Pomegranate Martini Recipe

We’ve all seen the commercials discussing the health benefits of pomegranate juice, but have you ever listened or done more research? The truth is pomegranate juice has enough health benefits to make it the perfect ingredient in a cocktail. Let’s take a closer look and then enjoy a wonderful Pomegranate Martini recipe.

First of all, pomegranate juice contains antioxidants, which means that the drink is heart healthy. That’s not all though. The juice is also great for men’s health, acting as protection against prostate cancer and erectile dysfunction. The juice has even been known to help the elasticity of skin, slowing down the aging process. It even works as an anti-inflammatory and has the ability to control diabetes. Now, let’s get to the good part – the martini recipe.

Holiday Rum Punch Recipe

The holidays are in full swing and people are busy shopping, entertaining, shopping, sitting in mall traffic, shopping and well, shopping. All that shopping can really wear you down. One way to relax at your next holiday party is to serve a delicious punch. This isn’t a time for kid friendly punch, either. You need something that’s full of flavor and has a good alcohol kick. While there are many recipes to choose from, you can’t go wrong with the classics. Rum punch has been served at holiday parties for decades and with good reason. The fruity combination of flavors with the mellow after burn of rum is something that can’t be beat. Fair warning, though. This one isn’t really for those of you who are counting alcohol calories on a regular basis. You might want to have this one on your cheat day!

Holiday Rum Punch

Cream of coconut adds a decadent flavor to this fruity rum spiked punch. Your guests will love the flavor and you’ll love how easy it is to prepare.

Healthy Holiday Vodka Punch Recipe

The holidays can be a stressful time, especially for those throwing a holiday party. You have to plan the entertainment, create a delicious menu and of course come up with a killer drink to keep everyone happy and mellow. Of course, some people are trying to watch their waistlines and that means that many drinks may be a bit over-the-top. Thankfully, you can please both the dieters and those that aren’t watching their vodka calories with a delicious vodka punch.

Holiday Vodka Punch

What would a holiday buffet table be without a big bowl of punch to calm the nerves of stressed out guests? We all know that vodka punch can be pretty high in calories. Thankfully, there are simple substitutions you can make to make the punch a bit healthier. Best of all, you can even keep the punch cold without diluting the flavor thanks to the addition of a tasty ice ring.

The Holiday Hot Toddy

Christmas is a time for indulging, right? I mean, who doesn’t indulge for Christmas (and, indulge in everything). When Christmas season comes around, I give myself license to do all of those things that are usually unthinkable during the rest of the year: skipping the gym for an entire week (or three), grabbing a homemade iced sugar cookie every time I walk past the kitchen (and my kitchen is in the center of my house), treating myself to an after-dinner aperitif (along with desert, and in addition to the pre-dinner aperitif I had) . . . you get the picture. Basically, I look forward to the Christmas season all year long, and that’s because I love enjoying holiday creations.

Hot Chocolate Peppermint Cocktails

“Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but the fire is so delightful and since we’ve got no place to go, lets have a cocktail.” Okay, so that’s not how the song goes, but what warms the spirit better than – well – spirits? Seriously, the holiday season can be stressful and it’s nice to kick back with a warm cocktail and a few friends. Of course, that doesn’t mean your cocktail has to be loaded with fat and calories, nor should you have to spend the holidays worrying about the number of alcohol calories you’re consuming. Best of all, your holiday cocktails don’t have to be any less decadent to be healthier than the ones everyone else will be drinking. These hot chocolate peppermint cocktails will warm your body, while providing a delicious shot of chocolate. Both of which can help you better enjoy the holiday season.

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.