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Strawberry Coolers

June/July 2005

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A batch of this good-for-you refresher turns a lazy summer afternoon into a party, with appeal for thirsty kids of all ages.



READER'S COMMENT:
"I made these for a dinner party, they were a big hit! I made part of it ahead and omitted the sugar, I figured there would be plenty in the soda and orange juice. At the party I added the ginger ale and the kids thought it was the coolest...
Strawberry Coolers Recipe

Makes: 4 servings, 1 1/4 cups each

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups chilled orange juice
  • 1 1/2 cups hulled strawberries
  • 1 tablespoon sugar, or to taste
  • 1 1/2 cups chilled ginger ale

Preparation

  1. Combine orange juice, strawberries and sugar in a blender; blend until the berries are pureed.
  2. Place the berry puree in a large pitcher. Add ginger ale; stir to combine. Serve over ice.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Prepare through Step 1, cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days. Add ginger ale just before serving.

Nutrition

Per serving: 116 calories; 0 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 28 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 1 g fiber; 8 mg sodium; 332 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (156% daily value).

Carbohydrate Servings: 2

Exchanges: 2 fruit


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Recipe Categories

Ease of Preparation
Easy
Total Time
15 minutes or less
Servings
4
Preparation/ Technique
No-cook
Meal/Course
Lunch
Dinner

Ethnic/Regional
American
Season
Spring
Summer
Publication
June/July 2005

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