Monday, June 20, 2011

Summertime Drinks on the Low-Cal

Slimmed-Down Strawberry Daiquiri

(Per serving: 121 calories, 0g fat, 10mg sodium, 4g carbs, 0.5g fiber, 2g sugars, 0g protein)

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1 teaspoon sugar-free strawberry powdered drink mix

1 1/2 ounces rum

3 frozen unsweetened strawberries, slightly thawed

1/2 ounce lime juice

1 cup crushed ice

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Combine drink mix with 4 ounces of cold water in a glass and stir to dissolve. Transfer to blender, add all other ingredients and blend at high speed until slushy. Recipe makes 1 serving.


Watermelon Frojito

(Per serving: 154 calories, <0.5g fat, 3mg sodium, 15.5g carbs, 1.5g fiber, 8g sugar, 1g protein)

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3 to 4 mint leaves

1 lime cut into 4 wedges

2 no-calorie sweetener packets (Splenda)

3/4 cup watermelon chunks, seedless

1 1/2 ounces rum

1 cup crushed ice

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Place mint leaves, 2 lime wedges and sweetener in a tall glass. Squeeze the juice from the remaining lime wedges into the glass and discard those wedges. Crush and muddle the contents of the glass and set aside. Blend watermelon, rum and ice on high speed until smooth. Pour into glass with mint-lime mixture and stir well. Recipe makes 1 serving.


Peachy Cream Dream

(Per serving: 179 calories, 0.5g fat, 60mg sodium, 17g carbs, 1.7g fiber, 9.5g sugars, 3g protein)

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4 frozen unsweetened peach slices, slightly thawed

1/4 cup fat-free vanilla ice cream

2 ounces light vanilla soymilk

1 1/2 ounces vanilla vodka

1 ounce sugar-free, calorie-free peach flavored syrup

1/4 teaspoon lemon juice

2/3 cup crushed ice

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Blend all ingredients in blender until smooth. Recipe makes 1 serving.


Recipes from Hungry Girl Happy Hour.

Omit alcohol for the kiddos, and please drink responsibly.

4 shout-outs!:

Kelsey said...

YUM!! I can't wait to try these!!!

PeaceLoveApplesauce said...

they sound delish!

sprinkles said...

I want all of these. Right now! Can I come over and you could make them for me?

Amy said...

These sound yummy!

 
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