Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Tasty Tuesday + Giveaway Winner


Happy Tuesday, Friends! It's time for another edition of Tasty Tuesday. When researching wine spritzers this weekend, I cam across a recipe for a Cantaloupe-Lime Frozen Margarita. Although I haven't made it, I still wanted to share it with you. It sounds so delicious, I just couldn't keep it to myself!

Here's what you need...
1/4 cup sugar
4 cups cubed cantaloupe
Zest and juice of 1 lime
1/4 cup fresh mint leaves, plus 4 sprigs for garnish
4 oz tequila
1 lime thinly sliced

In a small saucepan, bring sugar and 1/2 cup water to a simmer over medium heat, stirring, until sugar dissolves, 30 seconds. Set simple syrup aside; let cool to room temperature. In a blender, process cantaloupe, zest, juice and mint leaves until smooth. Stir in syrup and tequila. Freeze, stirring occasionally, until a thick slush forms, at least two hours. Pour into 4 glasses; garnish with mint sprigs and lime slices.

This delightful little cocktail weighs in at 169 calories, 0 grams of fat, 26 grams carbs, 1 gram fiber and 1 gram protein. Not too bad, huh?

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Actual picture of the drink!


Remember my "mini" pedicure giveaway? Well, it's time to announce the lucky winner! Thank you to everyone who entered. This was another fun giveaway and I can't wait for the next one.


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Congratulations to Sarah from Simply Sarah Style! Please email me at socialsarablog@gmail.com to claim your prize!


Don't forget, I'm linking up with 33 Shades of Green for Tasty Tuesday. Be sure to hop on over and check out this awesome blog!


Here's wishing you a wonderful Fourth of July! Be safe and don't forget to take the time to thank our service men and women. Also, take a minute to reflect and appreciate this great country in which we live. So many take it for granted.

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3 comments :

  1. This looks so good!! A wonderful drink to have out by the water! Have a great 4th!

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  2. Oh! I gotta try that!

    Congrats to the winner!

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