Alcohol, by nature, isn’t particularly low-carb. Yet if you want to indulge at the holidays, choose from one of these lower-carb options.
Low-Carb Sangria: Enjoy this refreshing drink using the traditional ingredients, or add some mulling spices to make it more seasonal. http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/george-stella/sangria-recipe/index.html.
Low-Carb Eggnog: For some people, it just wouldn’t be the holidays without eggnog. Luckily, there’s a great low-carb recipe to be found here. http://lowcarbdiets.about.com/od/beverages/r/lowcarbeggnog.htm
Irish Coffee: Enjoy this rich drink without worrying about the carbs when you use this recipe. http://voices.yahoo.com/sugar-free-cocktail-recipes-78239.html?cat=51
Sugar-Free White Russian: Learn how to make a White Russian that’s South Beach-appropriate with this recipe. http://lowcarbdiets.about.com/od/alcoholicbeveragerecipes/r/whiterussian.htm
Low-Carb Vodka Collins: This twist on a classic will help you celebrate the holidays without all the carbs. http://lowcarbdiets.about.com/od/alcoholicbeveragerecipes/r/tomcollinsdrink.htm.
Low-Carb Cosmo: This popular and seasonally appropriate drink gets a makeover using this recipe that cuts out some of the carbs. http://lowcarbdiets.about.com/od/beverages/r/lowcarbcosmo.htm
Rum and Diet Soda: There is no way to cut all the carbs from alcohol, but this drink is about as close as you can get.http://jerryg2.hubpages.com/hub/Low-Calorie-Alcoholic-Drinks
Bloody Mary: Try out this alternative recipe for a spicy classic this holiday season. http://lowcarbdiets.about.com/od/alcoholicbeveragerecipes/r/bloodymarydrink.htm