Thursday, April 23, 2015

Skinnygirl Sips for Mother's Day and the Kentucky Derby

With both the Kentucky Derby (May 2) AND Mother’s Day (May 10) coming up, you’re bound to be busy entertaining guests. 

Whether you’ll be sporting a Derby hat and cheering on the jockeys or brunching with the leading lady in your life, Skinnygirl® Cocktails has some tasty (and low-cal!) recipes, perfect for any occasion! 

Triple Crown Cooler 
·         2  parts Skinnygirl® Cucumber Vodka
·         1 tsp grated fresh ginger
·         2 parts citrus soda 
·         Lime wedge for garnish 

Preparation: Pour vodka into a glass filled with ice. Top with citrus soda. Grate ginger over the top, stir and garnish with a lime wedge.

The Mint Mare 
·         1 ½ parts Skinnygirl® Cucumber Vodka 
·         1 lime wedge 
·         2 basil leaves 
·         3 parts soda water 
·         2 mint leaves, plus more for garnish

Preparation: Squeeze lime wedge into glass. Muddle lime wedge with mint, basil, and vodka. Add ice. Top with soda water. Garnish with mint leaves. 

Galloping Gimlet 
·         1 ½  parts Skinnygirl® Bare Naked Vodka 
·         1 ½  parts fresh lime juice 

Preparation: Shake with ice, strain into a chilled martini glass. 

Momma’s Day Off  
·         1 ½ parts Skinnygirl® Tangerine Vodka
·         6 parts orange juice
·         Orange slice for garnish

Preparation: Add Skinnygirl® Tangerine Vodka over ice and top with orange juice. Garnish with an orange slice. 

She’s the Boss Bloody Mary
·         2 parts Skinnygirl® Cucumber 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
·         Lime for garnish
·         Cucumber for garnish
·         Celery stalk for garnish

Mix ingredients and pour over ice. Garnish with lime and cucumber.

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