Skinnygirl Cocktails: 100 Fun & Flirty Guilt-Free Recipes
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From four-time New York Times bestselling author, master fixologist, and “Cocktail Queen,” Bethenny Frankel, comes the ultimate drink guide for every Skinnygirl’s shelf!
Hosting a holiday party or planning a girls’ night and don’t know what to serve? The leading lady in effortless entertaining, Bethenny Frankel, best known for her delicious, health-conscious recipes and Skinnygirl cocktail line, presents her first cocktails book, Skinnygirl Cocktails. This is the entertaining guide every Skinnygirl has been waiting for! Filled with beautiful, full-color photographs and easy-to-follow recipes, Skinnygirl Cocktails has everything you need to throw a fabulous party, including delectable appetizer recipes, party planning tips, and gorgeous guilt-free cocktails (all under 150 calories)! No matter the event, be it a festive brunch, book club meeting, or backyard BBQ, Skinnygirl Cocktails has the drinks you are looking for—from Ravishing Red Sangria to Cotton Candy Cosmo.
With 100 fabulous cocktail recipes for any occasion, Skinnygirl Cocktails is the last word in effortless entertaining. What are you waiting for? Mix up a batch of Bethenny signature cocktails and start leading a fabulous Skinnygirl life!
orange half-wheel on the rim and a cherry dropped in. the bathing beauty *under 150 calories This is a sweeter twist on the Sea Breeze, a classic poolside cocktail that’s normally made with cranberry and grapefruit juice. If pineapple is not your thing, you can substitute almost any other kind of fruit juice that appeals to you. 11/2 ounces vodka 3 ounces pineapple juice Large splash of low-calorie cranberry juice Pineapple wedge, for garnish Combine the vodka and juices over ice in a
Fresh herbs like mint, basil, thyme, sage, cilantro, and rosemary are popping up on cocktail menus everywhere. You can use them to infuse alcohol, but for a stronger punch add them right into the drink. Use these delicious recipes as your guide and experiment to find your favorite flavors. No matter how you incorporate the herbs, always save a few sprigs to use as an eye-catching garnish. strawberry basil burst *under 150 calories Basil goes particularly well with berries and adds an extra
basil leaves, torn into pieces 11/4 ounces white (clear) tequila (100% agave) 1/2 ounce triple sec or other orange or citrus liqueur 2 ounces lemon Sour Mix Juice of 1/2 lime Watermelon spear, for garnish Muddle the watermelon cubes and basil leaves in the bottom of a cocktail shaker. Add the tequila, triple sec, sour mix, and lime juice and shake with ice until well chilled. Double-strain (using both the cocktail strainer and a small sieve) over fresh ice in a margarita or pint glass.
you’re using on the rim of the glass. Dip the top of your glass in the water or juice first, then dip it in the sugar (or whatever coating you’re using) until the rim is well coated. Pour in the drink, and you’ve got yourself a classy-looking cocktail. Liquor and Embellishments You definitely don’t need to have every liquor option ever on your bar cart. Start with a few basics and then add special liqueurs and mixers as you discover them. • One or two bottles of your favorite clear liquor. I,
end up with the right mix of sweet and sparkle. FUN & FLIRTY MARTINIS You can never go wrong with a martini. It’s the quintessential cocktail, and every Skinnygirl should know how to make one. Traditional vodka and gin martinis are naturally low in calories. (Just beware of getting too down and dirty with the olive juice, since it’s loaded with sodium and causes bloating.) Other versions of the martini can be surprisingly high in sugar, but they don’t have to be. These sexy twists on the