White Wine Sangria Recipe with Fresh Herbs

If you are looking for a sweet, summer cocktail, try this white wine sangria recipe with fresh herbs.  Using white wine makes homemade sangria a little lighter and fruitier, which is perfect for hot summer days.    Fruity Sangria Is Perfect for Summer! Nothing quite says summer like fresh fruit and herbs.  Here in Georgia, the weather is HOT  and I spent the weekend gardening, weeding, and cleaning the patio.  Needless to say, today I am definitely feeling a bit sore and am just going to relax!  White … [Read more...]

Cut Calories in Drinks This Summer with These Healthy Tips

From summer cocktails to post workout re-hydration drinks, when you are counting calories, don't forget the ones you drink! Want to cut calories in drinks without saying no to anything but water?  Here are a few healthy tips to help you rethink your drink! Can you gain weight from liquid calories? YES! Summertime means block parties, barbecues, and a few too many opportunities for cocktails garnished with tiny umbrellas. Drinking all those extra calories may increase the number you see on the scale. Calories are calories.  … [Read more...]

Refreshing Grapefruit Cocktail Recipe

This refreshing grapefruit cocktail recipe has been sponsored by Pinnacle® Vodka, but all opinions expressed here are my own. When you think of seasonal fall flavors, what really jumps out at you?  Pumpkin, obviously. Everywhere you look, you can find pumpkin-flavored foods.  Apples, cinnamon, and eggnog are also flavors popular during the cool months of autumn. But did you know that citrus fruits such as grapefruit reach their peak of availability during the holiday season? Yes, that giant of the citrus family is at its peak during the cold … [Read more...]

Homemade Eggnog Latte Cocktail Recipe

If you are looking for a winter cocktail recipe, this Homemade Eggnog Latte Cocktail Recipe will keep you warm on a chilly night! Make this homemade latte with eggnog instead of milk and add a shot of your favorite whisky if you want. This is one eggnog recipe you won't be sharing with the kids! Coffee OR Cocktail?  How about BOTH! Have you ever pushed away from the table after a special meal and been offered an after dinner drink?  Sometimes your hostess asks if you would like a coffee when you are finished eating. … [Read more...]

White Chocolate Peppermint Christmas Cocktail Recipe

 The delicious taste of white chocolate combines beautifully with the icy and refreshing flavor of peppermint in this holiday cocktail. This White Chocolate Peppermint Christmas Cocktail Recipe is the perfect seasonal cocktail this month! White chocolate and peppermint to the rescue! There are certain things I really love about this time of year.  The crispness of the air, the smell of a fresh pine tree, baking Christmas cookies and socializing with friends are all wonderful things to enjoy in December.  But, sitting down … [Read more...]

Strawberry Rhubarb Summer Cocktail Recipe

This easy summer cocktail recipe has been sponsored by Prairie Organic Spirits but all opinions expressed here are my own. If you are looking for summer cocktails,  you need to think about what flavors are in season before you start looking for recipes.  In my mind, winter cocktails are heavier and often cream based.  When I think about simple summer cocktails I usually think light, refreshing, and often fizzy!  A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a post all about how to infuse vodka with different flavors.  I decided to … [Read more...]

Agave Margarita Recipe with 3 Simple Ingredients

This easy margarita recipe get its sweetness from agave syrup. Choose your favorite tequila for the base.  For this simple 3 ingredient Agave Margarita Recipe, there are no mixers required.  Just tequila, lime, and agave nectar syrup.  Add salt if desired.    Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a Blue Agave Margarita! We are slowly leaving April behind us and May will be here before you know it!  With May comes Cinco de Mayo and I am a HUGE fan of Mexican foods and absolutely LOVE a good … [Read more...]