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

2 Blackberries

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

1 Splenda

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.)

1 Splenda

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.

Stevie Wilson,

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