The Green-tini: a “healthy” cocktail

Eat Drink and Be Merry! Even healthy girls serve, and enjoy, a good cocktail from time to time. And while you probably don’t want to drink alcohol too often (depressant, inflammatory, yeast promoting), when you do, there’s no need to keep your health-minded ways out of sight. I serve distilled, organic vodka to my guests mixed with a citrus green juice and call it a Green-tini! The year-round cocktail avoids the usual sweetened mixes and spirits that can spike your blood sugar and contribute to bad yeast in your gut. The fresh lemon offers alkalizing effects, and fresh ginger heals your digestion. PLUS I like to think all those phytonutrients in the green juice outweigh the negative effects of the alcohol (for sure it doesn’t hurt). Now, with this a healthy(er) cocktail, you can entertain in Nutritional Style. Cheers! Ingredients All organic please! Fill shaker or mason jar with: Two shots of your favorite green juice (click here for my favorite recipe) Half a lemon Thumbnail-sized piece of ginger, crushed 2 shots of vodka Cubed ice Preparation Mix all ingredients and shake. Strain and pour into your fanciest martini glasses when everything is well-mixed. Garnish with organic candied ginger, and…

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