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Cut some of the sugar from traditional margaritas with this homemade mix. Customize it by using your favorite kind of fresh fruit.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine all of the ingredients, stirring until honey is dissolved.

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FRUIT

Choose 2 1/4 cups cubed mangoes, 2 1/2 cups cubed peaches, 2 2/3 cups strawberries, 3 cups cubed cantaloupe or honeydew melon, 3 3/4 cups cubed watermelon, or 4 cups raspberries or blackberries. To puree, in a blender or food processor cover and blend or process fruit until smooth, adding 1 to 3 Tbsp. water if needed.

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Add more or less honey depending on the sweetness of the fruit.

To Use

MARGARITA: In a cocktail shaker combine 4 oz. (1/2 cup) Margarita or Daiquiri Mix, 2 oz. (1/4 cup) silver tequila, and 3/4 oz. (1 1/2 Tbsp.) triple sec or orange liqueur. Add ice cubes; cover and shake until very cold. Strain liquid into a margarita glass or an ice-filled large wine glass. For a frozen margarita, in a blender combine low sugar mix, tequila, and liqueur. With blender running, add ice cubes, one at a time, through opening in lid until slushy.) Makes 1 (1-cup) margarita.Nutrition analysis for Margarita: 251 calories, 1 g protein, 24 g carbohydrate, 0 g total fat (0 g sat. fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 2 g fiber, 13 g total sugar, 0% Vitamin A, 53% Vitamin C, 2 mg sodium, 1% calcium, 2% ironDAIQUIRI: In a cocktail shaker combine 3 oz. (6 Tbsp.) Margarita Mix and 2 oz. (1/4 cup) white rum. Add ice cubes; cover and shake until very cold. Strain liquid into a martini glass or an ice-filled old-fashioned glass. (Or in a blender combine low sugar mix and rum. With blender running, add ice cubes, one at a time, through opening in lid until slushy.) Makes 1 (3/4-cup) daiquiri.Nutrition analysis for Daiquiri: 178 calories, 0 g protein, 13 g carbohydrate, 0 g total fat (0 g sat. fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 1 g fiber, 10 g total sugar, 0% Vitamin A, 40% Vitamin C, 2 mg sodium, 1% calcium, 2% iron

Tips

If desired, freeze single-serving portions in small freezer containers or pour into ice-cube-tray sections. Freeze overnight or until firm. Use to make blended drinks, adding plain ice cubes as needed.

Nutrition Facts

69 calories; 0 g total fat; 0 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 0 g monounsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 2 mg sodium. 153 mg potassium; 18 g carbohydrates; 2 g fiber; 15 g sugar; 1 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 22 IU vitamin a; 53 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 21 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 16 mg calcium; 0 mg iron;

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