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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