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Hungry Girl Today: 5.30.13
Whether you're looking for a fun twist on lemonade or an incredible tropical cocktail, we've got new fruity drinks that will make your day... Maybe your whole summer!
Lemonade Faux-jito Pitcher
1/8th of recipe (about 1 cup): 10 calories, 0g total fat (0g sat fat), 70mg sodium, 2g carbs, <0.5g fiber, <0.5g sugars, 0g protein -- PointsPlus® value 0* -- SmartPoints® value 0*
Make this for your next party! Those who don't consume alcohol will totally appreciate it, and those who do can spike their drinks... Weeeee!
2 limes, cut into slices
1 cup loosely packed mint leaves (about 1 bunch)
Three 2-serving packets sugar-free lemonade powdered drink mix (like the kind by Crystal Light)
8 cups (64 oz.) club soda
Optional garnish: additional lime slices and mint leaves
In a large pitcher, muddle (a.k.a. pulverize) the lime slices and mint leaves. (A long wooden spoon works well.)
In a tall glass, combine drink mix with 1 cup club soda. Stir until dissolved.
Transfer drink mixture to the pitcher. Add remaining 7 cups club soda, and stir well. Serve over ice!
MAKES 8 SERVINGS
Entire recipe: 147 calories, 0g total fat (0g sat fat), 16mg sodium, 16g carbs, 0g fiber, 15g sugars, 0g protein -- PointsPlus® value 5* -- SmartPoints® value 6*
This adults-only drink is sunshine in a glass! And apparently, sunshine tastes delicious...
3 oz. pineapple juice
1 1/2 oz. pineapple rum
1 tsp. fresh lemon juice
2 oz. club soda
Optional garnish: pineapple wedge
Pour pineapple juice, rum, and lemon juice into a shaker filled with ice. Shake well.
Add soda to the shaker and stir (don't shake!). Strain into a large martini glass, and enjoy!
MAKES 1 SERVING
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It's May 30th, a.k.a. National Mint Julep Day. Get your sweet 'n minty beverage fix with our new Lemonade Faux-jito Pitcher!