Healthy Buzz: Clean Holiday Cocktail Recipes
December 17, 2015
Healthy Buzz: Clean Holiday Cocktail Recipes
By Amina AlTai

The holidays are synonymous with overindulgence and have a knack for testing the willpower of even the fiercest wellness warriors. So many of us save our willpower for the dessert table and we forget about the calories and sugar we can accumulate from a few “harmless” drinks. At an average of 200+ calories a pop, and 25+ grams of sugar, they are certainly not the world’s healthiest food. To help you “tie one on” in the best way possible, we’ve put together some healthier versions of your old holiday standbys. VEGNOG (HEALTHY VEGAN EGGNOG) If you want a holiday mocktail or a version of eggnog even the kiddies can drink, this is a great option. If you want to spike Read More

Summer Sips: Healthy Summer Cocktails
June 24, 2015
Summer Sips: Healthy Summer Cocktails
By Amina AlTai

Summer is finally here! At last, we get to show off those toned gams and bulging biceps we’ve been working so hard on all winter. With the summer season also comes summer soirees filled with calorific dips, desserts and drinks. If you want to keep looking fit and fierce, but still enjoy your adult beverages, try these healthier summers sips we’ve put together just for you. They’ll definitely get you buzzed but keep you looking buff. What more could you ask for from a cocktail? The Pro-jito This one is a favorite of mine and is a healthy take on the mojito. It tastes just like the real thing, but has significantly less sugar and calories plus it’s filled with Read More

Holiday Lites – Healthier Versions of Holiday Cocktails
November 27, 2012
Holiday Lites – Healthier Versions of Holiday Cocktails

You’re planning on being a good boy or girl this holiday season. Except for a few naughty sweets, you’re going to stay on Santa’s Nice List. But you can walk by the pies, the candy canes, the chocolates and still get in big trouble. It’s those drinks. Egg Nog. Hot Toddies. Gingerbread Peppermint Stick Cider Martinis. Each one packs the calories of a protein bar or two, without the protein. But fret not. Shape Magazine has concocted as many low-cal holiday cocktails are there are lords a-leaping, from a skinny nog to a cranberry martini to a candy cane fizz-tini, whatever that is. So this holiday season you can wear a nose like a cherry without your belly shaking like Read More