Healthy Holiday Cocktail Recipes and Tips

Paint the Town Red

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces vodka
  • 4 ounces champagne
  • 4 ounces light cranberry juice

Instructions

1. Add vodka and juice to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake for 5 to 10 seconds.

2. Strain the cocktail into a 5-ounce glass and top with champagne.

Servings/Calories

Makes two 5-ounce champagne cocktails with 113 calories each.

More: The Health Benefits of Cranberries

Apple Cider SkinnyTini

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces Skinny Cider mix (recipe below)
  • 2 ounces apple vodka

Skinny Cider Instructions

1. To a saucepan, add as many cups of low-sugar apple juice as you think you will need for your party.

2. Add a chopped apple, 2 tablespoons of cloves, and a dash of cinnamon and nutmeg.

3. Simmer over a low heat until the apples are tender.

4. Strain the mixture and cool.

SkinnyTini Instructions

1. Add apple vodka, Skinny Cider mix and ice to cocktail shaker and shake for 10 to 15 seconds.

2. Strain into a 5-ounce martini glass and serve.

Servings/Calories

Makes one 5-ounce martini with 147 calories.

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More: Tips to Have Healthier Holiday Season

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About the Author

Teresa M. Howes

Teresa M. Howes is a nutrition expert, fitness advocate, avid runner, published author and active blogger. Backed with a formal education and over a decade of professional experience consulting in the weight loss industry, she has an arsenal of tools, tips and tricks that she loves to share. Fired up with enthusiasm, she founded the 30-Day Challenge Series in May of 2013 and is thrilled to be cultivating a community of inspired, dedicated and successful fitness enthusiasts. You can find her latest and greatest at www.eatdrinkandbeskinny.com.

Teresa M. Howes is a nutrition expert, fitness advocate, avid runner, published author and active blogger. Backed with a formal education and over a decade of professional experience consulting in the weight loss industry, she has an arsenal of tools, tips and tricks that she loves to share. Fired up with enthusiasm, she founded the 30-Day Challenge Series in May of 2013 and is thrilled to be cultivating a community of inspired, dedicated and successful fitness enthusiasts. You can find her latest and greatest at www.eatdrinkandbeskinny.com.

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