We are not known for seasons here in Miami, not unless you count rainy season and hurricane season. I’ve found that I measure our seasons by whether it drops below 90.
Because it’s so hot, I find myself eschewing my beloved fall stews and soups for more crisp, summery things and today is no different.
I woke up today feeling rested (thank you babies for finally sleeping through the night!) and I was struck with inspiration when I opened my fridge this morning. A day or so ago, I stumbled across this recipe on Instagram and it reminded me that I had this at the Miami Flea while I was pregnant.
You see, I had just opened a can of coconut milk for another recipe, and it happened to be sitting next to the last two lemons from my tree. So I threw them together in my vitamix and it was love at first sip.
This can be made with either lemons or limes, but I prefer lemons. I used less coconut milk than what Deb called for because I didn’t have that much left, but I also only had two lemons.
1 cup of ice
1/2 cup, full fat coconut milk (stirred)
Juice of 2 Meyers lemons
3-4 tablespoons, granulated sugar.
Add ingredients in the order above to your blender and blend to your preferred consistency. I use a vitamix and start on 1 and slowly go up to 4.
Pour and enjoy. Add a good rum to make it more adult.
This will make a tart, slightly sweet and smooth drink for 2.