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Dieting and Recipes:

HG’s Magical Low-Cal Margarita
HGs Magical Low-Cal MargaritaHungry Girl Happy Hour
Recipe excerpt from Hungry Girl Happy Hour.
Browse another recipe from the book: Pina Colada Freeze.
HG’s Magical Low-Cal Margarita
Per Serving (entire recipe, 1 margarita): 115 calories, 0g fat, 55mg sodium, 2g carbs, 0g fiber, less than .05g sugars, 0g protein

1-1/5 ounces tequila
1 ounce lime juice
One 2-serving packet (about 1 teaspoon) sugar-free lemonade powdered drink mix
6 ounces diet lemon-lime soda
Optional garnish: lime slice 
1. Combine tequila, lime juice, and powdered drink mix in a glass.
2. Stir to dissolve drink mix.
3. Transfer mixture to a shaker filled with ice.
4. Add soda and stir, stir, stir.
5. Strain into a margarita glass with lots of crushed ice.
6. If you like, finish it off with a slice of lime on the rim of the glass.
HG Alternative!
For a frozen version, toss your mixture into a blender instead of a shaker.
Add 1 cup crushed ice or 5 to 8 ice cubes, and blend at high speed until mixed well!
Makes 1 Serving.

Margarita How To

Pina Colada Freeze
Per Serving (entire recipe, 1 drink): 156 calories, less than 0.5g fat, 41mg sodium,
18g carbs, 0.5g fiber, 12g sugars, 2g protein

1-1/2 ounces coconut rum
1-1/2 ounces sugar-free calorie-free coconut-flavored syrup
1/4 cup fat-free vanilla ice cream
1 tablespoon canned crushed pineapple packed in juice
1 no-calorie sweetener packet
1 cup crushed ice or 5 to 8 ice cubes 
1. Place all ingredients in a blender.
2. Blend at high speed until smooth and completely mixed.
3. Pour and enjoy.
Makes 1 Serving.