With Valentine?s Day right around the corner, we are looking for some fun and easy ideas to enjoy this day of love without derailing our healthy eating plans. Whether you?re planning a dreamy dinner for two or a get-together with your single friends, these cocktails from DailyBurn.com will set the mood. The below cocktails are cupid-approved and can be enjoyed guilt-free this holiday.
The Aviation is a classic gin cocktail that sparkles a blueish purple in the light of a martini bar thanks to a dash of crème de violette. Garnish with a brand- soaked cherry to make this drink extra sexy.
- 60ml (2 oz.) gin
- 15ml (1/2 oz.) lemon juice
- 15ml (1/2 oz.) maraschino liqueur
- 7.5ml (1/4 oz.) crème de violette
Directions: Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice; shake until well combined. Stain into a chilled cocktail glass. Drop in a Maraschino Cherry and enjoy!
This beautiful pink cocktail is heavy on the strawberry without being too sweet. Fresh muddled strawberries and a splash of champagne make this cocktail more fun to drink than your average fruity vodka drink.
- 60ml (2 oz.) vodka
- 1 tbsp simple syrup
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
- 3 chopped strawberries
- Splash of champagne
Directions: In a champagne flute, combine vodka, syrup, and lemon juice. Stir ingredients. Top with a splash of champagne and add strawberries.
This classic cocktail will be a favorite holiday treat for everyone. Not only is it?s red color perfect for this romantic holiday but its sweet taste will be sure to get sparks flying at the very first sip.
- 60 ml (2 oz.) vodka
- 30 ml (1 oz.) orange liqueur
- 30 ml (1 oz.) Pomegranate juice
- Splash of lime juice
Directions: Combine vodka, orange liqueur, pomegranate juice, and lime juice into a cocktail shaker; shake until well combined. Pour the mixture into a frozen martini glass. Garnish with a twist of lime peel and serve.
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