How to Make Your Thanksgiving Cocktails Healthier

As if Thanksgiving wasn’t fatty and hearty enough, you might feel the need to throw in some red wine or a boozy cocktail just to make it through hanging out with your entire extend family. Everyone does that, right? If you’re trying to make it through the holidays without expanding your waistline, though, you’ll need some Thanksgiving cocktails that won’t turn you into Mr. or Mrs. Claus by Christmas. So what are some ways you can make your libations of choice just a little bit healthier?

Drink Your Dessert Instead of Eating It

Pumpkin pie is always delicious, but what if you had an apple pie cocktail instead? This awesome cocktail has very little sugar, especially if you use 100% all-natural apple juice, making it the perfect warm drink to cozy up to while someone else does the dishes. Another healthy perk? Cinnamon has the highest antioxidant capacity of any spice, so feel free to swirl your warm cocktail with that cinnamon stick. Here’s how to make it:

Thanksgiving Cocktails: Pumpkin Pie Martini

The Thanksgiving holiday is fast approaching and that means you’ll soon be busy stuffing, basting, baking, and entertaining your holiday guests. If you’re entertaining an adult crowd, you’re going to want to find some extra special cocktail recipes to go with your appetizers. This pumpkin pie martini is a perfect fall classic and will have your guests raving.