Enjoying a cocktail at the end of a tiring day is really refreshing but what about the alcohol and calories going into your body? Is it really refreshing you from deep within? Well, the answer is no. If you are conscious about your health and calories, you should cut out on the booze and shift to some good cocktail mixers that create great drinks without loading you with calories and junk. You can shop for all the fresh ingredients online with free delivery deals at www.CouponHub.ca and try out these healthy cocktail recipes lined up for you.
- Carrot and citrus crush
Mix the juice of blood oranges with carrot tops for a citrusy winter cocktail that you can relax with. It is entirely healthy, calorie-free and in fact, helps you to burn a few calories because of the oranges. Moreover, it loads you up with Vitamin A and C for added health benefits. Ditch the alcohol for this healthy cocktail recipe that’s sweet, citrusy, relaxing and healthy too.
- Pomegranate or Grapefruit Paloma
A classic Paloma is a tequila cocktail made by mixing grapefruit soda with tequila. This pomegranate or grapefruit Paloma is a healthier version of the same, made with pure grapefruit juice or pomegranate juice instead of the flavoured drink. It gives it a fruity flavour while packing it up with loads of nutrients, vitamins and antioxidants needed to relax you from within. It also keeps your heart healthy.
- Cranberry blueberry gin Thoreau
The gin Thoreau is a classic American cocktail named after the famous writer Henry David Thoreau. It is a healthier variety that comes loaded with vitamins because of the cranberry and blueberry punch. Crush together cranberries and blueberries and muddle in cranberry sauce to the pulp. Add a few shots of gin and wait for the flavours to combine. Now boil together a 1/3rd cup of water and 1 cup of cranberry juice and add it to the mixture. Garnish the cocktail with thyme sprigs, lemon or orange wedges. This gives it a sweet and tangy taste while refreshing you without any junk.
- Pimm’s Cup
Pimm’s cup is a well-known British cocktail which can be mixed up with a range of fruits to make healthy booze for you. If you want to keep the booze on while being health conscious, this is one for you. Mix Pimm’s No.1 Cup Liqueur along with oranges, strawberries, cucumbers, lemons and mint muddled together. It keeps it light and energising.
It is yet another refreshing drink that loads you with good health instead of more toxins. It has the ingredients to restore the electrolytes in your body rather than destroying them like alcohol. Muddle together pineapple juice, syrup, lemon and clementine wedges. Mix in some vodka, coconut water and freshly squeezed grapefruit for a sweet, fruity punch.
- Islay punch
This cocktail has the strength of alcohol while also keeping you healthy with its lemon and herbs content. Mix together 3 oz whiskey with 2 tablespoons of syrup. Boil some plain black tea and dip some fresh herbs like thyme, sage, lavender and rosemary into it. After 5-10 minutes, strain and pour the herbal flavoured tea into the whiskey and syrup mixture. Mix in some freshly squeezed lemon juice for a refreshingly flavourful drink.
Mix together Skinny Triple Sec, gold tequila along with grapefruit juice, lime juice and sparkling water. Pour everything over ice and enjoy your refreshing margarita without loading yourself with too much of booze.
- Skinny Coconut Margarita
This is another tropical version of the last cocktail recipe that is healthy as well as takes you over the top with its refreshment. Take 3 ounces of coconut milk, 3 ounces of tequila, 1 ounce of triple sec and 8 ounces of fresh coconut water and mix them in a shaker. Pour this combination over ice and enjoy with a lime wedge. This coconut flavoured drink will chill you out from within.
- Skinny Sparkling Blueberry Mojito
This homemade fruity cocktail will give you the relaxation after a long summer day. All you need is 2 cups of frozen blueberries, 6 ounces of rum, a cup of water, one or two cups of sparkling water, baking stevia and a few mint leaves. Boil together a cup of water, frozen blueberries and baking stevia. Reduce the mixture and mash the fruits to a pulp. When the mixture cools, add it to a blender and make a smooth puree. Chill the drink and serve it with ice, blueberry syrup and rum. Top it with sparkling water and crushed mint leaves.