The video above shows you how to create a low-cal, low-sugar strawberry based healthy margarita, without wrecking your diet.
Healthy Margaritas Exist!
You might not expected it, but the ingredients in margaritas actually have a few health benefits you shouldn’t over look.
Margaritas are powerful concoctions of tequila, triple sec, lime juice, and salt.
A well-crafted margarita uses the right balance of quality tequila and fresh lime juice.
It is the best thing to drink at the bar or your friend’s culturally insensitive Cinco de Mayo party.
Tequila is not a “health” food, but in relation to other liquors, it has some unique beneficial attributes, but these benefits only apply to tequila made from 100 percent agave.
Under Mexican law, tequila may only be made from the blue Weber agave plant from the Tequila region of Jalisco.
In the U.S., however, tequila has received a bad reputation as a liquid hangover because regulations allow liquors made with only 51 percent agave to be called tequila.
Three reasons why margaritas can be good for you
Some might say a great margarita is all about the tequila, but the experts know that it’s the fresh lime juice that really makes a margarita pop.
A standard margarita recipe calls for around one ounce of lime juice, which provides you with 13 percent of your recommended daily intake of vitamin C.
There are people who are legitimately sensitive to grain-based alcohols. Traditional tequila is solely from the blue agave plant, is gluten-free.
Digestifs are traditionally heavy liquors sipped after the conclusion of a meal to aid in digestion.