• Low Calorie Grapefruit Margarita

    Low Calorie Grapefruit Margarita

    Here’s a low calorie version of Rachel Rae’s Grapefruit Margarita that comes from cookinlean.com. With a blend of fresh orange and low-cal grapefruit juice this frozen loses the calories but not the flavor. Delish! Ingredients 2 … Read More »

  • SKINNY Gladiator

    SKINNY Gladiator

    It seems a total oxymoron to call a gladiator skinny, but we are referring to a low calorie cocktail and not some muscle-bound hunk who slew lions with his bare hands. The original Gladiator mixed drink is actually … Read More »

  • Flirtini

    Flirtini

    For all you Sex and the City fans, the Flirtini, made popular at the end of season three. Here’s the Flirtini video. Ingredients 1 1/2 oz vodka 1 1/2 oz pineapple juice Champagne Cherry Instructions Chill the vodka and … Read More »

  • Tea Rose Cocktail

    Tea Rose Cocktail

    Inspired by my friend and talented artist, Beth Moody, who paints beautiful roses (amongst other things) and grows equally lovely roses in the garden of her historic Georgia home. See Beth’s work at http://duluthartgallery.com/ or http://bethmoody.com. Watch … Read More »

  • Praying Mantis

    Praying Mantis

    The praying mantis is so named because its front legs are angled to give it the appearance of being in prayer. It might better be named preying mantis, however, as it’s a formidable predator and the females are … Read More »

 
 
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    • Low Calorie Grapefruit Margarita Low Calorie Grapefruit Margarita

      Low Calorie Grapefruit Margarita Here’s a low calorie version of Rachel Rae’s Grapefruit Margarita that comes from cookinlean.com. With a blend of fresh orange and low-cal grapefruit juice this frozen loses the calories but not the flavor. Delish! Ingredients 2 … Read More »

  • Skinny Drinks

    • Weight Watcher’s Mango Bellini Weight Watcher's Mango Bellini

      Weight Watcher’s Mango Bellini From Weight Watcher’s comes the Mango Bellini – a variation of the original peach Bellini, with no more than about 100 calories. How easy is that to swallow? Ingredients 4 oz prosecco 2 tbsp mango juice … Read More »

  • Pirate Potions

    • Walk the Plank walk the plank cocktail

      Walk the Plank Avast me hearties. This ‘ere grog be for those bilge rats wot broke the pirate code. Ye’ll need it afore ye walk the plank. Aaar! (Watch the video) Note: In 1887 an article by Howard Pyle, “Buccaneers … Read More »

  • Articles

    • So Just Who Was Tom Collins? Tom Collins

      The simple answer: he never existed. The Great Tom Collins hoax of 1874 had nineteenth-century jokesters telling friends that “Tom Collins” had been talking about them. When the friends denied knowing anyone of that name, the wiseguys would make up … Read More »

  • Mixnsip’s Creations

    • Plummy LicoriX Plummy LicoriX Cocktail

      Plummy LicoriX Plum wine and licorice in a cocktail with a generous pour of light and bubbly citrus iX MiXer. The folk at iX say their mix will help prevent hangovers. This cocktail is so yummy, you might just be … Read More »

  • Favorites

    • Peach Old Fashioned Peach Old Fashioned cocktail

      Peach Old Fashioned You may think you’re not a bourbon lover but this cocktail will change your mind. A creation from the Ritz-Carlton on Amelia Island this has just the right balance of sweet, tart and sultry. I had to … Read More »