Healthy Holiday Cocktails

“To your health.” As you raise your glass this holiday season, make it a point to bring this traditional toast to reality with our tips for making healthy holiday cocktails.

Healthy Holiday Cocktails


Cinnamon is a powerful antioxidant and is currently under research for its potential to help regulate blood sugar and inhibit tumor growth. Cinnamon has the highest antioxidant capacity of any spice, and is a potent antimicrobial agent. Don’t hesitate to sprinkle extra cinnamon on those holiday dishes (and cocktails) this year. 

In Apple-Jack Spiked Hot Cider cinnamon sticks are steeped with butter, brown sugar, black peppercorns, cloves, and allspice for a unique blend of spicy-rich flavors. Applejack brandy, a cider-based brandy, or Calvados (the French version) gets stirred in for the spirited final touch.

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