Today is National Martini Day! To celebrate, check out HG's latest guilt-free cocktails (complete with non-alcoholic versions), and remember to enjoy responsibly...
Orange Creamsicle Martini
PER SERVING (entire recipe, 1 martini): 109 calories, 0g fat, 69mg sodium, 2.5g carbs, 0g fiber, 0.5g sugars, 0g protein -- PointsPlus® value 4*
This low-calorie cocktail tastes EXACTLY like those sherbet 'n ice cream bars you used to eat as a kid... Mmmmmmmm!
Ingredients: 4 oz. diet orange soda, room temperature 1.5 oz. orange-flavored vodka (like Smirnoff Twist of Orange) 1.5 oz. Torani Sugar Free Vanilla Syrup 1 tbsp. Cool Whip Free
Directions: Place all ingredients in a martini shaker, but DO NOT shake (or the carbonated soda will explode!). Mix thoroughly with a spoon until mixture is mostly lump-free. Add about 1 cup ice (crushed, if you've got it), and stir until mixture is cold. Then place the strainer on top and pour into a large martini glass. Enjoy!
MAKES 1 SERVING
Mounds Bar Martinis
PER SERVING (half of recipe, 1 martini): 112 calories, 0g fat, 80mg sodium, 2.5g carbs, 0.5g fiber, 1.5g sugars, 1g protein -- PointsPlus® value 4*
Creamy... chocolatey... coconut-y and deeeeeeeelicious. This recipe will rock your world!
Ingredients: 3 oz. vodka (80 proof) 1 packet Diet Swiss Miss Hot Cocoa Mix (the 25-calorie one) 2 oz. Torani Sugar Free Coconut Syrup 2 tbsp. Fat Free Reddi-wip
Directions: Fill a martini shaker halfway with ice (preferably crushed). Combine cocoa mix with 2 oz. hot water, and mix well. Then add 2 oz. cold water, and pour the mixture into the martini shaker. Add the vodka, syrup and Reddi-wip, and cover the top of the shaker. Shake for about a minute, or until the liquid is cold. Then strain into 2 martini glasses. Enjoy!
MAKES 2 SERVINGS
Kickin' Key Lime Pie Martini
PER SERVING (entire recipe, 1 martini): 129 calories, 0g fat, 21mg sodium, 7g carbs, 0g fiber, 4g sugars, 0g protein -- PointsPlus® value 5*
This one tastes even better than a slice of key lime pie! Don't believe us? TRY IT!!!
Ingredients: 1.5 oz. lime-flavored vodka (like Finlandia Lime or Smirnoff Twist of Lime) 1 oz. Torani Sugar Free Vanilla Syrup 2 tbsp. pineapple juice 1 tbsp. lime juice 1 tbsp. Cool Whip Free
Directions: Place all ingredients in a martini shaker with 1 cup ice (crushed ice works best). Cover the top of the shaker, and shake thoroughly. Strain into a martini glass and enjoy!
MAKES 1 SERVING
HG Non-Alcoholic Alternatives! For the Orange Creamsicle Martini, just swap the alcohol for an extra 1.5 oz. diet orange soda. For the Mounds Bar Martini, use cold water in place of vodka. The alcohol-free version of the Orange Creamsicle Martini or one Mounds Bar Martini will have 15 calories or less and a PointsPlus® value of 0*. For a virgin-style Kickin' Key Lime Pie Martini, trade the alcohol for 1.5 oz. diet lemon-lime soda and STIR your drink instead of shaking it -- that liquorless beverage will have just about 30 calories and aPointsPlus® value of 1*.
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