Strawberries & Coconut Phuza Thursday!

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It is finally Thursday again. I am so exhausted I cannot even keep track of the days anymore. I’ve had the longest 2 weeks, I’ve pretty much worked every day and some nights.

It doesn’t help that work has been so emotionally draining this week. I feel more like a psychologist and social worker than a doctor. It is my fault though. I can’t just let things be. I tend to enquire about all aspects of my patient’s lives, and when something is amiss, I cannot not do anything about it. And this week I’ve dealt with a lot of cases of all kinds of abuses, exhausting!

Anyway, I’m just excited it’s Thursday and with the Eskom power cuts, it looks like my Phuza Thursday might be my dinner as well.

Today I’m drinking a simple but simply delicious drink. I’ve always been a fan of coconut, from milk, cream, juice, liqueurs to even coconut lotions. So I’m going to the Caribbean with coconut flavoured rum today.

This will be in combination with a precious find from a strawberry farm I went to last week, for the work’s end of year party, and it’s delicious strawberry liqueur.

So, it’s strawberries and coconut!

The ingredients
The ingredients

What do you need?

  • 50 ml coconut flavoured rum

  • 30 ml of strawberry liqueur

  • 100ml of lemonade

  • fresh strawberries

  • slices of fresh lime

Basically combine all of the ingredients, putting in the strawberries so they can soak up all that sweet alcohol. It tastes like some sort of dessert when you get to it at the bottom of the glass.

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It is delicious with a perfect balance of sweetness. Enjoy:) .

Author: preciousgarnett

I'm a multi-faceted young woman. I'm a proud mom to a now 5 year old 😜. I'm a daughter, I'm a sister and a friend to a few people. I'm a medical doctor by profession, passionate about infectious disease, primary health care and public health. I live food, from thinking about it, cooking it to eating it. Health and Nutrition fanatic. I live by a few chants...: 1. Before I do anything whether related to food or not, I ask myself ' Is it worth the calories?' Whether literally or figuratively( i.e. Is the decision worth the stress, effort, investment) 2. What you put in must come out! If you don't let it out, it settles on your tummy and hips. 3. 'Everything happens for a reason'. I try reflect on situations I find myself in, whether by choice or not. And look for Lessons I'm meant to learn from them, in order to grow.

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