Blueberry-Lemon Margarita

Blueberry-Lime Margarita Recipe

Sip on this great summer drink while sitting pool side or just relaxing in your home..  You can make it as an adult drink or a drink for the entire family.

2 servings

Active Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups ice
  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1 cup blueberry nectar
  • 1/4 cup seltzer
  • 2 tablespoons frozen lemonade
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 3 ounces tequila, optional
  • 1 lemon wedge
  • Coarse salt

Preparation

  1. Combine ice, blueberries, blueberry nectar, seltzer, lemonade, lemon juice and tequila, if using, in a blender and blend until smooth. Rub rim of 2 glasses with lemon wedge and dip in salt. Divide the margarita between the prepared glasses and serve.

Nutrition

Per serving: 125 calories; 1 g fat ( 0 g sat , 0 g mono ); 0 mg cholesterol; 29 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 2 g fiber; 14 mg sodium; 147 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Potassium, vitamin C, phytochemicals.

Add your Reliv lemon Innergize! to this recipe for extra energy throughout the day..

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-Wendy Millington

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Low Fat Pina Colada Smoothie

by sugarfreemom.com

For only 100 calories………yes……. you can have this daily if you like!

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fresh or frozen pineapple chunks
  • 1 cup unsweetened canned coconut milk, light
  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup ice
  • optional: 1 teaspoon of rum extract
  • topping:unsweetened, shredded coconut flakes

Directions

In a blender, blend all ingredients until smooth. Top with coconut flakes. Enjoy!

Nutrition Info

Servings: 4* Calories per serving: 103* Fat: 3g* Fiber: 2g* Carbs: 19g* Protein: 1g* Points+: 3*

by Wendy Millington

www.relivinglifehealthy.com

Citrus Berry Smoothie

From EatingWell:  July/August 2008

By Wendy Millington

This meal-in-a-glass smoothie is bursting with berries and orange juice, healthful sources of carbohydrate and powerful antioxidants. Getting plenty of antioxidant-rich foods makes sense for active people, since free radicals are produced any time the body’s cells process oxygen.

Citrus Berry Smoothie Recipe

1 smoothie, about 2 cups

Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups fresh berries
  • 3/4 cup low-fat plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons nonfat dry milk
  • 1 tablespoon toasted wheat germ
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preparation

  1. Place berries, yogurt, orange juice, dry milk, wheat germ, honey and vanilla in a blender and blend until smooth.

Nutrition

Per serving: 432 calories; 3 g fat ( 2 g sat , 0 g mono ); 15 mg cholesterol; 77 g carbohydrates; 20 g protein; 7 g fiber; 250 mg sodium; 617 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (175% daily value), Calcium (63% dv), Potassium (18% dv), Magnesium (16% dv).