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Video of the Week: The NorCal Margarita

by Brian Patterson » on Oct 21, 2011 6

Who doesn’t love a good, easy cocktail recipe? ¬†Adam Farrah, our resident Paleo expert and author of our Paleo basics article series, is featured this week making his signature drink – the NorCal Margarita. Its a simple mix of Tequila, lime, raspberry-lime sparkling water, and ice.

Check it out, and share your favorite cocktail recipe in the comments.

Be sure to checkout Adam’s website at PracticalPaleolithic.com.

Submitted Comments

  1. CHRIS COLLINS says:

    I love Margaritas so I will have to give this a try. When you buy the sparkling water, is there anything in the ingredients that you need to watch out for? I am a huge soda drinker and get tired of drinking water. What other things can you drink to substitute for the sweet soda cravings?

  2. Adam Farrah says:

    Hey Chris,

    Sparkling water tends to be just water, CO2 and “natural” flavors. It’s not really sweet or flavorful though. It’s just got a very mild flavor to it.

    Just be careful of any stuff like artificial sweeteners or – obviously – actual sugar or corn syrup.

    As far as the soda cravings, you’ve got two issues there – caffeine addiction and sugar addiction. They really ARE “cravings” too. As in, addictive ones. The best option there is to just get yourself Paleo and get off the caffeine/sugar. At the least, try and gradually reduce your soda intake and replace it with water.

    Hope that helps!

    Adam

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