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A fruity drink with an umbrella is one of the best things to pair with hot weather! The Mai Tai is a classic that (unlike your dad’s Hawaiian shirts) never goes out of style.
For this recipe, I slashed the standard calorie count without losing the flavor and the fun.
My Oh Mai Tai
2 oz. calorie-free lemon-lime soda
2 oz. pineapple-orange juice
1 oz. rum
3 drops almond extract
1 no-calorie sweetener packet
½ oz. dark spiced rum
Optional garnish: pineapple wedge
1. In a glass or shaker, mix all ingredients except spiced rum.
2. Pour into a glass filled with ice. Top with spiced rum
Prep Time: 5 minutes
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Nutritional Information: 133 calories, 0g total fat (0g sat fat), 18mg sodium, 9g carbs, 0g fiber, 7g sugars, 0g protein
‘Til next time… Chew the right thing!