Cherry Lime Margarita Smoothie

Cherry Lime Margarita Smoothie Recipe
Cherry Lime Margarita Smoothie Recipe
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A healthy margarita smoothie is just what you need to unwind after a long week at work. Learning to make delicious margarita smoothies at home is simple with a little practice. Using whole fruit with 100% agave tequila and fresh lime juice or whole limes is the key to delicious margarita smoothies. Also, preparing a simple syrup for sweetening is the secret to the flavor of your favorite mixed drinks. You do not have to completely throw your healthy lifestyle out the window to enjoy a weekend cocktail. Cherries are packed with antioxidants and alcohol has been shown, in moderation, to have positive effects on the cardiovascular system. So enjoy!

Ingredients: 
1 1/4 cup frozen cherries
1/4 cup lime juice
4 tbsp simple syrup
1 oz tequila
Instructions: 
  1. Make simple syrup: In a small sauce pan mix 1/2 cup sugar in 1/2 cup water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until sugar is dissolved. Let cool. Makes about 3/4 cup syrup.
  2. Add all ingredients to the blender and blend until smooth.
Tips: 
To significantly reduce preparation and blending time try using one of our recommended high end best blenders for smoothies.

Simple syrup may be stored in the refrigerator for later use.

Rating: 

Average: 4.3 (3 votes)

Preparation Overview
Prep Time: 10 mins.
Blend Time: 2 mins.
Total Time: 12 mins.
Yield: This recipe makes 1 serving, equal to 1 pint (12 ounces).
Nutrition Summary
Serving Size: 12 oz
Calories: 431
Protein: 2.0 grams
Fat: 0.9 grams
Carbs: 93.7 grams
*data is for 1 serving
Detailed Nutrition Data
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
1 serving (363.6 g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories
431
Calories from Fat
8
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
0.9g
1%
Saturated Fat
0.2g
1%
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
60mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
93.7g
31%
Dietary Fiber
3.4g
14%
Sugars
18.5g
Protein
2.0g
Vitamin A 34% • Vitamin C 36%
Calcium 5% • Iron 9%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

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