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!
- 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.
- Add all ingredients to the blender and blend until smooth.
Simple syrup may be stored in the refrigerator for later use.