beverages and cocktails

Sugar Free Lemonade

by Lisa Marie Rosati on April 20, 2014

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I don’t know about… but when the weather gets HOT I crave ice cold lemonade! Instead of drinking those artificial brands of sugar free lemonade, try this – it’s all natural and delish!

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Simple Syrup (Sugar Free)

by Lisa Marie Rosati on January 5, 2014

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Many snazzy cocktails and even some of my baking recipes call for Simple Syrup as an ingredient. Making low carb, sugar free Simple Syrup is easy-peasy. Here are a couple of recipes for ya: Swerve Simple Syrup ½ cup Swerve Sweetener ½ cup water Heat Swerve and water in a small sauce pan over medium […]

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Sugar Free Margarita

by Lisa Marie Rosati on October 25, 2013

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Two of my non-negotiable’s in life are dessert and cocktails – GOT TO HAVE THEM whenever I want. Mixed drinks contain a lot of sugar, so they’re a big “no-no” … so I figured out a way to make a sugar free Margarita that tastes delicious. I hope you enjoy it as much as my […]

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Low Carb Shandy

by Lisa Marie Rosati on June 27, 2013

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This is a classic British summer cooler which I tasted for the first time when I was a teen during a family visit to Gibraltar (yes … the Rock of Gibraltar). Very refreshing on hot summer days! If you make two, you’ll use up all of the beer and all of the ginger ale. Remember […]

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Sugar Free Limeade

by Lisa Marie Rosati on April 18, 2013

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Nothing quenches your thirst like a big, cold glass of Limeade during the hot weather! I make this recipe with all natural Truvia sweetener. Truvia contains Stevia, a super-sweet herb from South America. Some clients have complained that Stevia has a yuckie aftertaste, but interestingly … they don’t seem to notice a yuckie aftertaste when […]

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Cubre Libre (Rum & Coke)

by Lisa Marie Rosati on April 12, 2013

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Whoever thinks sugar-free living isn’t sexy has never taken a sip of a snazzy Cubre Libre aka Rum & Diet Coke! How totally chic looking is the cocktail in the pic? Uh-huh. Soda is really unhealthy for you, so when I am jonesing for some soda (which is not often) or a recipe I’m preparing […]

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Skinny Margarita

by Lisa Marie Rosati on November 10, 2011

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I eyeball my measurements on this cocktail. Be careful… its straight booze… Ole’ ! Ingredients: Tequila Splash of fresh lime juice Splash of Triple Sec Directions: Mix ingredients in a cocktail shaker. Pour into a margarita glass. Garnish with a lime wedge. You can salt the rim of the Margarita Glass. Personally, I don’t usually […]

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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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