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Nine Healthy Holiday Drinks

 

 

Eggnog Martini

This dessert in a martini glass gives an adult twist to a holiday classic; a great addition to your events beverage list this season.

Get the recipe

     
 

Spicy Coconut Tea

If you’re looking for a delicious drink to warm your soul, look no further. This tea is packed with immunity boosting powerhouse ingredients that will help soothe inflammation and digestive discomfort as well as provide anti-bacterial, anti-microbial and anti-oxidant protection.

Add it to your recipe book today

     
   

Hot Ginger Tea

Ginger promotes good digestion, and can relieve discomfort associated with conditions such as osteoarthritis and fibromyalgia. Adding this flavourful tea to you winter routine will help to keep you warm and feeling fantastic.

Try this tea

     
 

Sparkling Pomegranate Cocktail

Pomegranate juice has been found to help maintain blood sugar levels and boost your metabolism. This light, bubbly cocktail can be enjoyed both with spirits or spirit free this holiday season.

Get sipping with this cocktail recipe.

     
 

Blood Orange Sangría

Traditional sangria has some health benefits, as well as a couple of nutritional pitfalls. Enjoying a glass or two over the holidays will provide you with small amounts of potassium and iron which comes from the red wine. The fruit in this yummy cocktail provides additional nutrients to the treat.

Try this twist on traditional sangria.

     
 

Peppermint Stick Hot Chocolate

The aroma of peppermint has been shown to enhance memory and increase alertness as well as help soothe IBS symptoms. Another bonus of hot cocoa is the antioxidant concentration is almost twice as strong as red wine according to a study conducted at Cornell University.

Need we say more to get you sipping on this tasty beverage?

     
 

Applejack-Spiked Hot Cider

Apples and apple cider have been shown to help lower people’s risk of cardiovascular disease, asthma, diabetes and some forms of cancer; and are also a source of antioxidants, which protect the body from damage caused by free radicals in the environment.

Start adding apples to your diet today.

     
 

Low-Fat Eggnog

Not much is needed to explain this classic holiday drink. This low-fat version allows you to enjoy one of your favourite drinks while cutting down the calories.

Get the recipe here.

     
 

Golden Milk

This delicious, warm bevvy has been all over the media as of late. It has great anti-inflammatory properties that your taste buds will enjoy just as much as the rest of your body.

Try this recipe from Melissa Ramos, RD.