Boozy Margarita Smoothies #BrunchWeek

Next time you’re blending up your favorite smoothie, tip some tequila in there and serve it as a brunch cocktail!

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HAPPY STAR WARS DAY TO YOU AND HAPPY 31st BIRTHDAY TO ME!!!

For the first 3 years of blogging, I shared obnoxious birthday treats on this day (just scroll down and take a gander at my list of previous years posts right before the recipe). Some how all 5 years I’ve neglected to remember to make something Star Wars themed for today even though I actively celebrate it almost as much as my birthday. And now we also have #BrunchWeek to throw into the mix!

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Last year was actually the first year that #BrunchWeek landed on my birthday and I made cute scone cakes. This year let’s celebrate Cinco de Mayo a day early in addition to the rest of the mayhem. So how do you feel about… margarita smoothies! After my wine smoothie success I had to take it a step further. And it was a glorious step. Who’s in for a Mexican themed brunch menu? Mexican eggs benedict anyone?

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Don’t forget to check out all of our awesome sponsors HERE (such as Nielsen-Massey pure orange extarct, and Kitchen IQ measuring spoons, Dixie Crystals (Imperial Sugar) as used in this post) and you’ll also have a chance to get your hands on some of their awesome swag! And of course there’s plenty more recipes to check out from the rest of the crew below.

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BrunchWeek Beverages:

BrunchWeek Breads, Grains and Pastries:

BrunchWeek Fruits, Vegetables and Sides:

BrunchWeek Egg Dishes:

BrunchWeek Main Dishes:

BrunchWeek Desserts:

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One year ago: Berry Cacao Nib Scone Cakes

Two years ago: Peanut Butter Birthday Bites

Three years ago: Birthday Overload Pancakes

Four years ago: Funfettinutter Cupcakes for Two

Five years ago: Peanut Butter Cup S’mores Ice Cream

BOOZY MARGARITA SMOOTHIE

Serves 2

Ingredients:

1/2 frozen banana

1/2 cup frozen pineapple chunks

1/2 cup frozen mango chunks

1/2 cup coconut water

1/2 tsp Nielsen-Massey pure orange extract

2 oz. silver tequila

1/2 tsp Imperial pure cane sugar, or to taste

1 Tbsp fresh raspberries

Coarse sugar, for rimming the glasses

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients except raspberries in a blender and blend until smooth. Add sugar if needed, to taste.
  2. Pour all but 1 tablespoon into two glasses rimmed with coarse sugar.
  3. Add raspberries to the reserved smoothie and blend until smooth.
  4. Drizzle or swirl raspberry sauce on top of smoothie and serve immediately.

Source: The Spiffy Cookie original.

Disclaimer: Thank you to #BrunchWeek Sponsors: Red Star Yeast, Dixie Crystals, Cabot Cheese, Vidalia Onion Committee, Sage Fruits, Nielsen-Massey, KitchenIQ, and Le Creuset for providing the prizes free of charge. These companies also provided the bloggers with samples and product to use for #BrunchWeek. All opinions are my own. This recipe is intended for individuals ages 21 & up. Please drink responsibly.

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