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Brunch Basics: Strawberry Lime Delight

Strawberry Lime Delight

Brunch is a great time to have refreshing fruit juices.  They balance out the eggs, meats, and starches so well.  Plus, they just taste delicious!  This Strawberry Lime Delight is made as a pitcher so it can serve a gathering.  I made it non-alcoholic.  However, feel free to substitute the club soda for sparkling wine for a tasty mimosa.  This would also be good with a shot of dark rum and served in the late afternoon.

Strawberry Lime Delight

  • 1 pound fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 1-2 limes, freshly squeezed
  • 1 liter club soda
  • Orange juice

Combine strawberries and lime in a blender.  Pureé until smooth.  Add club soda and blend until combined.  Pour into a pitcher.

In each glass fill with ice and pour half way up with orange juice.  Add the strawberry mixture.  Without mixing, this makes a beautiful presentation along with a strawberry on the rim.

(You can also combine strawberry mixture and orange juice into one pitcher for easier serving. )

33 comments on “Brunch Basics: Strawberry Lime Delight

  1. the Painted Apron
    May 9, 2013

    Yum Kenley, I bet this would be tasty with vodka too! What a great summer drink alcohol or not!

  2. apuginthekitchen
    May 9, 2013

    Love this, it’s so pretty and sounds delicious!

  3. Jo
    May 9, 2013

    I’d love to have a glass right now. And local strawberries are ready for picking. Mmmmm! Jo @ Let’s Face the Music

    • Green Door Hospitality
      May 10, 2013

      Mmmm is so right Jo! I love strawberry season… such a tasty, tasty time of year 🙂

  4. pinkoclock
    May 9, 2013

    And it’s so preeeeeettttyy.

  5. Cynthia
    May 9, 2013

    Looks and sounds amazing!

  6. mmmarzipan
    May 9, 2013

    Oh my gosh! This is like my dream drink!!! Lovely!

  7. Cul de Sac
    May 9, 2013

    Oh, my! What a colorful drink!! Lokks really yummy!

  8. OH yes…I will take one of these please♥

  9. Home Seasons
    May 9, 2013

    Just when we’re thinking about brunch, we see your post! Perfect timing! 😀

  10. now at home mom
    May 9, 2013

    with the strawberry on top! yum!yum! 🙂 looks really good Kenley! 🙂

  11. Time With Thea
    May 9, 2013

    Looks yummy and very pretty! FYI… I pinned it on several group boards on PInterest. Thanks! ~Thea

  12. leaner by the lake
    May 9, 2013

    Bad that I immediately thought about adding vodka? That’s just the sort of week that it’s been around here 🙂 Looks delish!

    • Green Door Hospitality
      May 10, 2013

      Oh no Eileen! Not bad at all! I actually think we might be sipping these with vodka on the patio this evening! 🙂

  13. gotasté
    May 10, 2013

    Kenley, this is such a ‘cool’ drink! Love the colour!

  14. gentlestitches
    May 10, 2013

    I agree with above but most of all I like the idea of having it at Brunch!

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  16. This looks like the kind of drink one would sip at an elegant resort…so how fun would it be to whip up a batch of strawberry lime delight for brunch! Sooooo want to surprise my family with this during their next visit.

  17. WHAT ???? no vodka or rum …!!!! Just kidding, I don’t drink either one. This looks refrshing for summer picnics or bar b ques. Can’ wait to try it.

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