Low-Carb Daiquiri Cocktail

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Daiquiri is a classic rum cocktail where the main ingredient is rum (my favourite!), fruit and sugar. And guess how many carbs an average lime Daiquiri has? Did you know that classic Daiquiri contains about 20-25 g of net carbs of which 16-20 g is sugar — all this just in one cocktail! If you are wondering about the effects of alcohol on low-carb, read this.

I made this low-carb alternative using just a few drops of stevia and it tastes great — even my non-keto friends couldn't tell the difference!

One serving recipe contains just 3.6 g of net carbs. And you can make it almost zero-carb: Substitute 1/2 of the juiced lime with some natural lime or lemon extract, 1-2 drops of essential oil.

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Nutritional values (per serving)

3.6 grams 1.1 grams 0.18 grams 0.03 grams 0 grams 108 calories
Total Carbs4.7grams
Fiber1.1grams
Net Carbs3.6grams
Protein0.18grams
Fat0.03grams
of which Saturated0grams
Calories108kcal
Potassium52.3mg

Macronutrient ratio: Calories from carbs (93.4%), protein (4.8%), fat (1.8%)

Ingredients (per serving)

  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 shot dark or white rum (45 ml/ 1 1/2 fl oz)
  • 3-6 drops liquid Stevia extract, powdered Swerve or Erythritol, to taste
  • 1 cup ice
  • lime for garnish
  • Optional: a few drops of either lime, lemon or orange extract
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Instructions

  1. Before you start, place the glass in the freezer for about 20 minutes. This will keep your drink cool. Wash and juice the lime, add rum and a few drops of stevia. Low-Carb Daiquiri Cocktail
  2. You can optionally add a few drops of lime, lemon or orange extract, preferably PG-free. You can read more about food extracts here. Low-Carb Daiquiri Cocktail
  3. Place the ice in the blender and pulse until crushed.
    Low-Carb Daiquiri Cocktail
  4. Remove the glass from the freezer, fill with the crushed ice and add the lime mixture. Serve with a piece of lime.
    Note: You can alternatively use a shaker. Just place everything inside, shake and strain the mixture into the cocktail glass. Low-Carb Daiquiri Cocktail
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I changed the way I ate in 2011, when I was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s, an autoimmune disease that affects the thyroid. I had no energy, and I found it more and more difficult to maintain a healthy weight.

That’s when I decided to quit sugar, grains, and processed foods, and to start following a whole-foods-based ketogenic approach to food.

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Comments (2)

I want to thank BIG TIME for including carbs and net carbs. So many sites only list net carbs. I appreciate not so thank you very much.

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Thank you Cheri!

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