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4 Low Cal Holiday Cocktails: The Fit Latinas guide to healthier holiday sipping

By December 22, 2015Fitness Tips

For all of my party hosting chicas, we all know a lot of the popular drinks tend to be on the naughty list.  Luckily these 4 low cal Holiday Cocktails will help keep your party goers calorie consumption on the nice list — reviewed and Fit Latinas approved.

Salud!
Oh como dicen en mi rancho…

“arriba, abajo, al centro, pa’ dentro!

 

Blitzen’s Bliss

130 calories, sweet, strong and with a hint of pomegranate juice excellence!

low cal holiday cocktails

Total Time: 10 min.
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cooking Time: None
Yield: 2 servings

Ingredients:
½ cup water
1 cup pomegranate juice
1 fl. oz. vodka
2 tsp. raw honey
Mint leaves (for garnish; optional)
Pomegranate seeds (for garnish; optional)

Preparation:
1. Place water, pomegranate juice, vodka, and honey in a cocktail shaker filled with ice; shake vigorously for at least 10 seconds, or until well mixed.
2. Strain evenly into two martini glasses. Garnish with mint leaves and pomegranate if desired; serve immediately.

source: Team Beachbody Blog

 

Santa’s Winter Sangria

A familiar Sangria taste with the richness of apple cinnamon spice.

low cal holiday sangria

Ingredients
1 bottle white wine
2 1/2 cups fresh apple cider
2 cinnamon sticks
1 cup vodka
2 apples, chopped
1 orange, chopped
1 tablespoon raw honey
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 cup pomegranate seeds

Directions: Chop apple and orange and place in the bottom of pitcher with pomegranate seeds. Add in wine, apple cider, cinnamon sticks, vodka, honey, and cinnamon. Stir and serve with ice.

source: shape.com

 

Rudolph’s Red Mojito

It looks festive + the champagne and fresh pomegranate juice scream out winter! It was the pomegranates that sold me on this one.

low cal holiday cocktails

Ingredients
1/3 cup light pomegranate juice
1 tablespoon lime juice
1 ounce rum
1/4 teaspoon Stevia or sugar
1/2 cup champagne
Pomegranate seeds

Directions: In a glass, add pomegranate juice, lime juice, rum, and sugar. Mix well. Fill the glass with ice cubes and top it off with champagne and pomegranate seeds.

source: shape.com

Winter Punch

A little bubbly with a fruity twist. I’m thinking New Years party for this one.

healthy holiday punch

Ingredients

1 bottle sparkling wine, chilled
1 bottle Riesling, chilled
1 1/2 cups light white cranberry juice, chilled
1 orange, thinly sliced
1 cup fresh cranberries
15 strips orange peel

Directions: In a large pitcher combine first 3 ingredients, stir in oranges and cranberries. Mix well. Fill each glass with 2 or 3 cranberries and garnish with a twist of orange peel and serve.

source: health.com