Homemade Eggnog with Coconut Cream

Homemade Eggnog with Coconut Cream

What is it about eggnog that is so polarizing? Oh yeah… the drinking of the egg part. As egg fanatics, we find no issue in having egg involved in our cocktail. This was our first time that we made eggnog from scratch and we decided to give it a coconut cream twist. Christmas is only a few days away, whip up a batch for your celebration!

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Paloma Cocktail with a Spicy Kick

Paloma Cocktail with a Spicy Kick

Most people assume the best time to drink a Paloma cocktail is in the summer. In reality, this tequila cocktail is perfect for the winter months because fresh, ruby red grapefruit is in season! Let’s be real, everything tastes way better when it is at its peak. Paloma drinks are a great cocktail in order to get a mix of both sweet and sour flavors. We decided to kick it up a notch and also add some heat.

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Apple Cider Mimosa Recipe

Apple Cider Mimosa Recipe

This cocktail is a holiday drink recipe we actually created last fall. There are a few reasons why we love this champagne cocktail: 1) It is super simple to make, which means it takes minimal prep time. 2) The drink feels fancy even though it is just a two-ingredient cocktail. 3) It is festive for fall and an awesome Thanksgiving cocktail recipe to share with friends and family.

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Hot Toddy Recipe: Our Tea Time Toddy

Hot Toddy Recipe: Our Tea Time Toddy

Now that the season is starting to change, we decided to come up with a fall cocktail: a new twist on a Hot Toddy. What’s in a Hot Toddy? Traditional Hot Toddy cocktails are usually made with four ingredients: whiskey, lemon, honey and water. We decided to take a Southern twist on this classic cocktail recipe by using Sweet Leaf original sweet tea and it is DELISH!

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White Wine Sangria with Lemon and Pear

White Wine Sangria with Lemon and Pear

When we asked Gavin’s mom what else we could bring to our Easter luncheon and she requested Sangria, it was time to get creative with what we had available in the kitchen. Since we discovered we were reaching a shortage of red wine, we grabbed a bottle of white and looked for whatever fruit we had in the fruit bowl. This low calorie sangria is light, refreshing, and full of citrus flavor.

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Mai Tai Tea Cockail Recipe

Mai Tai Tea Cockail Recipe

We’re having too much fun making homemade craft cocktails with Owl Brew tea-infused mixers. Karen is always looking for a tasty way to make cocktails that are packed with flavor, yet low calorie, Owl’s Brew makes it really easy because one ounce of the mixture is only 40 calories. 

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Mo-heat-o Cocktail Recipe

Our friend Sophie introduced us to a new cocktail mixer called Owls Brew and we are hooked! Owls Brew is a low calorie mixer comprised of flavorful tea, agave, and water. That's it! You can simply mix the Owls Brew with the liquor of your choice, but we wanted to take our favorite cocktails and give them a low-cal flavor upgrade.

mojito cocktail recipe with owl's brew

This is our twist on the mojito. We used the Wicked Green Owls Brew because it comes with a habanero kick, so we’ll call this one a Mo-heat-o. J A traditional mojito is made by muddling sugar with lime juice and mint leaves. We substituted the sugar for the slightly sweet Owls Brew, but it you want a sweeter cocktail go ahead and mix some sugar back in.

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Wicked Green Owl’s Brew
  • 1.5 oz white rum
  • 12 sprigs of mint
  • Juice of one lime
  • 1 tsp sugar (optional)
mojito cocktail recipe tea-infused owl's brew

Use a muddler to smash together the lime juice, mint leaves, and sugar if you'd like.  Add the rum and Owls Brew, cover with another glass and shake until cold and well mixed. Garnish with mint leaves and a lime wedge. 

If you are wondering where to find The Owls Brew, you can buy it online or click here to find them in retail locations.