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Celebrate Mardi Gras with Skinny cocktails

Galit Breen is a Minnesota writer.On any given day she can be found juggling three kids, one husband, one puggle and her laptop. Galit has had essays published in several anthologies, is the editor of Pens and Paint, a series anthology o...

Guilt-free Mardi Gras fun

Celebrate Mardi Gras with Skinnygirl drinks recipes. You'll love these Mardi Gras cocktails, and so will your waistline. Let the good times roll!
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The golden fleur-de-lis

The Golden Fleur-de-lis

This lightly sweetened cocktail is refreshingly simple and has the perfect sweet and tart flavor combination. It's smooth, clean, naturally flavored and sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Stir the agave syrup with the vodka in the base of a shaker until the agave syrup dissolves.
  2. Add apple juice and shake thoroughly with ice.
  3. Strain into a cocktail glass, garnish with a green apple slice and enjoy!
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Berry Bourbon Street

Berry Bourbon Street

This pretty cocktail is as festive as it is delicious. Boasting a bright lemon flavor with crisp lime undertones, the colorful look and flavorful taste of this Mardi Gras drink are sure to please.

Ingredients:

  • 1-1/2 parts Skinnygirl Meyer Lemon Vodka
  • Splash of DeKuyper Triple Sec
  • Splash of diet lemon-lime soda
  • Raspberries, cherries and lime slice for garnish

Directions:

  1. Mix all of the ingredients in a glass with ice.
  2. Garnish with raspberries, cherries and a lemon, and enjoy.
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Not-so-fat Tuesday

Not-So-Fat Tuesday

This cocktail has a tropical feel and flavor that screams party and fun. The flavor combination goes down smooth and easy, with the delicious taste of a freshly peeled tangerine. This delicious drink will be the perfect addition to your Mardi Gras celebration.

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Pour all of the ingredients in a glass filled with ice.
  2. Garnish with an orange slice and enjoy.

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