Skinny Holiday Cocktails

The holidays are a time for plenty of festive cheer, and with that comes a ton of eating and drinking at all of the fun holiday parties throughout the season. This year, don’t feel so guilty celebrating the holidays with all the festive drinks that they have to offer because we’ve got our own list of cocktail recipes that won’t upset your diet. These holiday drinks capture the essence of the season without loading up on calories. Take a look for yourself and see which one strikes your holiday interest.

Apple Cider Sangria

The holidays are a time for plenty of festive cheer, and with that comes a ton of eating and drinking at all of the fun holiday parties throughout the season. This year, don’t feel so guilty celebrating the holidays with all the festive drinks that they have to offer because we’ve got our own list of cocktail recipes that won’t upset your diet. These holiday drinks capture the essence of the season without loading up on calories. Take a look for yourself and see which one strikes your holiday interest.

Apple Cider Sangria

All it takes is five minutes to prep and you will have a delicious apple cider sangria soaking up the wonderful flavors inside. With chopped apples and oranges combined with pomegranate seeds, you are soaking in loads of fruity flavor with all the healthy vitamins that come along with each fruit. The added flavoring of honey, cinnamon, and cider make it that much more enticing and captures the flavors of the holiday season. Let it sit and soak up the fruits before serving. Get the recipe at Lexi’s Clean Kitchen.

Cranberry CocktailI

Made with cranberry juice, orange juice, sparkling water, and a splash of vodka, this cocktail will hit the spot. Simply top it off with some frozen cranberries and orange or tangerine slices to get a little extra flavoring and for better esthetic. Get the recipe at Hungry Hobby.

Pomegranate Moscow MuleI

This Moscow Mule with a touch of cranberry makes for the perfect holiday cocktail to serve this season. Make it as a single drink or make a whole pitcher for the party. All it takes is freshly squeezed lime juice, vodka, ginger beer, and a touch of pomegranate juice.Get the recipe at As Easy As Apple Pie.

Christmas Ale Sangria

This drink is a sangria recipe with a big twist. Fruit is combined with Christmas ale, apple cider, vodka, and some orange bitters to give you a world of holiday flavoring from cinnamon and ginger to honey. Top it off with some sparkling water to make it lighter. Get the recipe at Half Baked Harvest.

Mulled Wine

The second best part about this recipe (the first being its delicious taste) is that it is so easy to make because you can just have it sit in the slow cooker! Made with red wine, whole cloves, an orange, cinnamon sticks, honey, and more, each sip is warm and cozy!  Get the recipe at Gimme Some Oven.

Cranberry Limoncello Spritzer

This quick and easy Italian cocktail recipe is light, refreshing, and the perfect combo for the holidays. With only four ingredients including limoncello, white cranberry juice, sparkling water, and cranberries, you can guarantee each sip is as good as the next. Get the recipe at Snappy Gourmet.

Holiday Cheermeister Bourbon Punch

This colorful, wintery citrus punch is loaded with flavor and holiday cheer. With its very own Christmas-themed ice cubes made with fresh cranberries, blood orange slices, and fresh rosemary, you really can’t go wrong with this one! Get the recipe at Half Baked Harvest.

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