dining with Lemons. When the weather gets hot, you might notice that your appetite changes. An easy way to keep meals light and nutritious is to stick to smoothies and salads. We’re here to help with some deliciously easy recipes for you to try – both featuring our favorite citrus fruit! Honey Lemon Salad Dressing and our Summer Lemon Smoothie. 5. Fight Voice-Harming Infections. Lemon’s natural antibiotic properties make the citrus fruit a natural remedy to fight infections that can directly effect your voice, throat, and upper respiratory system. Keeping lemon on-hand, particularly if your summer plans include touring, is a great natural defense to viruses and bacteria. 6. Boost Energy. Summer is all about being active, so keeping your energy levels up is priority number one. Lemon is a proven natural energy-booster and can also maximize your mental clarity. We recommend starting your day with an invigorating lemon body scrub. 7. Whiten Your Smile. Your smile is one of your most important features. Forget those expensive treatments, all you need to whiten your teeth is probably sitting in your kitchen right now. 8. Natural Highlights. Add some lemon juice to your hair to revive the blond in your hair. This is natural and will refresh your hair at the same time. 9. Repel Pesky Ants. Place 1 cup of lemon juice in a water bottle and spray around the areas you frequently see ants. This will help repel them. 10. Weeds be Gone. Banish weeds for good using lemon juice. Fill up a spray bottle with 5 cups of lemon juice and two cups of water and douse the offending plants till they’re well-coated. It should take a couple of days for them to shrivel. Guest Post by Megan Roosevelt, founder of Healthy Grocery Girl