Topic: healthy cocktails

Healthy Holiday Drinks You Can Order At A Bar (That Aren’t Vodka Tonics)

Healthy Holiday Drinks You Can Order At A Bar (That Aren't Vodka Tonics)

We’ve all read those women’s magazine articles about how to order healthy drinks at the bar, which basically say: get a vodka tonic! We really can’t disagree (a vodka tonic is a relatively healthy drink, compared to other options) but it’s also pretty much a snooze when it comes to booze. To find some healthy holiday drink ideas that aren’t totally boring, we went straight to the source and asked a few bartenders what they’d recommend. Here are their suggestions: More »

7 Healthy Fall Cocktail Recipes

7 Healthy Fall Cocktail Recipes

Cocktails, especially those in the fall and winter, are often calorie-laden sugar bombs. With all those sweet syrups and heavy mixers, alcoholic drinks are one of the easiest ways to undo the hard work of healthy eating. Luckily, we’ve found a few easy fall cocktail recipes that aren’t terrible for you.  Some are fancy and some are plain, but all are delicious and relatively low-calorie—without sacrificing any flavor. More »

10 Healthy Champagne Cocktails To Ring In The New Year

10 Healthy Champagne Cocktails To Ring In The New Year

Skim today’s health news and all you’ll find are articles about how to prevent and cure your first hangover of 2012. That’s a worthy quest, but we’re thinking more about our actual New Year’s Eve libations; namely, which champagne cocktail will ring in the cheer with the least amount of fuss and sugar possible. We found 10 easy recipes that don’t involve loads of extra sweeteners; most just involve a bit of liqueur or fruit to jazz up your last glass of champagne before the end of the year. More »

Poll: Do You Take Your Cocktails “Skinny” Or On The Rocks?

Poll: Do You Take Your Cocktails "Skinny" Or On The Rocks?

Magazines capitalize on telling us which drinks we can drink for under 200 calories, and Bethenny Frankel has made a business out of her Skinnygirl Margaritas, but “healthy cocktail” still sounds like an oxymoron to me. Of course, some drinks are undoubtedly healthier than others – Mai Thais and Piña Coladas pack more sugar and calories than a vodka soda, for sure – but outside of using common sense to avoid high-calorie beers and sugar-ridden mixers, how obsessed are you really with ordering a your scotch on a diet instead of on the rocks?

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