Lemons are very good for you, especially if you can eat them without sugar. But lemons are also sour and they taste better when sugar is added. There are many recipes that call for lemons from drinks to main dishes.
My dad use to take a lemon and eat it raw. I could never do it, but I suppose it is one way you can eat lemons. Lemons make my mouth pucker far too much to eat them plain. But lemons can be used many other ways.
Lemons are great for drinks like lemonade. Lemonade can be made by squeezing a few lemons and adding sugar to taste. You also need to add a lot of water or your lemonade will be too strong in flavor.
Iced tea can be great with some lemon in it, and so can hot tea. Lemon juice in tea adds flavor and it can be good for sore throats. You can put a lemon wedge on the side of a glass of tea, water or many other drinks for flavor and to make the drink look pretty.
Guacamole dip can get brown fast but if you put a few drops of lemon juice in your guacamole and stir it in it will not turn brown. The same with potatoes and other vegetables that can turn brown when left sitting in oxygen. Add a few drops of lemon juice and they will not turn brown.
Place lemon wedges on a chicken as it is baking in the over and the lemons will add a tangy flavor to the chicken. You can also put lemon on fish, pork or ham.
Some vegetables like asparagus are good when cooked with a slice of lemon on them. Put green beans in a pan with some salt pepper and a squeeze of lemon juice and you can have a tasty vegetable for dinner.
Fruit salad made with fresh fruit can turn brown when it sits out. If you add a few squirts of lemon to the fruit salad and mix it in then the fruits will stay fresh looking.
Lemon pie is a great tasting dessert. Squeeze a few lemons to make a fresh lemon pie.
Lemons are a healthy fruit that is good for you. They can be served in so many dishes and so many ways that it is always good to have a few on hand.