Foodie Friday with Dr. Laura Klein: Festive Cranberry Lime Margaritas

Okay, okay, technically Margaritas aren’t food, but these delicious and lower calorie cranberry Margaritas by Gimme Some Oven are great for dinner parties or you’re up and coming holiday gatherings. If you’re not a huge fan of cranberries, check out the bottom of the link page for some other yummy options like watermelon jalapeño, strawberry, and pineapple margaritas. It’s also pretty easy to make these look fancy for more formal gatherings. Just add a fun toothpick of cranberries into the glass, rim the glass with salt or sugar, stick a lime wedge on the edge of the glass, or do a combination of any of these. They’ll be dressed up and ready to serve.

Cranberry Lime Margaritas

1 1/2 cups cranberry juice cocktail (*see note below for optional homemade cranberry juice)
3/4 cup fresh lime juice
3/4 cup tequila
1/2 cup orange-flavored liqueur, such as Cointreau or Triple Sec
Ice cubes
Garnishes such as fresh cranberries, lime wedges, or salt and sugar to rim glasses

Stir all ingredients together until blended. Add your choice of garnishes.

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