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Recipe Collection: Strawberry Limeade

admin June 9, 2011

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This is a super refreshing, fun summer treat!  I happened to have a bunch of strawberries around from our recent strawberry picking (we did another 30 lbs. over the weekend!) plus some limes.  I love limes to marinate meat — there are lots of great recipes using lime in Against the Grain, including Spicy Lime-Marinated Beef Strips and Beef Jerky — and I had some left. 

It sort of tastes like a virgin daquiri.  I always used to love to drink those (virgin) strawberry daquiri mixes, but now I don’t buy them because of the HFCS and other junk in them.  Now?  I can enjoy again!

Ingredients:

  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 1 c. strawberries, mashed
  • 1/4 – 1/2 c. raw honey, to taste
  • 6 c. water
  • 1 – 2 c. ice (optional)

Directions:

Mix the lime juice (fresh squeezed, about 1/4 to 1/3 c.), strawberries, and honey in a blender.  Blend until smooth.  Add water and ice, if desired.  Crushing the ice in the blender will add to the daquiri-like effect, but it’s not necessary.  Taste and adjust the honey as needed.  Serves 4 – 8.

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4 Comments

  1. Thanks for sharing. This sounds YUMMY!

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  2. Oh, that sounds like a very refreshing drink! I'll have to try that when it gets hot. I bet the kids will like it too.

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  3. Your drink sounds as cool and refreshing as the one my daughter made today. You can see it at http://Redo101.blogspot.com – and you can enter to win a $25 Lowe's gift card! Thanks for sharing. I "followed" you on Twitter!

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  4. Yum, thanks for sharing!

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I’m Kate, mama to 5 and wife to Ben.  I love meeting new people and hearing their stories.  I’m also a big fan of “fancy” drinks (anything but plain water counts as ‘fancy’ in my world!) and I can’t stop myself from DIY-ing everything.  I sure hope you’ll stick around so I can get to know you better!

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