Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Mother's Day Cocktails For Toasting Yo Mama ;)

It’s nearly time to raise a glass and toast to one of the most important woman in your life – your confidant, best friend, therapist (when needed), or as we like to call her, mom.

After a week filled with late nights, never-ending to-do lists and countless meetings, what better way to celebrate mom than with the best meal of the week – brunch.

Skip the big lines and crowded spaces this year, and instead turn your kitchen into a brunch retreat filled with homemade cocktails that pair perfectly with eggs and pastries.

This Mother’s Day, take time to toast the hardest working woman around.  The recipes below are perfect springtime sips for celebrating mom in style!

Is mom a margarita fan?  If so, opt for new Skinnygirl® Sweet’arita and Skinnygirl® Sparkling Margarita- these fun twists on the classic margarita are ready-to-serve so even on her day off, even mom can open, pour over ice and enjoy!

Brunch Time Bloody Mary
·         2 parts Skinnygirl™ Meyer Lemon Vodka
·         2 parts low-sodium tomato juice
·         Splash of fresh lemon juice
·         Squeeze of fresh lime juice
·         Dash of Worcestershire sauce (to taste)
·         Dash of hot sauce
·         Sprinkle of celery salt
·         Cucumber for garnish

Preparation: Shake ingredients well in a shaker filled with ice. Strain into a glass. Garnish with cucumber wheel.

·         1 part Skinnygirl™ Prosecco
·         1 part Light Rum
·         1 tsp. agave nectar
·         3 parts lime juice
·         Splash of lime flavored sparkling water
·         3 sprigs of mint

Preparation: Shake rum, lemon juice and agave nectar in cocktail shaker with ice. Top with Skinnygirl™ Prosecco and pour into tall Collins glass. Muddle in mint leaves and enjoy!

Sunday Sipper
·         1 ½ parts Skinnygirl Tangerine Vodka
·         6 parts orange juice
·         Orange slice for garnish
Preparation: Add Skinnygirl Tangerine Vodka in ice-filled glass and top with orange juice. Garnish with an orange slice.

Blissful Bellini
3 parts Skinnygirl™ Prosecco
2 parts peach puree

Preparation: Place ingredients in blender and blend on high until smooth. Pour into a flute glass and enjoy!

Grapefruit Margarita
·         1 Part Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
·         1 part club soda
·         Juice of 1 fresh grapefruit
·         1 ½ part raspberry ginger ale soda
·         Grapefruit wedge for garnish (optional)
Preparation: In a shaker filled with ice combine all ingredients. Shake well and pour into glass over ice. Garnish with grapefruit wedge.

Sauza® Sparkling Margarita Watermelon
Packed with bold melon flavor and flirty effervescent bubbles, just pour over ice and enjoy.


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