Thursday, June 26, 2014

Celebrate the birth of me & our country with Skinnygirl & Sauza this 4th of July!

Every birthday deserves a celebration and America’s is no exception! 

Whether you’ll be enjoying a poolside party, beach BBQ or fireworks fiesta, these recipes are perfect for toasting to the birth of our nation.  Added bonus: they’re low-calorie so you can indulge in a cocktail without having to stress about your bikini body!

Want to keep the celebration low-key and low-cal?  Try new Skinnygirl Sweet’arita or Skinnygirl Sparkling Margarita for ready-to-serve, refreshing twists on the classic margarita.

Strawberry Sparkler
·         1 ½ parts Skinnygirl™ Bare Naked Vodka
·         2 large strawberries
·         3 – 4 basil leaves
·         Splash of soda water

Preparation: Muddle strawberries and basil leaves.  Add ice and vodka, top with soda water.

Patriotic Prosecco
·         2 parts Skinnygirl™ Prosecco
·         2 parts limeade
·         Sweetener (optional)
·         Lime wheels for garnish (optional)
Preparation: Add all ingredients into a stemless wine glass. Garnish with a lime wheel.

Stars and Stripes Sipper
·         1 ½  parts Skinnygirl Meyer Lemon Vodka
·         Splash of DeKuyper Triple Sec
·         Splash of diet lemon-lime soda
·         Raspberries or lemon slice for garnish
Preparation: Mix ingredients in a glass with ice. Top with diet-lime soda. Garnish with raspberries and a lemon.

Fireworks Fizz
·         1 part Skinnygirl™ White Cherry Vodka
·         4 parts sparkling water
·         Splash of all natural pomegranate juice

Preparation: Combine vodka and sparkling water over a glass of ice. Finish with a splash of pomegranate juice.

Happy Birthday to me! :)

With the 4th of July around the corner, toast the U-S-A with the patriotic red, white and blue recipes below.  The summertime sips are perfect for every Independence Day occasion, whether you’re firing up the grill, sipping poolside or packing a picnic.

Looking to enjoy the day off without having to mix up a cocktail? Sauza’s newest sparkler is just the cocktail for kicking back and relaxing this summer- just pour new Sauza Sparkling Margarita Watermelon over ice and enjoy!

Blue Salute
  • 1 part Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
  • ½  part DeKuyper® Blue Curacao
  • 2 parts frozen lemonade
  • 2̷3 parts light beer 
  • Cherries (for garnish)
  • Lime wedge (for garnish)

Preparation: Combine all ingredients in a glass filled with ice. Garnish with cherries and a lime wedge and enjoy!

Rocket’s Red Glare
  • 1 part Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
  • 1 part frozen limeade
  • 1 ½ parts light pomegranate juice (no sugar added)
  • 1 part vanilla creme soda (or diet vanilla creme soda)
  • Cherry (for garnish)

Preparation: Combine limeade, pomegranate juice, tequila and vanilla creme soda in a glass filled with ice. Stir well to combine. Garnish with cherry.

Frozen Firecracker
  • 1 ½  parts Sauza® Blue Reposado 100% Agave Tequila
  • 1 ½ parts frozen piña colada mix
  • 1 ½ parts mango sorbet
  • 2 parts ice
  • Coconut shavings for garnish (optional)
  • Pineapple slice for garnish (optional)

Preparation: In a blender, combine tequila, frozen piña colada mix, mango sorbet, and ice until smooth. Optional: Rim your cocktail glasses with coconut shavings and garnish with a pineapple slice. Serve immediately.

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