Sep 18, 2010

healthy cocktails

Here are a couple of cocktails to enjoy this weekend that are actually good for you!! Take in a glass of water after each one and you will wake up feeling fab!
Acai is the mother of all superfoods with 10 times more antioxidants than red grapes and 10 to 30 times the anthocyanins found in red wine. And this drink is seriously delicious.
Acai Blackberry Mojito
2 oz organic vodka
1 tsp raw sugar
1 oz acai juice
1 oz lime juice
Blackberries or mint leaves for garnish
Method
1. Shake the vodka, sugar, acai juice, and lime juice in a drink mixer. Garnish with blackberries or mint leaves.

Gingered Pear Cocktail
3 oz. pear infused Vodka
1/2 oz. pear ginger puree (recipe to follow)
1 thin slice pear
Method
1. Mix all liquid ingredients with ice in a shaker. Strain into a medium glass with ice and add ingredients. Garnish with a slice of pear.
For the puree:
2 pears, peeled and cored
1-inch of ginger
1/8 cup water
1 tsp raw sugar

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