Strawberry-Coconut Daiquiri and it’s Healthy!!

imageAre you ready for this you now can drink a healthy drink of Strawberry-Coconut Daiquiri….HEALTHY DRINK!!!

You’ll feel like you’re on a tropical getaway with this refreshing strawberry-coconut cocktail. To keep it cool in warmer weather, freeze fresh berries for 30 minutes before blending. Variation: For a nonalcoholic version, omit the rum and add 1/2 cup additional strawberries.

Makes: 6 servings, about 3/4 cup each

Active Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

INGREDIENTS

2 1/2 cups chopped fresh or frozen (not thawed) strawberries , (about 12 ounces)
3 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons lime juice
3 cups ice cubes
3/4 cup coconut-flavored rum, such as Malibu (see Variation, above)
PREPARATION

Combine strawberries, sugar and lime juice together in a blender. Blend until smooth. Add ice cubes and rum and blend until frothy. Transfer mixture to a pitcher and serve.
NUTRITION

Per serving: 112 calories; 0 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 12 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 1 gfiber; 3 mg sodium; 113 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (70% daily value).

Carbohydrate Servings: 1

Exchanges: 1/2 fruit, 1/2 carbohydrate (other)

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About Chef Lex

20 yrs in the business, I am on a constant journey to improve my basic knowledge of food preparation and historical content. Everyday is an opportunity to educate myself... Cooking is like love, it should be entered into with abandon or not at all..

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