5 Easy Holiday Drinks – Spice Up Your Thanksgiving
Have the perfect meal ready to prepare for Thanksgiving with all the trimmings? Turkey, Ham, stuffing….but what’s to drink? Don’t reach for a boring soda! Spics up the meal with some taste bud tantalizing drinks!
Chai Hot Toddy
This one is a simple favorite that will warm the belly and the heart in the cold temps!
Spoonful of honey
16 oz Hot water
1 tea bag
1 oz Whiskey
1/2 oz lemon juice
– Make the tea buy steeping the tea bag inside the hot water. After steeping for about 5-10 minutes, add the whiskey honey and lemon juice! Not only is it yummy, it also cures cold ailments, and calms the full stomach after a Thanksgiving meal.
Orange Eggnog Punch
Feeling that holiday urge? Needing some eggnog in your life?! This is a great alternative to the same ole eggnog and it’s delicious.
4 cups vanilla ice cream
1/2 carton 100% orange juice
1/2 cup brandy
1/4 tsp. cinnamon and nutmeg
1 can ginger ale
– Stir in ice cream, orange juice, brandy and spices and cover and refrigerate for at least 20 minutes. Serve and slowly pour the ginger ale before serving.
Hot Apple Cider
Good old fashioned hot apple cider is amazing with a turkey meal! Try is warm or cool.
16 oz pure apple juice
1 tsp. lemon
cinnamon to taste
-Bring all ingredients to a simmer over a medium heat. Cool and serve with a cinnamon stick!
Simple Shirley Temple
This for sure is a classic and can be made as either alcoholic or virgin and still taste great!
16 oz ginger ale or lemon-lime carbonated drink
1 oz Grenadine
1 0z Vodka
-Mix all ingredients and serve with fresh orange slices and raspberries.
Here comes the pumpkin! This can be drank as a dessert or with dinner! It’s so good!
1 cup silk vanilla almond milk
1 1/2 tsp. canned pumpkin
1/4 tsp pumpkin pie spice
1 tsp Carmel flavored syrup
-Mix all ingredients and garnish with cinnamon!