I had to share this super easy spiked recipe.. I’m making it with dinner tonight after a long day of fun in the garden. It’s a super basil FEST at my home and garden with all the new varieties I’m growing this year in the raised beds.  A few of the fun new varieties I’m growing include Boom-Boom Mounding Basil by HGTV home plants and a super new basil from Burpee Home Garden – so new I forgot the name!   Looking for some fun and easy veggies to grow in your home garden this year?  Check out some of my favorites on 7 Easy Vegetables to Grow.   Many of these veggies I shared I’ve planted again this year in the raised bed or garden.  Enjoy the drink recipe with which ever basil you decide to use in this spiked treat.

Spiked Basil Lemonade Recipe


  • 2 bottles Sparkling Ice Lemonade
  • 3 shots vodka
  • Muddled Basil Leaves
  • 3 teaspoons of stevia


  1. Shake all the ingredients together and pour over ice into Highball glasses
  2. Top with any remaining Sparking Ice Lemonade
  3. Garnish with Basil leaf

Grow your Own Basil

Growing basil is one of the easiest plants to grow year-round in modern days.  Using a few new products like home hydroponics anyone can enjoy basil all year indoors.  Check out my post featuring some of the herbs including basil I have grown using this set up.  You will love the different varieties on the mark today as well.  Don’t forget to scroll down and ask me more!

Let’s Connect

So what do you think of mint and lemons? Are you a fan of a little-spiked basil drink every now and then? I’d love to hear from you so please be sure to comment below or stop by my contact page and send me an email.

Happy Summer Sipping Year-Round,


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