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Healthier holiday cocktails – part two

Ready for your next round of healthier holiday cocktails? So are we! This installment features drinks that feature long-stemmed glasses, instead of warm mugs.

Remember, moderation is key, so drink up and enjoy!

Apple cider sangria
via StyleWithinReach.net
1 large bottle of Pinot Grigio
2 cups fresh apple cider
1/2 cup brandy
1 tablespoon sugar
1/2 apple, sliced
Apple slices, cranberries + fresh thyme to garnish
1 liter club soda

The skinny - 104 calories, 0.1 grams fat, 10.4 grams carbohydrates, 9.5 grams sugar, 0 grams protein

Honey sage fizz
via ThreadSence.com
3 ounces gin
1 ounce honey sage syrup, depending on your desired level of sweetness (recipe below)
1/2 ounce fresh lime juice
5 ounces club soda
fresh sage leaves for garnish

Honey sage syrup …
1/2 cup honey
1/2 cup water
5 to 6 fresh sage leaves

The skinny – 270 calories, 0 grams fat, 13 grams carbohydrates, 12 grams sugar, 0.1 grams protein

Aperol champagne cocktail
via Chezus.com
1 ounce aperol
champagne

The skinny – 84 calories, 0 grams fat, 0 grams cholesterol, 0 grams sugar, 0 grams protein

Candy cane martini
via Shape.com
1 part Skinnygirl™ Bare Naked Vodka
1 part Peppermint Schnapps
1 part fat-free sweetened condensed milk
1 mini candy cane for garnish

The skinny (depending on how much of the candy cane you eat) – 257 calories, 2 grams of fat, 23 grams carbohydrates, 21 grams sugar, 2 grams protein

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