Toast Friday With a Healthy Alternative to the Bloody Mary. Yum!

By on January 25, 2013

Happy Friday! Just in time for the weekend, here’s a new cocktail recipe that won’t compromise your waistline, since the total caloric count is under 200.

Rhythm and Beets is packed full of vitamins and mineral this provides a vibrant alternative to a Bloody Mary.

This cocktail features delicious vegetables and is made with Tequila Herradura Silver, the naturally produced 100 percent blue agave tequila with ZERO carbohydrates. Herradura’s sustainability philosophy includes: limiting the environmental footprint of tequila production through a comprehensive approach, promoting an environmentally responsible culture, and instilling a “green” discipline for generations to come.

Rhythm and Beets

185 yummy calories

1.5 oz Herradura Silver

· 2 oz carrot juice ·

½ oz ginger juice

· ½ oz lemon juice

· 2 oz beet juice

· 1 oz apple juice

Place all ingredients in to a cocktail shaker filled with ice.

· Shake hard and strain over ice into a tall glass.

· Garnish with a basil sprig and a disc cut from a golden beet.

About Linda Eckhardt

Linda West Eckhardt, is an award winning journalist, food writer, and nutritionist. Her more than 20 cookbooks have garnered prizes including the James Beard prize for the best cookbook for a text she wrote with her daughter, Katherine West DeFoyd, entitled Entertaining 101, Doubleday. Their follow-up book, Stylish One Dish Dinners, Doubleday, was also nominated for a James Beard prize. Their next book, The High Protein Cookbook, Clarkson Potter, remains a best seller after 12 years. That book was designed to accompany low carb diet plans. Her ground-breaking book, Bread in Half The Time, Broadway Books, was named the Best Cookbook in America by the prestigious IACP, The Julia Child award. Her award winning radio work with Jennifer English, for a national show on the Food and Wine radio network, was nominated for a James Beard Prize for a show called, “I Know What You Ate Last Summer.”

One Comment

  1. Shirley Barr

    January 31, 2013 at 5:53 pm

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