Thursday, May 28, 2009

Skinny Drinks

Yes, you can drink and still keep your figure. Now, this does not mean you can chug 6 of these drinks and expect to keep the bulge off. Be a social drinker not a bar fly :)

Skinny Girl Margarita on the Rocks

Bethenny Frankel

ounce(s) clear Tequila (Sauza or clear premium tequila) A splash of fresh lime juice A splash of Cointreau, Grand Marnier or Triple Sec
Combine all ingredients over a glass of ice. Garnish with a lime wedge and salt or sugar.

Girlish Figure (97 cal)
Cheri Loughlin

1-1/2 ounce Malibu Coconut Rum
4 ounces Light Cranberry Juice
Splash Diet Lemon-Lime Soda

Combine Malibu Coconut Rum and Light Cranberry Juice in a glass filled with ice. Add Diet Lemon-Lime Soda to top and garnish with a slice of lime.

Port Orange (91 cal)
Cheri Loughlin

1-1/2 ounce Sandeman Founder's Reserve Port
4 ounces Light Orange Juice

Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice and shake thoroughly. Strain into a brandy snifter and garnish with an orange slice.

OVAL Strawberry Sweetie (80 cal)
Cheri Loughlin

1 ounce Oval Vodka
4 strawberries, sliced
8 ounces Light Lemonade
1 packet Splenda

Muddle sliced strawberries, OVAL Vodka & Splenda in the bottom of a Collins glass. Fill glass with ice and add Light Lemonade. Tumble & serve with a lemon slice garnish.

Beefeater Berry (96 cal)
Cheri Loughlin

1 ounce Beefeater Gin
1 lime wedge
6 ounces Light Cranberry Juice

Muddle the lime wedge and Beefeater Gin in the bottom of a Collins glass. Fill glass with ice and add Light Cranberry Juice. Tumble and serve with a lime wedge garnish.

The Leblon Skinny Caipirinha
Cheri Loughlin

2 ounces Leblon Cachaca
1 packet Splenda or other artificial sweetener
1/2 Lime, cut in four pieces

In a shaker, muddle the lime pieces with the sweetener. Add ice. Pour the Leblon Cachaca over the ice. Shake vigorously and serve in a skinny highball glass. Garnish with a lime slice.

Irish Coffee (96 cal)

Cheri Loughlin/Samantha Harrigan

1-1/2 ounce Jameson Irish Whiskey

1 cup black coffee

Splenda (to sweeten if you feel you need it)

Stir ingredients in a preheated mug and enjoy!

Cuba Libre (77 cal)
Cheri Loughlin/Samantha Herrigan

1-1/2 ounce Malibu Coconut Rum

6 ounces Diet Cola

Stir ingredients to combine in a highball glass filled with ice. Garnish with a lime wedge.

PJ Mimosa (71 cal)

Cheri Loughlin/Samantha Harrigan

1/2 glass Perrier Jouet Champagne

4 ounces light orange juice

Combine ingredients in a champagne flute and serve.

1 comment:

  1. Let me also recommend the Gincola...make it with 1/4 Bombay Saffire Gin, the other 3/4 with regular cola. It has a little bit of sugar, but trust me, the ladies love it...