Cocktail of the Week: Red, White and Blue Boozy Smoothie

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Feeling extra patriotic this weekend? Try this red, white and blue smoothie with a boozy twist. We break it all down for you below, but be sure to watch the video above to see how it's really done.


Blue Layer

  • 1.5 ounces of rum

  • 1 cup of blueberries, fresh or frozen

  • ⅔ cup of coconut milk

  • 5 to 8 ice cubes

White Layer

  • ⅔ cup coconut milk

  • 2 tablespoons of coconut chips

  • 6 to 8 ice cubes

Red Layer

  • 1 cup of strawberries, fresh or frozen

  • ½ cup of pitted cherries, fresh or frozen

  • ⅔ cup of coconut milk

  • 5 to 8 ice cubes


  1. Blend together ingredients for the blue layer and divide into 3 (or more) glasses. Place in freezer for 10 minutes.

  2. Repeat for each layer, freezing for at least 10 minutes in between each color.

  3. Let thaw for 10 minutes before serving.

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