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These Cocktails Will Help You Cut Calories This Thanksgiving

There are few things more caloric than cocktails. The more delicious and fruity the drink is, the more sugar it has and the worse it is for your weight. These sugary drinks give terrible hangovers and are also super easy to drink, making you get drunk much faster than with other types of (boring) alcohol.

Luckily, the world is obsessed with being fit and healthy right now, which means that talented bartenders from all over the world are coming up with delicious drinks that are low on calories, and that you can consume without feeling guilty afterwards. These drinks use liquors such as Vermouth and Lillet which have lower calories than other options and that won’t sneak up on you and leave you vomiting in the corner of the bar. The following drinks have manageable levels of alcohol, low calories, and are super delicious, check them out:

Aperol Spritz

This recipe is from Aperol.comclaiming to be the original Italian recipe of the famous aperitif. With a fruity and aromatic flavor, this low strength cocktail is bound to become a favorite at work dinners and places where you want to look like a person who has their shit together.

Ingredients:

  • 3 Parts of Prosecco
  • 2 Parts of Aperol
  • 1 Splash of Soda

Prep:

Add ice into a glass and pour the Prosecco, the Aperol and the splash of Soda. Top the drink with a slice of orange that’ll bring out the fruitiness of the drink.

Bacio Di Rosa


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This recipe is from Popugar.com and it’s perfect for a hot and summery day or for a classy drink during the daytime.

Ingredients:

  • “>1 1/2 ounces Cocchi Americano Rosa
  • 1/2 ounce thyme-lemon syrupn>
  • >3 ounces soda water

Prep:

First, you have to make the thyme-lemon syrup by bringing three cups of water to a boil and adding the zest of 1 lemon. Add thyme and take the water off the heat, letting it rest for 10 minutes. Add 3 cups of sugar and stir.

After the cooking part is done, add the Cocchi Americano Ropan>sa and the thyme-lemon syrup onto a glass, then top with ice and soda. For garnishing, you can add a lemon peel.

Vodka Soda


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This cool and refreshing recipe is from Liquor.comand it has a strong level of alcohol with very few calories, making it a great drink of choice.

Ingredients:

  • “>/span>;” data-mce-style=”font-weight: 400;”>2 oz. of Vodka
  • -mce-style=”font-weight: 40pan>0;”>1 Squeeze of lemon
  • Soda to top >

Prep:

>In a tall glass, add the vodka, fill with ice and top with Soda. Add a squeeze of lemon and garnish with a lemon peel.

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