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Lauren Conrad libations for Cinco de Mayo

Photo Courtesy of Lauren Conrad, used with permission

Lauren Conrad revealed 2 tasty and yet healthy drinks today at for Cinco de Mayo involving a creamy homemade coconut drink followed by a watermelon extravaganza. Bear in mind, these drinks are not only stripped of processed ingredients, but are stripped of any alcoholic content being declared virgin (one can add alcohol.)

Photo Courtesy of Lauren Conrad, used with permission

The first drink Lauren presents is a homemade coconut horchata that can prove to be nothing but sweet and not do any damage to one's waistline or sensibilities. This coconut is made of rice milk, cinnamon sticks, coconut milk, rice or almond flour, pure vanilla extract, ice cubes, and ground cinnamon.

Once the horchata is heated, removed from heat with some ingredients added, and refrigerated for 30 minutes, you will have a nice tasty treat for Cinco de Mayo tonight. This examiner's alcoholic beverage of choice would be plain vodka because it doesn't disturb the taste or discolor the coconut drink being the clearest and having no fat content whatsoever.

Lauren's next drink recommendation is watermelon lime agua fresca where one will need 2 pounds of seedless watermelon alone, cold water, lime juice, and a little bit of agava. Just throw all this and mix in the blender to make a wonderful fruity drink, and this examiner again recommends vodka as the crossover to fun without changing taste or color.

But if one ends up overindulging in nachos & drinks for Cinco de Mayo tonight and has a wedding not to far from now, go to the Tone It Up girls in their latest piece today to get back on track. The fitness chicks illustrate ways for the bride go get ready for the big day in 3 months, 2 months, 1 month, and 1 week so tonight's sin fest stays with tonight only (on the figure.)

Cinco de Mayo festivities are already in full swing at nightclubs, restaurants, and bars here on the east & central coast, but they're just getting fully started in the mountain & especially on the west coast (California been going since sunrise.) So this examiner gives everyone its blessing to go out right now and have some drinks, but be safe and don't drive.

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