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This Healthy Homemade Strawberry Daiquiris recipe is an easy and delicious strawberry cocktail made with a handful of healthy ingredients like strawberries, lemon juice, lime juice and honey. It only takes a few minutes to whip up in the blender!

Two homemade strawberry daiquiriss in cocktail cups with mint leaves and citrus added to the cups.

This healthy strawberry daiquiri recipe reminds me of summer vacation. It is a fruity sweet yet sour strawberry slushy drink that you can drink by the pool or enjoy outside. They taste amazing and are a great way to cool off on a hot day.

They are also made with simple real-food ingredients and are easy to make quickly at home.

If you like fruity drinks, try my piña coladas or virgin cucumber watermelon juice too.

The side angle of a healthy strawberry daiquiri recipe in a cocktail glass.

Why this recipe works

  • These skinny strawberry daiquiris are made with a handful of healthy ingredients.
  • They are easy to make and come together in minutes.
  • They are delicious and full of strawberry flavor.
  • They are great for those looking to have a healthy daiquiri option. Most daiquiri mixes are filled with chemicals and sugars. But this recipe is only sweetened with the fruit itself and some honey.

Recipe ingredients

Ingredients needed to make a skinny strawberry daiquiri.
  • frozen strawberries– try to use organic strawberries if you can to avoid pesticide exposure.
  • lime juice– You can juice your own limes or buy lime juice.
  • lemon juice– you can juice your own lemons or buy lemon juice. I like the flavor of juicing them myself.
  • white rum– make sure to use a good quality rum.
  • honey syrup– this can easily be made by melting honey into hot water. I’ll provide instructions below.

See recipe card below for a full list of ingredients and measurements.

Additions/ Substitutions

  • Instead of making honey syrup, you can use maple syrup. It doesn’t need to be mixed into hot water, just pour it in as is.
  • Instead of white rum, you can use a brown rum. Just use whatever you prefer and have on hand.

How to make a healthy strawberry daiquiri

A beautiful healthy daiquiri made with strawberries in in two glasses.

Step 1: Make the honey syrup.

You can make a “honey syrup” by mixing hot water into honey and letting the honey melt into the water. Melting the honey ensures it won’t harden when it hits the cold frozen fruit.

Step 2: Make the drink.

Blend the frozen strawberries, lemon juice, lime juice, honey syrup, and rum in your blender. Very easy!

Expert tips

(1) Adjust the sweetness to your taste.

  • Start off with making honey syrup with 3 Tablespoons of honey.
  • Taste it and if you want it more sweet, make more honey syrup, adding another Tablespoon of honey at a time to your daiquiris.

(2) Use a high quality white rum that you like.

  • The quality of the rum does make a difference to the taste and how you feel when you drink this cocktail.
Aerial view of a healthy strawberry daiquiri in a glass.

Other healthier cocktail recipes you’ll love:

Fresh Paloma Cocktail with Honey Syrup– This is the ultimate grapefruit lovers cocktail. It is so refreshing and yummy!

Cointreau Margarita Recipe– This is my favorite margarita recipe. It is simple and always a crowd pleaser.

These Paleo Watermelon Margaritas from Mary’s Whole Life look so good! It’s the best way to use up summer watermelon!

This peppermint white russian recipe is fun festive, and dairy-free.

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4.92 from 12 votes

Healthy Homemade Strawberry Daiquiris

Servings: 2
Prep: 10 minutes
Total: 10 minutes
Healthy Homemade Strawberry Daiquiris (Paleo option, Gluten-Free) | Perchance to Cook, www.perchancetocook.com
A clean strawberry daiquiris cocktail recipe made of all natural simple ingredients.


  • 1 cup ice
  • 16 ounces frozen whole strawberries
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • ½ cup white rum, ( note: omit the rum to make these virgin and Paleo)
  • 3 Tbs hot water
  • 3 Tbs honey
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  • Mix 3 Tbs of honey with 3 Tbs of hot water to make a “honey syrup”. Mix until the honey is dissolved and set the bowl aside.
  • Put the ice, frozen strawberries, lemon juice, lime juice and rum into a blender until well mixed. Add the honey syrup, mix again. Taste. If you want your drink to be sweeter make more honey syrup with another Tbs of honey and water.
  • Note: you can also make these virgin by omitting the rum.


  • Instead of making honey syrup, you can use maple syrup. It doesn’t need to be mixed into hot water, just pour it in as is.
  • Instead of white rum, you can use a brown rum. Just use whatever you prefer and have on hand.


Calories: 321kcalCarbohydrates: 48gProtein: 2gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0.05gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.4gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.1gSodium: 11mgPotassium: 431mgFiber: 5gSugar: 38gVitamin A: 44IUVitamin C: 154mgCalcium: 48mgIron: 1mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
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  1. I’m giving it 5 stars in advance because I know it will be scrumptious. I will use stevia instead of honey, because honey is higher in sugar. I’m trying to eat less carbs. Thanks for the easy recipe.5 stars

  2. Wow these look soo refreshing! It’s too warm where I live and I feel like making one right away. Pinning for later, I might make some more when my friends come over, I’m sure they’ll love it! Thanks for sharing <3

  3. Well I love a good strawberry daiquiri and the fact that it is healthy makes it all the better. It looks so so good, the photos are awesome too (which is totally not easy to take good pics of food!)

  4. I could go for one (or two) of these right now. The heat has had me trying to stay inside with the AC, but with one of these in hand, I could easily brave the outdoors.

  5. I always love strawberry daquiris when on vacation. What a great idea, thanks for sharing.