Glowing Green Margarita Mocktail

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Want to feel a part of the party, but take a little break from alcohol? I’ve got a delicious green margarita mocktail (that you could totally turn into a cocktail) that will have you glowing from the inside out. Pour it into a glass with a salted rim and I promise, you will feel plenty festive sipping on this refreshing drink, no alcohol required.

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I recently took a poll on Instagram to ask you guys which kind of mocktail you would prefer – green margarita or sparkling green spritzer. The results were a close call. I figured I would start with a green margarita mocktail first since cinco de mayo is right around the corner!

Related recipe: Blackberry Mint Moscow Mule Mocktail

This glowing green margarita mocktail is made with a homemade green juice – with a twist. And as promised, no juicer required.

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You might be wondering where this glowing green margarita mocktail gets its name. The green juice recipe is made of hydrating cucumber, dark leafy spinach that is full of antioxidants, and pineapple which is full of vitamin C to boost collagen production.

So what is the “twist”? Unlike my other blender green juices, this one is made with coconut water to create an even more refreshing mocktail.

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Related post: How to make juice without a juicer + 3 green juice recipes

Don’t worry – you don’t need a juicer to make this glowing green juice mocktail. All you need is a high-speed blender and preferably a nut milk bag (although cheese cloth would work okay).

Add everything to the blender, blend until smooth, and pour into a nut milk bag to strain. That’s it!

To really put this glowing green margarita mocktail over the top, salt the rim of your glass using a fresh lime wedge. I recommend using sea salt flakes for this.

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If you wanted to make this drink your happy hour go-to, you could add 1-2 ounces of tequila or vodka to each glass before pouring the green juice. Now tell me you aren’t craving one of these glowing green margarita mocktails now?

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Glowing Green Margarita Mocktail


Description

This glowing green margarita mocktail needs to be on your cinco de mayo menu and enjoyed all summer long. Made with hydrating and collagen-producing green juice ingredients, you won’t miss the tequila, I promise. Get the recipe by clicking through. #greenjuicecocktail #mocktail #healthycocktail #cincodemayo #greenmargarita #healthymargarita


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Ingredients

  • 1 cucumber, cut into large pieces
  • ½ cup pineapple chunks
  • ½ cup cilantro
  • 2 cups spinach
  • 2 limes, peeled
  • 2-inch piece of fresh ginger
  • 2 cups coconut water
  • Jalapeno for kick, optional
  • Lime wedges and sea salt flakes for rimmed glasses

 


Instructions

  1. Add all of the ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth. Place a nut milk bag into a large mixing bowl and pour the juice into the bag. Squeeze until the liquid is removed and you are left with dry pulp.
  2. To serve, rub the lime wedge on the top of your glasses and coat in sea salt flakes. Put a few ice cubes in each glass and pour the green juice into the glass.

Keywords: green juice, margarita, mocktail, coconut water, cinco de mayo, cocktail, happy hour, blender green juice, beauty foods

Cheers!

-Carly Paige

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