The juicing craze seems to still be in full swing, so let's go a step further from the typical post gym pick-me-up and throw some alcohol in the mix! Margaritas are a summer staple 'round these parts. They're easy to make, refreshing, and can be made in frozen form. What's not to love? Take a look at these non-traditional but still delicious margaritas made using a juicer.
Here's what you'll need: Fresh fruit (we went with cucumber, watermelon, and pineapple) tequila triple sec margarita salt lemon/ lime
The first step is putting the fresh fruit through a juicer. Next, add tequila and triple sec. The easiest way to measure quantities is to use a 2:1:1 ratio, with the largest portion being fresh juice. Once those three ingredients are combined, take a lime wedge and rub it along the edge of the glass. Dip the glass into margarita salt, completely coating the rim. Add ice to the glass, then pour yourself a drink. Top off with a few squeezes of lemon and use a lime as garnish. If you prefer sweet cocktails you may add simple syrup, but we found that the fresh fruit was sweet enough for our taste.
Not only are these margaritas pretty to look at, they are also fast and super easy to put together. Feel free to get creative and incorporate other fruit. There are delicious options in season right now. Out of the three we made, the pineapple was our favorite. The watermelon came in at a very close second. Take a look at our video to see just how simple it is to put together this delicious drink.