Seeing friends and family, eating delicious food, and attending marvelous parties are just a few of the exciting things that the holiday season brings. However, the most wonderful time of the year can easily make you stray from your diet and workout plans.

Here at KF, we know how hard it is to stick to low-cal meals and cocktails when there are so many tempting dishes and spirits around. But, don’t fret! We are all guilty of indulging ourselves, and we are here to say a little bit never hurt, but if you wanna indulge guilt-free, we’ve got some of the most delish skinny cocktails, mock-tails and apps for the new year!

Lo-Cal Cocktails Perfected

Orange Mango Pumpkin-Tini


This martini is 120 calories and is sure to put you in a festive mood. Shake and strain into your fave martini glass and serve with an orange peel as a garnish for a fabulous and impressive cocktail.

To make: Shake 1/2 oz of Hiram Walker Pumpkin Spice Liquor

1 oz of vanilla flavored vodka

3 oz of ICE Sparkling Orange Mango

If you are interested in more recipes using ICE Sparkling drinks look here.

Peppermint Cosmo

Photo cred: Lisa Hubbard

This twist on a classic cocktail is sure to take care of your cocktail and candy cravings. With only 70 calories and 7 grams of sugar, it’s delicious and won’t make you feel like you need to run a marathon the next morning to burn off unneeded calories!

For the recipe click here!

Sparkling Pomegranate Margaritas

Photo cred: Minimalist Baker

This 5 ingredient maragarita is only 196 calories and is the most fabulous take on a flavored maragarita. Tequila and sparkling wine make it delicious and fizzy, and maybe the perfect libation.

2 oz of Agave Tequila

2 oz of 100% Pomegranate Juice

1 lime (for the drink itself and garnish)

2 oz of Sparkling White Wine (Trader Joe’s)

To learn more about the recipe and how to mix it to perfection look here.

Marvelous Mock-tails

Apple Ginger Fizz

Photo cred: themindfulmocktail

This drink combines refreshing apple, robust ginger, and a hint of cinnamon, mint, and apple cider vinegar for a delightful non-alcoholic treat. 3 oz still apple cider

For the recipe click here!

Blueberry Ginger Zinger

Photo cred: Emily A.

If you enjoy the bold flavor of ginger paired with sweet berries, this drink will be perfect for your pallet!

⅓ oz ginger-infused simple syrup

1 cup of blueberries

4 oz lime juice

Club soda or seltzer

A twist of lime and blueberries for garnish


Check out the full recipe here!

Amazing Appetizers

KF’s edited skinny appetizer options are here so you can eat, drink, and be healthy!

We scoured for the best of the best and brought you delicious options to delight your senses and make sure you keep within your diet plan this season.

Skinny Spinach Artichoke Dip

Photo cred: happyhealthymama

This dip is perfect for a party, or just to enjoy with your family while watching a movie. The alternative ingredient that makes this dip healthier is greek yogurt.  Used as a substitute for what would usually be mayonnaise or sour cream, the yogurt ups the health quotient of this dish.  Delicious, so good for you, and Yuuuuuum!

Here’s the recipe!

Baked Parmesan Zucchini Crisps

Photo cred: Joanna Cismaru

Baked parmesan zucchini bites are perfect if you are craving something crispy but don’t want to ruin your diet. They take less than an hour to make, and you can indulge in them guilt-free because a serving is only 186 calories. So Good!

Get the recipe here.

Skinny Antipasto Skewers

Photo cred: Alice G. Patterson

Loaded with mozzarella, roasted peppers, salami and olives, these skewers are healthy AND satisfying. With their multitude of flavors, you won’t be bored while you are enjoying them. You can also personalize them however you and your family like, make them vegetarian, add more meat or accent with different vegetables.

See how to make them here.

xo, KF

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