Monday, June 17, 2013

Summer: Skinnygirl Style!

Summer is almost upon us and that means it’s time for toes in the sand with a drink in hand!  Whether you’re planning a pool-side get-together or looking to host a Hawaiian happy hour, Skinnygirl® Cocktails has all the tools you need to entertain effortlessly outdoors without breaking a sweat. Check out these quick tips to entertaining in the summertime when living is easy… 

                    Taking a holiday staycation?  Transform your backyard BBQ into a tropical oasis with tiki torches, bamboo placemats, and rainbow fruit kabobs to set the stage as you serve What-A-Melon! Martinis (recipe below). Let the reggae music channel on Pandora help transport the islands to you.
                    After a long day of fun in the sun, keep happy hour prep low-key and guilt-free with chilled appetizers including: fruit and pasta salad, melon wrapped in prosciutto and tomato mozzarella skewers drizzled with light balsamic, all while enjoying aSun-Kissed Spritzer.  Better yet, prep in advance before you hit the beach or pool to maximize time better spent working on your tan!


What-A-Melon! Martini
•             2 parts Skinnygirl™ Bare Naked Vodka
•             1 part club soda
•             3 watermelon cubes
•             Watermelon balls

1.            Shake vodka with ice
2.            Muddle watermelon cubes in old fashioned glass
3.            Pour vodka over muddled watermelon and top with club soda
4.            Garnish with watermelon balls and enjoy!

Sun-Kissed Spritzer
•             2 parts Skinnygirl™ Tangerine Vodka     
•             1.5 parts lime soda water
•             Squirt of fresh lime
•             Squirt of fresh lemon
•             Squirt of fresh grapefruit
•             Slice of grapefruit for garnish

1.            Mix all ingredients and pour over ice
2.            Garnish with a slice of grapefruit and enjoy!

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