We all love a delicious cocktail when we are out to dinner, at a party or even spending a Friday night at home but, what we don’t like is the amount of liquid calories we are consuming.
Here are some delicious low calorie options to indulge in without feeling guilty. They are also great options to consider as your wedding signature cocktails. Cheers! ~ Tristin
From: Fitness Magazine
750 ML bottle dry red wine
1 cup light orange juice
¼ cup brandy or cognac
¼ cup orange liqueur
2 tablespoons sugar
2 oranges, sliced
2 cup club soda, chilled
Crushed ice and/or orange peel curls
In a large pitcher, combine wine, orange juice, brandy, orange liqueur, sugar, and orange slices. Chill at least 2 hours. Add club soda before serving. Serve over crushed ice and/or with orange peel curls, if desired.
From: Diabetic Living
12 thin wedges or orange, lemon, or lime
3 cups orange juice, chilled
3 cups apricot nectar, chilled
2 cups ice cubes
1 750ML bottle champagne or sparkling wine
Place a thin wedge of orange, lemon, or lime in each compartment of an ice cube tray, with one end of the wedge extending above the tray about 3/4-inch. Fill tray with water and freeze for 2 hours or until firm.
Pour orange juice and apricot nectar over ice in a large (11-cup) glass pitcher or punch bowl. Add champagne, wine, or sparkling water, stirring gently. Place a Citrus Ice Cube in each champagne glass or punch cup. Pour or ladle over ice. Makes about 20 1/2-cup servings).
Calories: 68 per ½ cup serving
½ a shot glass of Cointreau
¼ shot glass of Tequila or Vodka
Squeeze ½ lemon in glass. Pour half a shot glass of Cointreau, ¼ shot glass of either tequila or vodka. Top it off with club soda. Use a mint leaf for garnishing.