Sand, sea, a cool drink. Those are some of the components of a great day. There’s still time to enjoy a great cocktail with your toes in the sand. Try one of these tasty, low calorie cocktails that all have a bit of a beachy theme.
One of the quintessential summer beverages is lemonade. Cool. Crisp. Refreshing. Lemonade really has it all. A lemonade cocktail takes something good, and make it even better. These low calorie lemonade cocktail recipes are the perfect thing to celebrate National Lemonade Day! Be sure to check out more lemonade cocktail recipes, too.
It’s that time again! Once a year, the Discovery Channel does Shark Week, a week of programming that’s totally devoted to our fearsome friends in the ocean. Over the past few years, this has gone from must see tv to actual events. Mix up one of these shark-themed cocktails to celebrate. Looking for more ideas? Check out the original Shark Week cocktails, too!
4th of July is one of the times of the year where everyone gets together to enjoy the good times. Celebrations generally revolve around food, beverage, and generally having a good time. Try one, or more, of these low calorie 4th of July cocktails at your gathering this year. The are so good, you won’t even miss the calories! Not quite what you’re looking for? Check out more 4th of July Cocktails here.
Well, it’s finally happening. True Blood is coming to an end. I never thought that it would end – at least I was hoping not. How am I watching? With a couple of True Blood inspired cocktails, of course. Make one of these to celebrate the beginning of the end of one of the guiltiest pleasures on TV.
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Men can be so very difficult to shop for. They either say they don’t really want anything, but you know they do. Or they’re like “oh, whatever you get me is going to be fine.” Well, I want you to LOVE what I get you! These great gift ideas for men are sure to make your shopping just a little bit easier.
It appears that the day I never believed would happen is actually upon us. Yes, it appears that the Kim Kardashian –Kanye West aka Kimye wedding is actually going down. Whether you love or loathe Kimye, you can celebrate their wedding in style with these delicious wedding inspired cocktails.
Not into the Kimye wedding? Never fear. These cocktails are delicious and would make a great addition to any wedding.
We have always celebrated Cinco de Mayo. I’m sure that a large part of that is because I spent a majority of my time in Southern California. If you’re planning to have a get-together, consider some of these fun Cinco de Mayo cocktails. Check out our Low Calorie Recipes for Cinco de Mayo, too.
One of the hallmarks of our Easter celebrations has always been the food. It seems that we eat, and then go visit other family members and eat again. Since brunch is a big part of our celebrations, it only seems fitting that we have some fabulous Easter cocktails.
Here are a few festive Easter drinks that are a great addition to your repertoire.
Ginger has always been one of my very favorite flavors. Whether it’s pickled, candied, grated, or any other way, I love it. Yazi Ginger Vodka was a new one to me, though. Slightly spicy, slightly sweet, it’s sooo good. These ginger vodka cocktails will add a twist to your normal cocktail routine.
Check out the fab ginger vodka cocktails after the jump.
St Patrick’s Day is a fun holiday event. Of course, we generally eat and eat and eat, then drink and drink and drink. Not me of course, but others. *looks around furtively*
This year, consider upgrading from the traditional green beer and go with something a little more fun. These cocktails from may just be what the leprechaun ordered. Looking for something a little lighter? Check out these low cal St Patrick’s Day cocktails.
I like to host get-togethers and entertain my friends. We’re not always in the mood for a dinner party and witty conversation, though. Sometimes we just want to watch a movie and make snarky comments. Sorta MST3K style. Here are some fabulous low calorie cocktails that are inspired by some of the most popular actresses. Check out the low calorie cocktails inspired by movies, too.
The Sparkling Sandra
- 1 part Skinnygirl White Cherry Vodka
- 4 parts sparkling water
- Splash of all natural pomegranate juice
Combine vodka and sparkling water over a glass of ice. Finish with a splash of pomegranate juice and enjoy!
The Classically Cate
- 2 parts Skinnygirl Prosecco
- 1 packet of sweetener
- 1 part soda water
- A splash of cherry juice
- 1 cherry as garnish (optional)
Add all ingredients into a glass. Stir quickly to mix and enjoy!
The Meryl Mojito
Who doesn’t love Meryl Streep? She’s a classic actress who’s a class act. This modern twist on the Mojito is a perfect companion.
- 1 part Skinnygirl Prosecco
- 1 part Light Rum
- 1 tsp. agave nectar
- 3 parts lime juice
- Splash of lime flavored sparkling water
- 3 sprigs of mint
Shake rum, lemon juice and agave nectar in cocktail shaker with ice.
Top with Skinnygirl Prosecco and pour into tall Collins glass.
Muddle in mint leaves and enjoy!
The Jennifer Juicer
- 3 parts Skinnygirl Prosecco
- 1 part pomegranate juice
Fill ¼ of a champagne flute with pomegranate juice. Top with Skinnygirl Prosecco and enjoy!
The Leading Lady
- 8 parts Sauza Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
- 16 parts club soda
- 2 parts fresh lime juice
- 1 bunch of fresh mint
- 3 tbsp. sugar
In a small pitcher, muddle together the mint leaves, sugar and lime juice until they start to melt together. Add your Sauza Blue Silver. Fill 4 glasses with ice and pour cocktail mixture ¾ of the way to the top of each glass. Fill each glass with club soda and garnish with an extra sprig of mint. Serves 4.
The Red Carpet Cooler
- 6 parts of Sauza Blue 100% Agave Silver Tequila
- 2 parts Dekuyper 03 Premium Orange Liqueur
- 16 parts cran-raspberry juice
- 8 parts lemon-lime soda
- 2 tbsp. sanding sugar
- Sugar (optional)
- 1 lime for garnish (optional)
Combine all ingredients in a pitcher filled with ice. Run a lime wedge around half the lip of each glass and dip in sanding sugar to rim. Fill glasses with ice, pour margarita into each glass, and garnish with a lime wedge (optional). Serves 5.
Screen Play Sipper
- 1 ¼ parts Sauza 901Tequila
- ½ part agave honey
- ½ part fresh lime juice
- 3 parts fresh mango juice
- Slice of mango for garnish
- Basil leaf for garnish
Shake and serve over ice.
You certainly don’t want to end up on the worst dressed list! Ain’t no one got time fo’ that.
- 1 part Sauza 901 Tequila
- 1 part DeKuyper Blue Curacao
- 1 part lemon lime soda
- 1 part sweet and sour mix
Combine ingredients in shaker with ice. Shake and strain into martini glass.
One of the most popular cocktails in the US is the Margarita. Once upon a time, we were pretty much relegated to regular or strawberry margaritas. No more. Nowadays, we can have just about any type of margarita that we can conjure up in our minds. Celebrate National Margarita Day with these Margarita recipes Two Ways.
Valentine’s Day is one of those days that almost everyone celebrates. Whether you’re having a romantic dinner with that special someone, a get together with other couples, or just hanging out with a group of girlfriends, you’ll probably want a drink. Check out these tasty Valentine’s Day cocktails that are sure to spice up your get together.
- 2 parts Three Olives® Cherry Vodka
- Splash of cherry juice
- 2 parts club soda
Pour first two ingredients into a shaker filled with ice, shake vigorously. Strain into a chilled martini glass, top off with club soda and garnish with a cherry.
New York Fashion Week kicked off this week. That only means one thing – It’s going to be non-stop fashion coverage on several of your favorite sites and tv shows. New York Fashion Week is the start of the fashion coverage for about 6 weeks. To help get us in the mood, check out these tasty low calorie cocktails that are fashion-inspired.
Are you ready for the Big Game this weekend? This is one of the biggest entertaining weekends of the year. Even those who don’t like football are either hosting a party or will be attending one. Jazz up your get together with these super tasty cocktails. Some are even low calorie cocktails.
The 206 Pride
- 1 ½ parts Skinnygirl® Meyer Lemon Vodka
- Splash of orange juice
- Splash of lite cranberry juice
- Splash of sparkling water
- Cherry and lemon wedge for garnish
Mix ingredients in a glass with ice. Top with sparkling water. Garnish with a cherry and lemon wedge.
Are you a fan of American Horror Story? It seems to be one of the can’t miss shows among many of my friends. Enjoy the show with one of these American Horror Story inspired cocktails.
Fiona’s Filthy Martini
Channel your inner diva with this extra dirty take on the classic
- 2 parts Skinnygirl Bare Naked Vodka
- 2 parts olive juice
- Splash of dry vermouth
- Fresh olives to garnish
1) Shake ingredients with ice.
2) Pour into a martini glass and garnish with fresh olives.
These low cal cocktails recipes were provided by Skinnygirl.
It’s hard to believe that Awards season is upon us once again. But, let’s be honest – does award season ever end any more? It seems that every time I turn around, there’s a new awards show that’s being televised.
The Golden Globes are coming up quickly, and this is one of the shows that people tend to have get-togethers for. The cocktails are themed towards some of the hottest movies of the awards season, but are perfect for a myriad of occasions. And the tasty finger foods? Serve them at any party. Want to round out your food options? Check out these delicious low cal snacks as well.
The holidays are upon us! It’s the time for parties and get togethers. You don’t want your event to be boring though. Oh no! Try some of these festive holiday cocktails for your next get together. The best part is that they’re quick and easy to make, too.
Low Calorie Prosecco Cocktails samples and content were provided for consideration.
The holidays are quickly approaching. That means lots of parties, and everyone is entertaining. These parties can really pack on the pounds without really noticing, These low calorie prosecco cocktails are super tasty and totally elegant.
These festive cocktails all have prosecco, a sparkling wine, as one of their ingredients. It makes them feel extra special.