Many people assume that alcoholic beverages are off-limits when you follow a ketogenic diet. The truth is, if your beverage of choice is low enough in carbs, you can stay in ketosis and enjoy a little buzz while you’re at it.
In fact, there are plenty of keto-friendly alcoholic drinks out there; you just need to know how to choose them.
If you’ve been dreaming of sitting on a beach, curled up on a lounge chair with a refreshing strawberry daiquiri, this recipe is the answer to your vacation dreams.
This sugar-free strawberry daiquiri is:
- Perfect Keto Strawberry Lemonade Base
- Sweetener of choice
Optional additional ingredients:
- Sea salt
Health Benefits of Keto Strawberry Daiquiris
Boosts Mitochondrial Function
Your mitochondria are the tiny little powerhouses that live in your cells and generate energy for metabolic processes. The more mitochondria you have, and the better they function, the more energy you’ll have and the faster your metabolism will be.
So how do you enhance mitochondria function? Research shows that taking exogenous ketones can give these little energy-generators the boost they need. Therefore, while you’re enjoying this keto strawberry daiquiri, your mitochondria will be thanking you for the extra help[*].
Keeps Blood Sugar Stable
No one is going to argue whether strawberry daiquiris are delicious or not. The problem is, when they come packed with sugar, it can leave you feeling sick, bloated, and put you on the blood sugar rollercoaster. Not to mention the fact that it will certainly kick you out of ketosis.
However, this low-carb strawberry daiquiri eliminates the sugar but keeps the delicious flavor so you can enjoy the buzz without having to deal with the aftermath.
Keto Strawberry Daiquiri Recipe
Can you stick to your keto diet while enjoying fancy cocktails like pina Coladas, margaritas, and strawberry daiquiris? You certainly can. The trick is to find recipes with no added sugar and to moderate your alcohol consumption. If you can get a handle on those two things, you can enjoy whatever alcoholic beverage you like.
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How To Make A Low-Carb Strawberry Daiquiri
To begin, squeeze about 1/4 cup of fresh lime juice into a small bowl and add it to your blender. Next, add in the rum, exogenous ketones, frozen strawberries, sweetener of choice, and ice.
Mix on high until smooth, then pour your daiquiri into a glass and garnish with a lime, strawberry, or one of those fancy cocktail umbrellas, and enjoy.
Keto Strawberry Daiquiri
Craving an alcoholic beverage? Enjoy this keto strawberry daiquiri, sweetened with monk fruit and strawberries with no added sugar or processed ingredients.
- Total Time: 5 minutes
- Yield: 2 daiquiri's 1x
- 2 scoops Perfect Keto Strawberry Lemonade Base
- ½ cup rum
- 1 cup frozen strawberries
- ¼ cup lime juice
- 1 tablespoon stevia or monk fruit
- 1 cup ice
- Combine rum, lime juice, stevia, Perfect Keto base, and frozen strawberries in a high speed blender. Mix on high until smooth.
- Garnish with a fresh strawberry.
- Serving Size: 1 daiquiri
- Calories: 137
- Fat: 0g
- Carbohydrates: 5g
- Fiber: 1g
- Protein: 0g
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