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Celebrate Mardi Gras with Skinny cocktails

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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

Guilt-free Mardi Gras fun

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!
2

Berry Bourbon Street

Guilt-free Mardi Gras fun

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.
3

Not-so-fat Tuesday

Guilt-free Mardi Gras fun

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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