6 Healthier Holiday Cocktails

Featured Article, Healthy Recipes and Nutrition
on December 16, 2014

The holidays mean family get-togethers and parties galore. While it’s okay to enjoy a festive libation (or two) on occasion, those liquid calories can really add up, especially when notoriously fattening beverages like eggnog come into play. Luckily, these healthier cocktail options will although you to indulge in delicious alcoholic beverages without gaining an inch. Cheers to that!

French Kiss Cocktail: 

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Lexi’s Clean Kitchen

These sophisticated French Kiss Cocktails from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen let you combine your favorite berry with your choice of champagne, Prosecco, or Moscato wine. Sweeten to your liking with a dash of honey.

Cranberry Lime Vodka Soda

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Oh She Glows

Want a sweet drink option that’s both low in sugar and quick to make? Try the light and refreshing Cranberry Lime Vodka Soda from Oh She Glows. The red coloring gives it a Christmasy flare and it takes just five minutes to mix together.

Premium Sangria with Apples and Citrus 

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Healthy. Happy. Life.

Enjoy the fruity taste of premium sangria with this recipe from Healthy. Happy. Life.  This drink combines fruit, juice, and alcohol for a vegan drink everyone can love.

Light Egg Nog 

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Snack Girl

Eggnog is a holiday staple, but this festive libation is packed with sugar and fat. This lighter take on eggnog from Snack Girl gives you the option to sub in low-fat milk and use natural ingredients to avoid the additives and other artificial ingredients found in some pre-packaged brands. Share with friends as a special holiday treat to help with portion control.

Cranberry-Pear Cosmopolitan 

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Glue & Glitter

Orange juice, pears, cranberry juice, and vodka come together for a sweet holiday drink with Cranberry-Pear Cosmopolitans from Glue And Glitter. With just a handful of ingredients, this minimalistic recipe lets you impress your guests in just a few short, simple steps.

Skinny White Wine Cocktail 

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The Weary Chef

The Skinny White Wine Cocktail from The Weary Chef keeps the alcohol and calories down. Using just a splash of wine helps stretch your budget when entertaining large crowds. You can also sub alcohol out with lemonade so guests of all ages can enjoy.

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