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Book Review | Skinny Cocktails

Title: Skinny Cocktails: The only guide you’ll ever need to go out, have fun, and still fit into your skinny jeans

Author:  Jaclyn Wilson Foley & Ray Foley

About the Book:

More than 250 Tasty Low-Cal Cocktail Options

There’s nothing better than letting loose with friends and a few drinks, but whether you’re planning on kicking back after a hectic day or glamming it up for a night out, the last thing you want to do is obsess about calories.

  • Enjoy The Low-Cal Frangelini
  • Melt My Heart Mojito
  • Seven Skinny
  • Sparkling Summer Spritzer
  • Dandy Shandy

With no-fear recipes, easy-access calorie counts, and minimaldamage mixers, Skinny Cocktails is the must-have companion to a stress-free skinny life.

My Review:

In the interest of reviewing this book properly, my husband and I put the kids to bed and proceeded to sample several of the low-calorie cocktail recipes in this book. Since I have been making every effort to lose weight, I rarely enjoy a cocktail because I have been worried that it would disrupt my weight loss. The idea of a tasty yet low calorie Strawberry Daiquiri was also doubtful to me but after enjoying the Strawberry-Coconut Daiquiri which had a wonderful fresh berry taste with a hint of coconut from the naturally flavored rum…..I became a believer. This drink had only 112 calories per serving and was so refreshing and delicious. The recipe was also quite easy to make and used only a few ingredients that I already had in the house. I also appreciate that many of the recipes do not require diet soda since I don’t drink it still giving me lots of cocktail options (please note that there are recipes in this book that do include diet soda if you are a fan). If you are concerned about the calorie content of your drink but still want to enjoy a delicious cocktail then this is a must-have book. I plan to refer to this book quite a bit during our holiday get together parties with friends and family.

*I received a copy of this book to review but I was not financially compensated in any way. The opinions expressed are my own and are based on my observations while reading this novel.*

Maureen

Maureen is a SAHM who left the Corporate healthcare field to home educate her 6, 7 and 8 year old children. She is a voracious reader for both herself & her kids and also enjoys a natural and organic lifestyle. She lives in Orlando, Fl with her husband Mark, three children and 5 year old boxer, Jack.

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