Sunday, April 26, 2015

Take a sip or two for a Special Occasion! #KentuckyDerby #MothersDay #Skinnygirl

/*The month of May gives us several special events to look forward to including The Kentucky Derby and Mother's Day. Both give us a reason to celebrate, sip on a few cocktails and get together with friends and family.

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

Let us know which one is your favorite!

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 1/2 part 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 1/2 parts Skinnygirl Bare Naked Vodka
  • 1 1/2 parts fresh lime juice
Preparation: Shake with ice, strain into a chilled martini glass. Enjoy!

Momma's Day Off
  • 1 1/2 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
Preparation: Mix ingredients and pour over ice. Garnish with lime, celery and cucumber.

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