Bottoms Up!: Clean and Classy Cocktails

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The weekend is almost here and who isn’t ready to sip on a few cocktails? There are many ways to drink and not load up on all the junk that fills many alcoholic beverages like excess sugar or pre-made mixers. By using fresh and simple ingredients, you can create a fun and clean cocktail. Here are some clean cocktail recipes ranging from Mimosas to Jalapeno Grapefruit Margaritas to Old Fashions.

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Let the Recipes Begin!

Champagne and Sparkling Wine/ Wine Cocktails

1. Pear and Thyme Fizz

http://camillestyles.com/drinks/bottoms-up-pear-thyme-fizz/

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2. The Festive French 75

http://withfoodandlove.com/diy/honey-infused-earl-grey-tea-concentrate-french-75/

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3. Kombucha Wine Spritzers

http://theskinnyconfidential.com/2012/02/02/kombucha-wine-spritzers/

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4. Cherry- Peach Sangria

http://www.eat-yourself-skinny.com/2012/06/cherry-peach-sangria.html

cherry peach sangria

5.Β  Strawberry Sensation

http://thewinebar.com/cocktail/strawberry-sensation

strawberry-sensation cocktail

6. Grapefruit Mint Bellini

http://camillestyles.com/drinks/bottoms-up-grapefruit-mint-bellini/

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7. Strawberry Mint Limeade

http://www.eat-yourself-skinny.com/2012/05/sparkling-strawberry-mint-limeade.html

Strawberry mint limeade

8. Grand Mimosa

http://gourmandeinthekitchen.com/2012/grand-mimosa-recipe/

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Vodka Cocktails

1.Β  Spicy Old Bay Bloody Marys with Rosemary Infused Voldka

http://withfoodandlove.com/breakfast-brunch/spicy-old-bay-bloodys-with-rosemary-infused-vodka/

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2. Vitality Vodka Lemonade

http://www.shape.com/healthy-eating/healthy-drinks/11-new-healthy-cocktail-recipes/slide/3

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3. Blueberry Crush by Svedka

http://svedka.com/#!/cocktails/flavor/vodka/blueberry-crush

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4. Vodka Pomegranate Mojitos

http://theskinnyconfidential.com/2011/10/02/vodka-pomegranate-mojitos/

pomegranate mojitos

5. Apple Spice

http://www.cosmopolitan.com/food/cocktails/unique-cocktail-recipes#slide-9

apple spice cocktail

6. Ruby Red and Rosemary Honey Cocktail

http://cookieandkate.com/2013/ruby-red-grapefruit-and-rosemary-honey-cocktail/

rosemary honey cocktail

7. Fig, Vanilla Bean, and Cardamom Infused Vodka (Vegan, Gluten & Sugar Free) and Cocktail Recipe

http://tasty-yummies.com/2013/09/17/fig-vanilla-bean-and-cardamom-infused-vodka-gluten-free-vegan-sugar-free/

fig vanilla cocktail

8. Green Tea Martini

http://www.healthline.com/health-slideshow/healthy-cocktails#2

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9. Blueberry Lavender Lemonade

http://www.shape.com/healthy-eating/healthy-drinks/10-tasty-herb-cocktails/slide/10

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How to Infuse Your Own Vodka

http://www.craftsy.com/blog/2013/07/infused-vodka-recipes/

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Bourbon and Whiskey Cocktails

1. Brown Derby

http://gourmandeinthekitchen.com/2013/brown-derby-cocktail-recipe/

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2. Cinnamon Maple Bourbon Sour

http://soletshangout.com/cinnamon-maple-bourbon-sour-a-holiday-cocktail/Cinnamonmaplebourbonsour-9909blog

3. Mint Julep

http://www.fithiphealthy.com/fithiphealthy/2013/05/mint-julep-.html

mint julep

4. Old Fashioned

http://www.mensfitness.com/leisure/20-cocktail-recipes?page=15

old-fashioned

(try to switch out the tsp of sugar for stevia or agave)

or

Paleo Old Fashioned

http://www.paleococktails.com/

paleo old fashioned cocktail

5.Β  Whiskey Ginger

http://www.healthline.com/health-slideshow/healthy-cocktails#4

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6. Whiskey Sour

http://www.esquire.com/drinks/whiskey-sour-drink-recipe

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(try to switch the tsp of sugar for stevia or agave)

Tequila Cocktails

1. Hibiscus Margarita Punch

http://www.muybuenocookbook.com/2012/12/hibiscus-margarita-punch/

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2. Jalapeno and Grapefruit Margarita

http://soletshangout.com/jalapeno-grapefruit-margaritas/

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3. Spicy Cucumber Margarita

http://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/spicy-cucumber-margarita

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(Exchange simple syrup for light agave syrup)

4. Prickly Pear Frozen Margarita

http://www.muybuenocookbook.com/2011/07/prickly-pear-frozen-margarita/

prickly pear frozen margarita

5. Elevated Margarita

http://www.shape.com/healthy-eating/healthy-drinks/10-skinny-margaritas-guilt-free-sipping/slide/2

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6.Β  Spicy Watermelon Margarita

http://sweetlifebake.com/2011/10/29/spicy-watermelon-margarita-2/#axzz1cmFOcsI5

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Rum Cocktails

1. Blood Orange Kombuchjito

http://mylivingnutrition.com/2013/12/06/kombujito/

blood orange kombujito

2. Paleo Grapefruit and Mint Mojitos

http://www.paleoeffect.com/recipes/paleo-grapefruit-and-mint-mojitos-a-seasonal-citrus-cocktail/

paleo mojito

3. Rum CoCo

http://www.paleococktails.com/2012/01/rum-coco.html

rum coco

4. Skinny DragonBerry Rum Twist

http://www.thenovicechefblog.com/2012/11/skinny-dragonberry-rum-twist/

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5. Kiwi Mojitos

http://www.mydreamsamplebox.com/2012/02/kiwi-mojitos-recipe.html

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6. Mangojito

http://www.health.com/health/gallery/0

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Gin Cocktails

1. Botanical Gin Martini

http://www.shape.com/healthy-eating/healthy-drinks/11-new-healthy-cocktail-recipes/slide/6

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2. Gin and Juice Cleanse

http://www.glamour.com/health-fitness/blogs/vitamin-g/2013/06/6-girly-easy-summer-cocktail-r.html

gin and juice cleanse

3. Lust Gin and Tonic

http://www.townandcountrymag.com/leisure/drinks/best-spring-cocktails#slide-23

lust gin and tonic

4. Berry Gin Sparkler

http://theglitterguide.com/2013/06/21/cocktail-file-berry-gin-sparkler/

berry gin sparkler

5. Summer Gin Fizz

http://www.ginandtales.com/cocktails/view/69

summer gin fizz

Happy Clean and Classy Drinking!

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