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Mix Low Cal Party Drinks With MIO & Home-Made Vanilla Vodka (Vegan, Gluten-Free)

Updated on November 15, 2012

Drink Up And Keep Weight Down With This Colorful Cocktail!

This two step aperitif will make your soiree a

"No Buzzkill Zone."

Hosts can actually enjoy the party alongside guests with this quick and easy dessert drink.

No need to remain sedate in order to count calories. This concoction is only 60 calories a glass.

Cheers!

GET the basic recipe!

DON'T STOP there.....

scroll down to learn how to spruce up your presentation.

All it takes is a few extra minutes for finishing touches that will make guests feel loved and cared for in a very special way.

XO

Ingredients:

Mio: Berry Pomegranate, Mango Peach, Peach Tea, Sweet Tea, Strawberry Watermelon, Fruit Punch, Orange Tangerine

Vaniila Vodka: Made from gluten free brands: Smirnoff, Chopin, Teton Glacier, Monopolowa, Vikingford, Luksosowa, Blue Ice, Ciroc, Bombora

This Is How We Do It!

Mix in a cocktail Glass:

1 shot of Vanilla Vodka

1 shot of water

1 squirt of Mio

#1 Tip: Garnish with frozen fruit to add flavor and keep cocktails chilled!

#2 Tip: Garnish with dried, canned, fresh fruit or fruit peel such as lemon, lime or coconut.

#3 Tip: Garnish with fresh herbs: sweet basil, lemon basil, lemon verbena, spearmint, peppermint, rosemary, lavender, thyme, sage and cilantro.

#4 Tip: Don't be afraid to add sweet spices to cocktails like Cinnamon, Cardamom, nutmeg and anise and fennel.

#5 Tip: Sprinkle Cake or cookie decorations such a jimmy's, stars, nonpareils or mini chocolate chips. UMANG makes sugar free options!

#6 Tip: Dress your drink with a swirl of cake or cookie decorating gel in assorted colors or just one color. You can line the glass or swirl in the drink!

#7 Tip: Splash an extra layer of flavor in your drink via rosewater or orange flower water.

#8 Tip: Make it Sassy with edible flowers! Buy from a reputable source as foraging may land toxins in your drink)

SAFE & SWEET FLOWERS IF YOU DO FORAGE: Anise Hyssop, Borage, Carnation, Chamomile, Cornflower, Gardenia, Jasmine, Lilac, Pansy, Redbud, Safflower, Squash Blossom, Sunflower, Violet and Rose (without the bitter white part of the petals).

*Bonus Tip: Line the glass rim with Home-Made Vanilla Sugar! Look for the recipe below:

This Is How It's Done! XO

This Is How It's Done! XO
This Is How It's Done! XO

WHAT GARNISH WORKS BEST? - Presentation & Taste Count!

Choose your Garnish

Sprinkles

Sprinkles

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.....and so did my friends!

(that's right~you're all busted) ;)

Share your cocktail hostessing successes and blunders.....

Mio My! I'll Admit It......... - I Got Tipsy On Home-Made Vanilla Extract...I mean Vodka!

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