Healthy Cocktails To Get Your Summer Started (Recipes)
A healthy diet? No alcohol? It’s that kind of thinking that’s ruining this country. A bit of humor for you! Tis’ the season for day parties, cookouts, and drinks, drinks, drinks! Summer is quickly approaching and While alcoholic beverages can be a sneaky source of sugar and calories; there are many healthy alternatives and tips you can use to have a guilt-free drinking experience this Summer. These simple tips will change the way you think about cocktails.
Tip One: Stay Hydrated: Alcohol is dehydrating so be sure to drink a glass of water in between drinks to keep yourself hydrated. There is nothing worse than having cotton mouth in the middle of the night after a night of drinking. Constant urination can also lead to dehydration
Tip Two: Fresh Fruit: Did you know that sugar can increase the risk of hangovers? Try adding fresh squeezed citrus fruits to cocktails as an alternative to processed juices, pre-made mixers, and sodas which are filled with sugar. Instead try freshly squeezed citrus like lemon, lime, orange, and grapefruit. Try adding muddled berries and any of your favorite fruit to drinks to get a healthier version of your favorite cocktail.
Tip Three: Cold Pressed Juice
There is nothing like having a cocktail that is both delicious and nutritious. Try using your favorite cold pressed juice as a chaser instead of store-bought juice. While fruits have natural sugar, you can