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Hungry Girl Today: 08.01.08
Check out HG's latest summer cocktails (and alcohol-free alternatives!). They're perfect anytime the sun is out (and even when it's not!)...
Tropical Mango-rita Slushie
PER SERVING (entire recipe): 134 calories, 0g fat, 38mg sodium, 9g carbs, 1g fiber, 7g sugars, 0g protein -- PointsPlus® value 5*
AHHHHHH... this chilly mango treat is so good, you'll fall face over flip-flops for it!
1/2 cup Diet V8 Splash in Tropical Blend
1/4 cup frozen unsweetened mango chunks
1 shot (1 1/2 oz.) blanco or silver tequila (the clear kind)
1/4 tsp. Crystal Light Lemonade powdered drink mix (1/4th of an On The Go packet or 1/16th of a tub)
1 cup crushed ice OR 5 - 8 ice cubes
Place all of the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Enjoy!
MAKES 1 SERVING
HG Alternative! Swap the alcohol for extra Diet V8 Splash. Your non-alcoholic sipper will contain 40 fat-free calories, 10g carbs, and 1g fiber (PointsPlus® value 1*). Sweet!
Sassy 'n Spiked Pink Lemonade Pitcher
PER SERVING (1 glass, 1/8th of recipe): 110 calories, 0g fat, 67mg sodium, 3g carbs, 0g fiber, 1g sugars, 0g protein -- PointsPlus® value 4*
This eight-serving cocktail recipe is perfect for parties! Print the recipe and take all the ingredients to the fiesta...
6 cups club soda
2 cups Ocean Spray Diet Cranberry Spray
8 shots (12 oz.) 80-proof vodka
2 tsp. Crystal Light Lemonade or Pink Lemonade powdered drink mix (2 On The Go packets or half a tub)
8 no-calorie sweetener packets
Place all ingredients except the lemons in a pitcher, and stir well. Cut 1 lemon into 8 slices, and set slices aside. Cut the remaining lemons in half, and squeeze the juice into the pitcher. Serve over ice and garnish with lemon slices!
MAKES 8 SERVINGS
HG Alternative! Use extra Ocean Spray instead of vodka for a virgin version with 14 calories, 0g fat, 3.5g carbs and a PointsPlus® value of 0*.
Black Cherry Mamba Mojito
PER SERVING (entire recipe): 122 calories, 0g fat, 26mg sodium, 6g carbs, 0.5g fiber, 3.5g sugars, <0.5g protein -- PointsPlus® value 5*
Minty, black cherryliciousness (and yes, we made a mojito with Kool-Aid!).
3/4 cup diet lemon-lime soda
1 shot (1 1/2 oz.) light rum
1/8 tsp. Kool-Aid Black Cherry Unsweetened Soft Drink Mix
12 mint leaves
4 dark sweet cherries (fresh and pitted or thawed from frozen)
1/4 lime, cut into slices
1 no-calorie sweetener packet (we like Splenda!)
5 - 8 ice cubes
Remove seeds from lime slices. Then muddle (aka pulverize) the mint, lime and cherries in a glass. Add the soda, rum, Kool-Aid, and sweetener. Stir well. Add ice and enjoy!
MAKES 1 SERVING
HG Alternative! Ditch the rum and add water instead. Your alcohol-free fruity mojito will have 25 calories, 0g fat, 6g carbs and 0.5g fiber (PointsPlus® value 1*).
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