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New Year’s Eve, the big year-end finale, where we gather with friends and family to celebrate and watch the ball drop. Among the noise makers, silly hats, snacks, etc., there’s usually some drinks to be had. Unfortunately, many of these festive concoctions are high in calories. So, we want share some healthier cocktail recipes to help you ring in the new year right.

Low-Calorie New Year’s Eve Cocktails

Pomegranate Champagne Martini

Total Time: 5 Minutes

Yields: 2 Glasses

Recipe courtesy of the healthy maven

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup pomegranate juice
  • 3 ounces of gluten-free vodka (2 single shots or 1 double shot)
  • 2 T honey
  • 1 bottle of champagne (sparking wine or prosecco work too) – will only use enough to fill up half of each flute.
  • 2 tsp fresh pomegranate seeds

Directions:

  1. Combine pomegranate juice, vodka and honey
  2. Divide equally between two champagne flutes (should fill halfway up) and add 1 tsp of pomegranate seeds to each glass.
  3. Top each glass with champagne and serve immediately.

 

Pink Lemon Ball Drop

Recipe courtesy of the daily meal

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 parts vodka, such as Skinnygirl® Bare Naked Vodka
  • 1/2 part triple sec, such as DeKuyper® Triple Sec
  • 1/2 part fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 part simple syrup
  • 2-4 fresh or frozen raspberries
  • Lemon wheel for garnish

Directions:

  1. Muddle raspberries in a cocktail shaker. Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled martini glass.
  2. Garnish with a lemon wheel on the rim.

 

Rosemary Gin Fizz

Total Time: 5 Minutes

Yields: 1

Recipe courtesy of cookie and kate

Ingredients:

  • 3 one-inch sprigs of fresh rosemary
  • 1 small lemon, juiced
  • ½ teaspoon honey
  • 1 ½ ounces gin
  • 3 ounces club soda

Directions:

  1. In a small drinking glass, muddle the fresh rosemary, lemon juice and honey.
  2. Fill the glass with ice, then pour in the gin and top with club soda.
  3. Give it a little swirl with a spoon. That’s it!

 

Apple Spiced Mimosas

Total Time: 10 Minutes

Yields: 4 Champagne Flutes

Recipe courtesy of get healthy u

Ingredients:

  • 1 bottle of champagne (you won’t use the whole bottle)
  • 1 1/4 cups no-sugar-added apple juice
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • pinch of ground nutmeg (optional)

For sugar rim:

  • 1 1/4 tsp coconut palm sugar
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

Directions:

  1. In a large bowl combine apple juice, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  2. On a small plate combine sugar rim ingredients.
  3. Dip edge of each champagne flutes lightly into apple juice.
  4. Roll in a circular motion around edge of flutes.
  5. Divide apple juice mixture evenly amongst flutes (about 1/2 flute each) and top with champagne.
  6. Serve immediately.

 

Holiday Moscow Mule

Total Time: 5 Minutes

Yields: 1 Cocktail

Recipe courtesy of  get healthy u

Ingredients:

  • 1 shot of vodka
  • 1/2 can of Ginger beer
  • 1 shot of cranberry juice
  • 4 fresh mint leaves and 1 slice of fresh ginger peeled and muddled
  • Copper Moscow mule cup
  • Ice

Optional Garnishes

  • Lime wedge
  • Orange peel curl
  • Cinnamon stick
  • Sugar dusted cranberries

Directions:

  1. Muddle the fresh mint and ginger or chop very fine.
  2. Add ice to your copper mug.
  3. Pour in the vodka, ginger beer, and cranberry juice.
  4. Add in garnishes
  5. To make the sugar dusted cranberries rinse cranberries with water and just sprinkle with sugar.

 

TNT wishes everyone a Happy, Healthy and Prosperous New Year!

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