5 Healthy Drinks for Cocktail Lovers

By Charlene Bazarian and Angela Campos

Having fun with a festive cocktail as we strategy the vacation season doesn’t should wreak havoc in your wholesome way of life targets.  What you select to pour in your glass to make your spirits brilliant can go a protracted method to letting you have got your bubbly and drink it too! 

High off your cocktail with some colourful, eye-popping garnishes and revel in!

You may nonetheless lighten-up whereas having fun with these handcrafted libations. 

Skinny Strawberry Lime Mojito by Venetian Moon Ristorante & Martini Bar 

This artistic spin on a mojito is simple to make. Festive crimson and inexperienced garnish is bound to get you within the vacation spirit and it’ll really feel such as you’re splurging with out the day after regrets!

Substances for one serving:

  • 1 Ounce Strawberry Flavored Rum (Parrot Bay or comparable)
  • 1 Ounce Diminished Calorie Vodka (Keel Vodka or comparable)
  • Sliced strawberries
  • 1 lime lower into wedges
  • A few sprigs of recent mint
  • Glowing Water


  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with a number of slices of recent strawberries, two wedges of lime, and the sprigs of mint, then muddle the fruit within the shaker. 
  2. Squeeze one other wedge of lime over the muddled fruit.  Fill with ice.
  3. Add the strawberry flavored rum and the lowered calorie vodka, cowl, and shake. 
  4. Pour right into a Collins model glass and high off with glowing water.

Low Sugar Glowing Wine Punch by Fitvine Wine 


Entertaining?  This “make forward of time” punch is a simple recipe to wow your friends and toast to your wholesome way of life!

Substances for a pitcher for a number of servings:

  • 2 medium honey crisp apples (sliced or chopped)
  • 1 cup sliced strawberries
  • 1 cup unsweetened cranberry juice
  • 2 packets of Stevia
  • 1 Bottle FitVine Wine Vacation Pink Wine or different Syrah or Petite Syrah Wine
  • 1 cup glowing water


  1. Put all elements (besides the glowing water) in a punch bowl or massive pitcher. 
  2. Stir and refrigerate for Three hours. 
  3. Pour over ice into glass and add a beneficiant splash of glowing water.

Cucumber Melon Gin Cocktail


This refreshing Cucumber Melon Vodka Cocktail is made with simply Four elements.  Get pleasure from a scrumptious mix of muddled cucumber, low calorie lemon-lime soda, and melon flavored vodka poured over ice. It’s the proper gentle drink to get pleasure from throughout the vacation season!

Substances for 1 serving:

  • Ice
  • 2 ouncesmelon flavored vodka (Le Melon by Gray Goose or comparable)
  • 1 cucumber, peeled, seeded, and sliced
  • Four to five ounceslow calorie lemon lime Soda (Weight-reduction plan Sprite or comparable)


  1. Peel a cucumber, lower it in half lengthwise and scoop out the seeds.
  2. Then slice it into 1/2-inch-thick items and place about 10 slices within the shaker.
  3. Press the muddler gently towards the cucumbers to launch their taste, taking care to not pulverize the cucumber.  If you happen to shouldn’t have a muddler, you need to use the again of a picket spoon.
  4. Subsequent, add in 2 ounces of melon flavored vodka, resembling Le Melon by Gray Goose or much like the shaker.
  5. Shake gently to mix the muddled cucumber and vodka.
  6. Add a number of ice cubes to a tall glass. Pressure the ready vodka-cucumber combination into the glass.
  7. Add in a number of items of freshly sliced cucumber. High off with soda and revel in!

Vodka Cranberry Orange Juice


This handcrafted Vodka Cranberry Orange Juice drink is an satisfying twist on a traditional cocktail! It’s the proper grownup beverage to get pleasure from at a vacation brunch. The drink is simple to make with simply Four easy elements together with the home made cranberry ice cubes.

Substances for one serving of cocktail and one tray of ice cubes:

  • 11/2 cups cranberry juice
  • half cup orange juice
  • 2 ouncesvodka
  • Three-Four ouncesorange juice
  • Orange slices and recent cranberries for garnish


  1. In a pan or mixing bowl, mix 1 half cups of the cranberry juice and half cup of orange juice.
  2. Combine effectively after which pour into ice dice trays and place within the freezer till frozen. (6 hours or in a single day)
  3. As soon as the orange cranberry ice cubes are frozen, proceed to make the cocktail.
  4. Add Four to five ice cubes to your favourite cocktail glass.
  5. Add vodka and orange juice.
  6. Garnish with orange slices and recent cranberries if desired.

Vacation Berry and Gin Spritzer


A scrumptious mix of muddled berries, gin, rose′ wine and lemon seltzer water, served over ice creates a stupendous, gentle beverage excellent for any festive event.

Substances for one serving:

  •  5 blueberries
  • 1 strawberry
  • Ice
  • 2 ouncesgin
  • 2 ouncesRosé wine (You need to use Fitvine Wine Rosé for a decrease sugar/decrease calorie possibility)
  • 2 ounceslemon Flavored Glowing Water


  1. Add recent strawberry and blueberries to cocktail shaker and muddle the berries
  2. Add gin and Rose wine
  3. Fill the cocktail shaker with ice and gently shake.
  4. Place a number of ice cubes in a glass and pressure the drink from shaker into the glass.
  5. High with lemon glowing water and stir.
  6. Garnish with recent strawberry and add a number of further blueberries to glass, if desired.

Be sure you maintain the elements for these gentle cocktail recipes available this vacation season.  These guilt-free drinks are straightforward to make, style scrumptious, and you’ll increase a glass to your well being! 


The Content material is just not supposed to be an alternative choice to skilled medical recommendation, analysis, or remedy. All the time search the recommendation of your doctor or different certified well being supplier with any questions you will have concerning a medical situation.

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