Please enjoy this straight from the tropical Caribbean. Yes, it’s a keto version of the famous Caribbean . This keto version is perfect whenever you need a little burst of tropical flavors in your life. This Jamaican has flavors of coconut , pineapple , orange, and combine in this refreshing that’s perfect for barbecues, sipping by the pool, or at your next Hawaiian Luau.
For this you’ll need: , light , coconut – pineapple water enhancer, orange-tangerine water enhancer, limes, or diet lemon soda or diet .
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Cocktails & Tiki drinks
It might seem kind of strange to us today, but people in the 1950s and 60s took parties to an entirely new level. It’s really the first time in history that the middle class had enough free time and disposable income to create wild theme parties on a regular basis. I mean, there were dinner parties where people actually dressed up to come to your house. Imagine Hawaiian luau parties complete with torches and grass skirts, poker parties, and … well… you name it.
I was growing up during that time and I can remember sitting on the stairs and watching my parents sip a and laugh with their friends. I can remember sleepily sitting in my dad’s lap, looking up at the stars, listening to their guests’ voices turn into a buzz. As I nodded off during Hawaiian Luaus in the yard, I though my parents’ parties were elegant and magical. I imagined that someday I’d grow up and throw those amazing parties too.
Life is so different now, isn’t it? Those kinds of parties are way out of style. Most of us don’t have the time or the disposable income to throw them. But here’s the good news. We can still enjoy those great Tiki drinks that were so very popular!
This is a classic from those days. Well, maybe not the part. Tiki drinks are a category of that is based on a romanticized version of what people think they’d in the Caribbean, or Polynesia, or some other exotic locale. They were a staple of those long ago summer parties. The Caribbean is a traditional used in the West Indies made of a combination of and . Of course has too many carbs for the lifestyle so I had to make some adjustments. Caribbean
How do you make drinks ? A normal have lots of from things that are added. Things like like , , and other things that add and . This is made with flavored water enhancers I love so much. They taste just like the fruit juices in a without adding carbs. That’s the trick, how to recreate the tropical flavors such as orange juice, , and fruit punch without all that . These flavored water enhancers make your just delicious. The other nice thing is you don’t need to use flavored rums like . works just fine. I don’t know what it is about Jamaican , but it does have a unique flavor and works well with this caribbean . I skip the grenadine as just one tablespoon has 9 grams of . 9 !
To transport myself to a tropical locale, I just add one of those little Jamaican is. I checked out many different recipes and the differences are very subtle to negligible. Oh and you can add a maraschino cherry for color, just don’t eat it as it’s filled with . Those things are soaked in a sugary dyed with some kind of crazy red coloring. umbrellas, some vintage looking cat eye sunglasses, and I’m ready to party Madmen style. I know the show has been over for a couple of years but I still watch it on Netflix once in awhile…because… memories. 😉 Please note how similar this and a Healthline writes about the 6 reasons to avoid them.
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You’ve gotta have those little umbrellas. I’m getting these combination umbrella-straws for my next round of tiki drinks! You’ll need the – water enhancer and the orange-tangerine water enhancer to get the right flavor to your .
Low Carb Caribbean Rum Punch
This is just such a summery and refreshing you may want to check out the ! If you like this Sparkling Planter’s Punch I shared. Very similar but with more flavor! If you love this recipe please give it a 5 star rating!
Low Carb Caribbean Rum Punch
- 1 1/2 ounces dark rum
- 1 ounce light rum
- 1/3 teaspoon coconut pineapple water enhances
- 10 drops orange water enhancer
- 1/3 ounce lime juice
- 6 ounces club soda or diet lemon-lime or diet gingerale soft drink
- Lime slices for garnish
- Add the dark rum, light rum, water enhancers, lime juice, and ice to a shaker.
- Shake gently and strain into a chilled glass of ice.
- Carefully pour in the club soda (or lemon-lime or gingerale)
- Garnish with a slice of lime.