Skinny Green Cocktails for St. Patrick’s Day

The Ferguson

Thanks to our friends at Voli Light Vodka for sharing these waist-friendly cocktail choices for St. Patrick’s Day celebrations.  Enjoy!

The Ferguson (Fergie’s special St. Patrick’s Day cocktail) 

1 1/2 oz Voli lemon
3/4 oz apple pucker
2 fresh lemon squeezes
Top with soda Apple slice for garnish 
Glass: Rocks
Approximate Calories: 118 Calories

Luck of the Irish 

1 1/2 oz Voli Raspberry Cocoa
1 oz fresh lime juice
1/2 oz agave nectar
In a mixing tin, add ice, Voli Raspberry Cocoa, lime juice, agave and shake. Strain into a glass with ice. Garnish with mint sprig.
Glass: Highball


Pot of Gold

2 oz Voli Lyte
1/2 oz Elderflower syrup or liqueur
4 chunks cucumber (inch thick)
8 fresh mint leaves
Ginger beer
Muddle cucumber and mint. Add Voli and elderflower. Shake and strain then top with ginger beer. Garnish with cucumber wheel and mint
Glass: Martini
Approximate Calories: 178 calories

Get Lucky

1 1/2 oz Voli LYTE or Voli Lemon
1/2 fresh lime
8 mint leaves
1 packet sweetener
Club soda
Muddle lime, mint and sweetener. Add Voli, shake lightly and pour all ingredients in a glass. Top with club soda. Mint sprig for garnish
Glass: Highball
Approximate Calories: 85 calories
(can also add fruits to this such as blueberries, strawberries, kiwi, red berries or mango)

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Barb Webb. Founder and Editor of Rural Mom, is an author and sustainable living expert nesting in Appalachian Kentucky. When she’s not chasing chickens around the farm or engaging in mock Jedi battles, she’s writing about country living and artisan culture.
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