You spend enough time worrying about your waistline.
Save liquid calories (and start the new year right) with these go to guilt-free cocktails.
The Midnight Toast
1 well-chilled 750ML bottle of champagne or prosecco
2 cups of raspberries
3 Tbsp Grand Marnier
Sanding Sugar for rimming
Dip the edge of each glass into champagne and then dip the glass into sugar to prepare the glasses. Muddle the rasperries with a pestle. In a large pitcher, combine all ingredients and pour in champagne flutes.
Skinny Classic Margarita
Dash of agave
1 1/2 ounces 100 percent agave blanco tequila
1 ounce fresh lime juice
1/2 ounce Cointreau
Fill cocktail shaker with ice; add tequila, lime juice, agave and Cointreau. Shake ingredients together until chilled, strain into margarita glasses filled and enjoy!
Rasberry Lime Vodka Ricky
Combine all ingredients in a blender for 1 minute. Let rest for 1 minute. Blend again for 1 minute. Serve in rocks glasses with ice.
The Savory & Simple
2 oz. Tequila
½ of a lime, quartered
8 mint leaves
1 tbsp. sugar-free sweetener
3 oz. soda water
Garnish: lime wedge
Muddle lime, mint, and sweetener in a cocktail shaker. Add tequila and ice. Shake vigorously and pour into a tall glass. Top with soda water and stir gently.
French Pear Martini
1 ½ oz. St. Germain Elderflower liqueur
1 ½ oz. Pear Vodka
1 pear, sliced
In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine St. Germain and Pear Vodka. Shake vigorously until well chilled. Strain into prepared martini glass and top with champagne. Garnish with a pear slice