12 Drinks of Christmas: Day 5 After-Christmas Never Tasted So Good — and Lots of Variety with Less Calories!
Yes, it’s the day AFTER Christmas and while you might be out shopping or you might be recovering from Christmas and the feasting and you can lighten the calorie load with “Sparkling Ice” as the base for many cocktails that you might want to serve OR take with you as a hostess gift and you can play bartender!
Begin with Sparkling ICE as the zero-calorie mixer, then add a few important ingredients for delicious drinks of any taste and style, all under 100 calories!
Kiwi Strawberry Ice
1 oz. Stoli Vodka
Splash of lemon
Splash of white cranberry juice
Topped off with Strawberry Kiwi Sparkling ICE
Pink Grapefruit Ice
1 oz. Beefeater Gin
4 Cucumbers muddled
2 Drops of lime juice
1 oz. Blueberries muddled
Finished with Pink Grapefruit Sparkling ICE
Lemon Lime Ice
1 oz. Bacardi Light Rum
6 Basil leaves lightly muddled
Splash of lime
Finished with Lemon Lime Sparkling ICE
Orange Mango Ice
1 oz. Herradura Silver Tequila
3 Shiso leaves
Lime wedge muddled
Topped with Orange Mango Sparkling ICE
Black Raspberry Ice
1 oz. Makers Mark Bourbon
½ oz. Dry Vermouth
2 Bourbon Cherries (cherries soaked in bourbon for a few days sealed in a jar or container.)
Topped off with Black Raspberry Sparkling ICE
I have purchased somme of the Sparkling Ice flavors.. and I really liked the ones I could find. My store didn’t have all of them, but I was able to get creative and the flavor punch is really distinctive.
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