Beverage and Cocktail Recipes

Approved low glycemic beverages and cocktails recipes for Smithtown Weight Loss Members.

Herbal Iced Tea

by Lisa Marie Rosati on October 3, 2011

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Because of the apple juice, this recipe contains some carbs, so only drink this as a treat if you’re a low carber! I make a pitcher full for our holiday dinners and its always a big hit. Children like it too and because of the herbal tea and reduced sugar content, it makes a healthier […]

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Low-Carb Orange Creamsicle Protein Shake

by Lisa Marie Rosati on September 28, 2011

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Ingredients: 1 scoop vanilla protein powder (low carb – I use Whey protein powder) 1 can Zevia brand diet orange soda 2 tablespoons heavy cream 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract 6-8 ice cubes 1-2 drops liquid stevia (optional) Directions: Add all ingredients in a blender. TIP:  Add soda last because it fizzes Blend on HIGH for 2 […]

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Low-Carb Chocolate Egg Cream Soda Recipe

by Lisa Marie Rosati on September 26, 2011

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Ingredients: 1 can  diet chocolate fudge soda, super cold from the fridge (there are many different brands around) 1/3 cup half and half Directions: Pour half and half into a tall glass. Pour soda into the glass. Beware – the head on the soda will expand (like beer does) so pour slowly, you don’t want […]

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Banana Almond Smoothie

by Lisa Marie Rosati on August 10, 2011

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Ingredients: 1 peeled ripe banana, broken into pieces 1 cup of unsweetened almond milk (get the recipe for Almond Milk here) 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract stevia to taste Directions: Blend until the ingredients reach a milk shake like consistency. TIP: Try using frozen bananas for a frosty Smoothie I occasionally […]

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Almond Milk

by Lisa Marie Rosati on August 9, 2011

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I love home made Almond Milk. Its really delicious and doesn’t contain all of the thickening ingredients and added ” stuff ” that the commercial store bought brands do. Almond milk is super healthy, non dairy, gluten free and is great for making smoothies or to drink straight up as a snack. While visiting one […]

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Sugar-Free Passion Tea Lemonade

by Lisa Marie Rosati on August 5, 2011

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“An infusion of hibiscus and natural tropical flavors,mixed with lemonade and hand-shaken with ice.”~ Starbucks Website Description. I LOVE Starbucks Shaken Passion Tea Lemonade, my scale on the other hand does not…. So I created my version, it’s DELISH, low in carbs, low in calories and every time I take a sip it makes me […]

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