Citrus Coconut Margarita Mocktail

by | Updated: June 28th, 2017 | Read time: 1 minute

When it’s time to party, you head straight to the bar. It feels good to have a drink in your hand while mingling. But sometimes even one drink leads to nausea and a very regrettable morning headache. Rather than risk a hangover, turn to this salty-and-sweet virgin margarita. Citrus, coconut and sweet agave will leave you feeling lively and refreshed instead of slow and groggy.

Virgin Citrus Margarita in Glass with Lime Wedge | Vitacost.com/blog

Serves 2

Ingredients

1 cup coconut water
3 Tbsp. agave syrup
1/3 cup freshly squeezed juice of an orange
3 Tbsp. freshly squeezed juice of a lemon
1/4 cup freshly squeezed juice of a lime
2 lime wedges for glasses
2 Tbsp. coarse salt, for glass rims
Ice
Beverage shaker

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, combine organic orange, lemon and lime juice. Add coconut water. Stir in agave and add more, if desired.
  2. Fill shaker with ice, pour in margarita. Shake drink with ice to chill and combine.
  3. Spread coarse salt onto a flat plate. Take lime wedge and squeeze around glass rims. Dip glass rim onto salted plate.
  4. Pour margarita into glasses.