With New Year’s Eve right around the corner you have probably already decided on where you are going to go and what events you will attend.
This special time of the year calls for celebrations, festivities and events; and with this comes tons of delicious foods and tasty cocktails.
If on your list of New Year’s resolutions you mention that you want to lose weight or eat healthier, why wait until Jan. 1 to make a change? Start getting on the right track now, and swap out those high calorie, nutrient lacking cocktails, for healthier options.
Here are a few healthy New Year’s Eve cocktail recipes.
*All Nutrition Facts are specifically for Sparkling Ice beverages (not the entire cocktail).
Cranberry Aperol Spritzer
2oz cranberry juice
4oz Sparkling Ice Essence of Tangerine
Orange peel for garnish
Combine Aperol and cranberry juice in an ice filled glass, top with Tangerine Sparkling Ice. Stir gently and garnish with an orange peel.
Orange and Peach Fizz
1 Part Grand Marnier
1 Part Sparkling Ice Peach Iced Tea
Blood Orange Juice
Blood Orange Slice
Juice one blood orange and mix with Grand Marnier and Sparkling Ice Peach Iced Tea. Garnish with a slice of a blood orange.
Pomegranate Blueberry Mimosa
1 Part Dry Champagne
1 Part Pomegranate Blueberry Sparkling Ice
Garnish with fresh mint and blueberries
Pour the champagne into a flute. Top with Pomegranate Blueberry Sparkling Ice and garnish with mint and blueberries.
Add a mint leaf into an empty flute, then pour the absinthe 1/3 of the flute. Top with Strawberry Lemonade Sparkling Ice.
1 Part Prosecco
1 Part Raspberry Lemonade Sparkling Ice
Garnish with small lavender sprig
Pour the Prosecco first, add the Raspberry Lemonade Sparkling Ice to fill the flute and garnish with a small sprinkle of lavender.
1 Part Reisling
1 Part Sparkling Ice Pomegranate Blueberry
Mix all in a pitcher, pour into wine glasses, and add a mint leaf garnish.