Drinks

Even More Skinny Cocktails

April 8, 2013

Even More Skinny Cocktails There is a huge demand for “Skinny Cocktails,” but it’s not easy coming up with reduced-calorie cocktails.  There are several lighter-calorie alcohol brands that have come onto the market in the past few years.  Skinnygirl Vodka and Voli Light Vodka are two low-cal vodka brands that...

More Skinny Cocktails

April 7, 2013

More Skinny Cocktails While one cannot consider these “health drinks” these cocktails are less guilty alternatives to the cocktails that are heavy on calories. Stay on weight goal track with my Skinny Cocktails.  You can have your “cake and eat it too!” Vodka & Citrus Cocktail INGREDIENTS 2 Ounces Thyme...

Skinny Cocktails

April 6, 2013

Skinny Cocktails Spring seems to be poking its head out and the weekend is here so why not sit outside this weekend and enjoy an evening cocktail.  The problem is that mixed drinks have a lot of calories so here is a cocktail with just a fraction of the calories...

Bourbon Blizzard

December 31, 2012

Bourbon Blizzard Let’s be honest, New Year’s Eve is the drinking holiday for many party goers around the world. Whiskey isn’t just a man’s drink anymore and with the comeback of traditional cocktails you just may want to try your hand at the Bourbon Blizzard.  Remember to drink responsibly.  INGREDIENTS...

Christmas Punch

December 6, 2012

Christmas Punch Everyone needs a good Christmas Punch to serve to guests. INGREDIENTS 8 Cups Cranberry Juice 2 Cups Orange Juice 3 Cups Ginger Ale Ice Cubes In a pitcher combine the cranberry and orange juices.  Just before serving stir in the ginger ale.  Serve over ice.  Feel free to...

Eyeball Punch

October 23, 2012

Eyeball Punch Halloween is fast approaching and if you’re having a party and in need of a creepy drink then look no further.  INGREDIENTS 8 Cups Grape Juice 3 Cinnamon Whole Sticks 1 Tablespoon Whole Cloves 1 Tablespoon Whole Allspice 3 Slices of Fresh Ginger 3 Cups Peeled Green Grapes 3...

Classic Martini

August 2, 2012

Classic Martini Here’s an idea, why not have a martini party? INGREDIENTS 2 Ounces Gin 1/2 Ounce Dry Vermouth 3 Green Olives Lemon Peel Thread 3 green olives on a cocktail pick and set aside.  In a cocktail shaker combine the gin and vermouth.  Add ice cubes.  Cover and shake until...

Cosmopolitan

July 31, 2012

Cosmopolitan Ever wondered how to make a Cosmopolitan?  Perfect for backyard barbeques, holiday or dinner parties.  INGREDIENTS 2 Ounces Vodka 1 Ounce Orange Liqueur 1 Ounce Cranberry Juice 1/2 Ounce Lime Juice Lime Slice For Garnish In a cocktail shaker combine the vodka, orange liqueur, cranberry juice and lime juice.  Add...

Victoria’s Iced Coffee

July 18, 2012

Victoria's Iced Coffee It’s going to be another scorching hot day today. Forget going to an overpriced coffee place and cool off by making yourself a tall glass of iced coffee. INGREDIENTS 8 Ounces Brewed Coffee 4 Coffee Ice Cubes (Optional) Milk Sugar To make iced coffee it is a...

Strawberry Milkshakes

July 5, 2012

Strawberry Milkshakes It’s hot out and time for a good old fashioned Strawberry Milkshake!    INGREDIENTS 1/2 Pound Fresh Strawberries 3 Tablespoons Sugar 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract 1 Pint Good Quality Vanilla Ice Cream 1/2 Cup Milk   Hull and slice the strawberries.  Place the sliced strawberries in a medium size mixing...

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