3 Delicious Holiday Cocktails Under 200 Cal

12th Dec 2013 / By Rosemary C


Hooray, the holiday season is finally here, it’s time to celebrate and enjoy a drink or two! With so many parties coming up, it can be tough to watch your calorie intake and too easy to overindulge in super sugary holiday themed cocktails. Thankfully, I’m here to tell you to throw calorie caution to the wind because you can enjoy low-cal and ridiculously delicious cocktails at your next event. Here are three holiday drink recipes.

Cran-Merry Margaritas
Ingredients:

  • 12 Cranberries
  • 3oz Light Cranberry Juice
  • 1.5oz Cuervo Authentic Light Margarita

Directions: This recipe is super easy, simply add cranberries, cranberry juice and margarita mix into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake it up, pour it into your margarita glass and enjoy this merry-mix!

*Cran-Merry Margarita yields 1 serving. Calories: Only 159  vs. 504+ calories for a restaurant margarita

Ginger Cheer Champagne
Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup Chopped Fresh Ginger
  • 2/3 cup of Sugar
  • 3 tablespoons Chopped Crystallized Ginger
  • 1 bottle (750 ml) Champagne or Sparkling Wine
  • ½ cup of Water

Directions: Boil the ginger, sugar and water in a pot. Allow it to cool until it creates a thick texture. Use a cooking strainer to remove the ginger, from the syrup. Grab your champagne glasses and drop 1 crystallized ginger in each glass, add 1 tablespoon of ginger syrup mixture and 3oz of champagne to each glass. Ginger syrup serves 8 glasses.

*Ginger Cheer Champagne yields 8 servings. Calories: only 150 per serving vs. 203+ calories for flavored champagne cocktails.

Skinny Holiday Eggnog
Ingredients:

  • ½ cup of Light Melted Ice Cream
  • 1 tablespoon of Bourbon
  • ½ tablespoon of Brandy
  • Nutmeg Powder
  • 1 Cinnamon Stick

Directions: Stir melted ice cream, bourbon and brandy together in a cup. Mix until you achieve a nice and smooth texture. Pour into your cocktail glass, add a pinch of nutmeg powder and add the cinnamon stick for a holiday garnish.

*Skinny Holiday Eggnog yields 1 serving. Calories: only 156 vs. 410 calories for average serving of eggnog.

What’s your favorite low cal cocktail?

XoXo,
Rosemary

 

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