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‘Tis the season for family, friends, cocktails, treats and lots of good cheer. I collected some of my favorite healthier cocktails from my food blogger friends, just in time for the holidays!
I hate to be a downer, but did you know that some of these pretty, fun cocktails can have HUNDREDS of calories in them? Couple that with ALLLLLL the cookies and treats we are eating these days and that’s way too many calories.
I figured we could all use some healthier options for the holidays, right? It’s all about moderation and balance (are you guys sick of hearing me say that???) and I would never tell you NOT to have the cocktail, so let’s just lighten up the ones we love, ok?
And just so we’re clear, balance + moderation = healthier holiday cocktails (and lots of water).
Let’s not forget that these babies are only lightened up, so drink a couple and those calories add up too!
Ok, I don’t know about you but I am getting thirsty!
Since I am a wine lover, I just had to start with this one…
Slow Cooker Mulled Wine from Lauren Kelly Nutrition
Coconut Bourbon Coffee Nog from Running to the Kitchen
Gingerbread Martinis from All Day I Dream About Food
Cranberry Mojito from Lauren Kelly Nutrition
Cranberry Kombucha Mocktail from The Real Food Dieticians
Cranberry Prosecco Cocktail from Cookin Canuck
Pomegranate Ginger Smash from Lively Table
Spiked Apple Cider from Lauren Kelly Nutrition
Vanilla Cranberry Mimosa from Honey and Birch
Pomegranate Party Bunch from Lemon Tree Dwelling
Spiced Pineapple Rum Hot Toddy from Cotter Crunch
Berry Wine Spritzer from Lauren Kelly Nutrition
Cranberry Orange Moscow Mule from What the Fork
Healthy Champagne Cocktails from Food Faith Fitness
Grapefruit Champagne Cocktail from Healthy Seasonal Recipes
Jalapeno Moscow Mule from The Lemon Bowl
There are so many gorgeous cocktails to choose from! Please remember to drink responsibly and please don’t drink and drive. I hope you all have happy, healthy and safe holidays! CHEERS!