Beverage

Watermelon Daiquiri

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Summer is looming (I promise those of you with snow and cold – it IS coming). You have to have some fun summery drinks for summer right? I like adding different things to drinks – makes life much more fun. And, to be honest, adding things that are healthy? Well who doesn’t love that? I mean if I can have a cocktail and get some of my fruits/veggies in for the day? Two-birds-one-stone kind of thing! It’s why I use V-8 in my Bloody Marys (and because it has better flavor …)! This drink is defi

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1 1/2 C Frozen watermelon
2.5 ounces of lemon head vodka
splash of club soda
Blend all ingredients until smooth If it is still too thick to drink add a bit more club soda.
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Nutritions

Calories
158

Sodium
6mg
0% DV

Fat
0.57g
0% DV

Protein
3g
7% DV

Carbs
41g
13% DV

Fiber
6g
26% DV

Stewed Okra and Tomatoes is a classic Southern dish! Flavored with bacon, onion, garlic and cider vinegar, you know these vegetables are bound to be good. Serve garden fresh okra and tomatoes during the summer months, or use canned and frozen ingredients in the off-season. Paired with a side of cornbread, this is a simple and affordable dish to enjoy year-round!

3 slices thick cut bacon
1 small Vidalia onion
2 cloves garlic
2 15.5 oz cans diced tomatoes
1 T sugar
2 t fresh thyme leaves
1 dried bay leaf
1/2 t apple cider vinegar
1/2 t Worcestershire sauce
2 c fresh or frozen okra
salt and pepper ( to taste )
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  • In a large skillet or Dutch oven, cook bacon until the bacon is starting to get crispy and the fat is rendered, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the onion and garlic; saute for 5 more...
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Nutritions

Calories
1105

Sodium
1147mg
47% DV

Fat
114g
176% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
4g
1% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV