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Light spring cocktails for Easter entertaining

Cheers to fresh spring options

From SheKnows Canada
Looking for a lighter cocktail option to serve at your Easter brunch or dinner party this year? Treat yourself and your guests to one of these unique and refreshing beverages.

Skinny margarita

skinny margarita

The tangy mix of tequila and lime makes a margarita a crisp and refreshing spring drink. But if you've been avoiding this yummy treat because of the high sugar content in many recipes, you'll love this skinny margarita by Shawnda at Confections of a Foodie Bride. With a few simple tweaks, you can enjoy all the flavour of a margarita with less than half the calories.

SkinnyChow sangria

skinnychow sangria

Whether you plan to host a late brunch or an evening cocktail party this Easter, a bowl of sangria is a welcome addition. Although many recipes include sugar and fruit juices that hike up the calorie count significantly, that isn't the case with this SkinnyChow sangria by Jennifer at ChowGals. This wine-based fruit beverage has been cleverly concocted so you get all the flavour without the unnecessary sugar.

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Watermelon margarita

watermelon margarita

Nothing says spring quite like fresh fruit, and that's exactly what you'll get when you whip up this smooth watermelon margarita, created by Emily at Sage Recipes. It's naturally sweetened with the healthy goodness of watermelon. Plus it's pink — in perfect keeping with the Easter season.

Three green mojito

mojito

Cucumber, lime and mint make up the clever greenery in this three green mojito by Ciera at Ciera Design. These crisp ingredients paired with club soda and a sprinkling of sweetener makes this a light and refreshing treat day or night.

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Champagne cocktail

champagne cocktail with summer fruit

From mimosas to kir royales, Champagne cocktails are often featured at special occasions such as holiday brunches and elegant soirees. So no matter how you plan to spend this Easter, this Champagne cocktail with summer fruit from Lyndsy at The Dinnervine is sure to be a hit.

Strawberry cosmopolitan

strawberry cosmopolitan

Spring's arrival is the perfect excuse to trade in your usual cosmo for something fresh and new. And this recipe for vibrant and flavourful strawberry cosmopolitans with ginger liqueur and rhubarb bitters from Viviane at Food & Style will fit the bill perfectly. A drink that's sweetened with fresh berry purée? Yes, please!


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