Frozen Strawberry Lemonade
2 cups frozen (or fresh) strawberries (about 24 strawberries)
1/2 cup crushed ice (or smallest cubes possible)
1/2 cup lemon juice (fresh or bottled)
3 packets of sugar substitute or 2 Tablespoons of sugar (or to taste)
3/4 cup water
1/4 lemon, sliced, for garnish
1 Tablespoon of ginger, fresh or dried (finely chopped)
A few mint leaves
Allow frozen strawberries to thaw slightly.
Before placing ice cubes in blender, crush large chunks by sealing securely inside a plastic zip bag and rolling over the bag firmly with a rolling pin.
Combine lemon juice, strawberries, sugar substitute or sugar, crushed ice and water in blender jar.
Blend on high with lid tightly secured until smooth and thick.
Pour into glasses and serve immediately. Garnish with a slice of lemon & sugar the glass rim, if desired.