Margaritas are such a enjoyable summer time beverage, so I assumed I’d attempt my hand at a wholesome margarita recipe within the type of a margarita smoothie. This tremendous tropical, tremendous scrumptious mocktail is as vibrant as its lime inexperienced coloring suggests, and is ideal for opening up the pool in addition to soaking in some sunshine.
Origins of the margarita
It appears a number of completely different folks have claimed to invent the margarita. Stories vary from Mexican restaurant proprietor Carlos (Danny) Herrera creating the drink in 1938, to Texan Margaret Sames inventing it within the 1940s (who actually is aware of?!).
The first frozen Margarita machine was invented by Mariano Martinez, restaurant proprietor in Texas, in 1971. My margarita smoothie is a play on this frozen number of the beverage, so you’ll want to have some frozen fruit readily available when mixing this wholesome margarita recipe.
Margarita smoothie ingredient swaps
Coconut water provides electrolytes + taste to this smoothie, but swap for normal water, carbonated water, or perhaps a enjoyable kombucha. 100% pineapple juice works too. Swap peeled peaches for the mango or pineapple. Another nice swap for mango is banana.
If you continue to need the coconut taste, then add in 2 tablespoons of coconut flakes for a scrumptious improve.
How to make a wholesome margarita
Now for those who got here to this submit searching for an precise margarita, then I received’t go away you hanging (but I problem you to nonetheless attempt my margarita smoothie)! My pal Danielle Walker has some unbelievable cocktail recipes, all of that are refined sugar free. They virtually look too good to drink!
While I imagine in stability, I additionally love discovering recipes which are unbelievable + made with actual meals components. So that’s what I search for, even in my cocktails. And… if a vanilla pineapple margarita doesn’t pique your curiosity, then extra for me!
A margarita smoothie a day
This recipe was initially created for my very first cookbook, Simple Green Smoothies… it’s such recipe that it truly made the quilt of the guide!
I’m tremendous keen about serving to folks begin the wholesome behavior of 1 inexperienced smoothie a day. And as evidenced by this margarita smoothie recipe, that doesn’t should be boring, gross, or onerous! Green smoothies can truly be enjoyable, and filling in addition to one thing the entire household enjoys sipping collectively.
Just seize your fav fruits + leafy greens; I guess I’ve acquired a smoothie recipe that’s best for you.
More tropical smoothies
If you liked this recipe, then I’m giving you quick access to extra tropical smoothies which are simply as enjoyable as my margarita smoothie:
Leave a score + evaluate under when you’ve blended up the margarita smoothie, and don’t overlook to share the way you loved it!