Keep Your Resolution With A Skinny Cocktail

This year, many of us have made resolutions to eat cleaner and reduce our sugar intake. This resolve is tested at Happy Hour so we came up with two lightened-up cocktails that offer the same satisfaction as traditional favorites, but without the excessive calories. Using fresh squeezed citrus juice adds a burst of flavor and sweetness without the use of refined sugar.

Makes 1 cocktail
175 calories

  • 1.5 oz Ketel One Oranje
  • 1 oz club soda
  • 1 oz cranberry juice
  • Juice of 1/4 lime
  • Lime wedge for garnish

Combine ingredients in a shaker or tall glass with 4-6 ice cubes. Stir, then strain into a martini glass. Garnish with a lime wedge.

Makes 1 cocktail
210 calories

  • 1.5 oz El Jimador Tequila
  • 1 oz Grand Marnier
  • Juice of 1/2 lime
  • Lime wedge for garnish

Pour ingredients into a martini glass filled with ice. Let the ice melt for 5 minutes to blend the flavors together. Stir then garnish with a lime wedge.