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Your Favorite Holiday Drinks Remixed


Nothing tastes better on a chilly, winter night than a delicious warm beverage. Scratch that. Nothing tastes better on a chilly, winter night than a delicious and low-calorie, warm beverage. Most holiday drinks pack a high-calorie punch with all of the excess sugar and milk. But fear not because we have created three low-calorie options that will make your waistline and taste buds happy.

Spiced Cider Punch

holiday drinksThis is the perfect punch to heat up on the stove on a cold day. Feeling a little spicy? Add your favorite rum for an adult twist on a classic. Added bonus? It’s steeped in spices like cinnamon and cloves, which are nutrient-dense sources of fiber and vitamins.

Ingredients:

1 c. unsweetened apple juice
1 c. water
1/2 c. orange juice concentrate
1/2 c. lemonade concentrate
1 tsp. brown sugar
1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
1/4 tsp. ground ginger
2 whole cloves
2 cinnamon sticks

Directions:

Combine the first seven ingredients together in a slow cooker.

Tie cloves and cinnamon sticks in a cheesecloth bag and place in the slow cooker.

Cover and cook on low heat for 3-4 hours or until fully heated.

Remove the spice bag. Garnish with additional cinnamon sticks and add rum if desired.

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Skinny Eggnog

Looking for an eggnog recipe with a fraction of the calories? Try our healthy spin on a classic.

We gave this holiday favorite a nutritious makeover—without sacrificing its signature velvety texture—by incorporating skim milk and stevia.

Ingredients:

1 egg yolk, beaten
1/4 c. skim milk
1 tsp. Stevia
1/2 tsp. vanilla
Ground nutmeg to taste
1/8 c. light whipping cream
Spiced rum

Directions

Beat the egg yolk, skim milk and stevia in a bowl. Pour into a pot and cook over

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