Strawberry Lime Slush

by Suzanne on May 27, 2014

in Drinks

strawberry lime slush | you-made-that.comIt’s strawberry season in my neck of the woods, and what better way to cool off then by using strawberries in a slush with citrusy lime flavor. We love to drink smoothies and slushes in the hot months and it’s getting pretty hot already. A slush is different than a smoothie because milk or yogurt isn’t necessary.  Water and ice are the main components besides the fruit in a slush.  In this slush I used frozen sliced strawberries, but fresh can be used also, the reason I used the frozen strawberries is because I wanted my drink to come out thick and slushy.  If you have fresh strawberries that aren’t the prettiest and need to be used then just slice and freeze and toss them into this slush.  I used another ingredient in the slush that I think makes it complete and it’s lime essential oil from DoTerra.  The lime oil gives this slush the final lime flavor, if your looking to get some essential oils then check out the link above. Lime oil does give this slush it’s intense lime flavor, but if you are not planning on buying an essential oil try zesting the lime and putting that into the slush. If oil or zest isn’t used in the slush it will not taste like lime, it will be watered down because of the ratio of juice to water. I highly recommend using Doterra essential oils in cooking and baking because of the health benefits and intensity of flavor. Lime oil is one of my favorites because it smells heavenly, taste great in water, and has cleansing properties as well as a mood lifter.

Strawberry lime slush |you-made-that.com

Strawberry Lime Slush


Ingredients:
1 cup water
1 cup frozen sliced strawberries
2 cups crushed ice
1/3 cup sugar
2 ounces of fresh squeezed lime juice
2-3 drops of essential lime oil

Directions:
Put all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth and very thick.

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1 Sammy Smeth May 27, 2014 at 4:38 pm

This looks absolutely amazing, I used to love slush as a kid! I might have to get to making some of my own to share with the kids that I look after.

S xo.

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2 Jessica @ A Kitchen Addiction May 28, 2014 at 2:57 pm

Strawberry lime is one of my favorite summer flavor combinations!

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3 Chris @ The Café Sucré Farine May 28, 2014 at 4:59 pm

We just photographed a strawberry smoothie but I believe I would like this even better. Much more refreshing. I haven’t been able to get enough fresh strawberries this year. The season slips by too quickly, doesn’t it?

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4 ATasteOfMadness May 29, 2014 at 1:07 pm

I am loving all the strawberry recipes on the blogosphere now. This looks SO good!

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5 Choc Chip Uru May 30, 2014 at 2:28 am

This slushy looks so addictive and delicious :D
Strawberry is the best!

Cheers
Choc Chip Uru

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6 Sophie May 31, 2014 at 4:33 pm

I made your divine smoothy & it was very refreshing & delicious too.

Very Yum Yum too! ☺️

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7 Annie @Maebells June 2, 2014 at 3:24 pm

Yum! This sounds great! My smoothie of choice lately has been strawberry lime. I love this slushie version, so fun for summer!

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8 Bonny @ Clever hen July 22, 2014 at 9:25 am

How refreshing! Love the lime in it – great combo!

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9 Suzanne July 26, 2014 at 12:32 pm

Thank you Bonny!

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