Cucumber Margarita

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    Ingredients

    Cucumber Juice:

    • 1 cucumber
    • 1/2 cup of water

    Seasoned Salt:

    Margarita:

    • 2 ounces of sauza hornitos
    • 2 ounces of cucumber water
    • 1 ounce of sour mix
    • 1 ounce of lime juice
    • 1 baby cucumber sliced thin lengthwise on a mandolin

    Directions

    To Make the Juice:
    Slice cucumber and place in food processor with water. Blend for 1 minute and pass through a fine sieve.

    To Make the Seasoned Salt:
    Mix salt and cayenne together on a plate.

    To Make the Margarita:
    Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Pour in tequila, cucumber water, sour mix and lime juice.

    Shake very well and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with cucumber ribbons.

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    Peggy Kotsopoulos is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Health Educator, and Culinary Consultant focused on teaching REAL health through lifestyle and dietary choices that are easy and delicious. She whips up healthy and delicious meals on her own TV show Peggy K’s Kitchen Cures on Z Living. Originally working in investments in Toronto, Canada, Peggy found her true passion for nutrition and healthy eating by bringing her own guilt-free goodies to corporate meetings as an alternative to bagels and danishes. As colleagues and clients became intrigued, Peggy started leading seminars and founded a company-wide corporate wellness program. Seven years later, Peggy followed her passion to the United States where she became certified as a Health Educator, and graduated from Living Light Culinary Arts Institute in California. She is the founder of beVibrant consulting in Toronto, where she develops wellness programs for large corporate clients, schools, and food establishments. Peggy is the resident nutritionist for CBC’s Steven and Chris show, and has been featured in major publications including Fitness Magazine, Shape and Yahoo! Shine.