Skinny Cocktails: The only guide you'll ever need to go out, have fun, and still fit into your skinny jeans

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More than 250 Tasty Low-Cal Cocktail Options

There's nothing better than letting loose with friends and a few drinks, but whether you're planning on kicking back after a hectic day or glamming it up for a night out, the last thing you want to do is obsess about calories.

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Skinny Cocktails: The only guide you'll ever need to go out, have fun, and still fit into your skinny jeans

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Overview

More than 250 Tasty Low-Cal Cocktail Options

There's nothing better than letting loose with friends and a few drinks, but whether you're planning on kicking back after a hectic day or glamming it up for a night out, the last thing you want to do is obsess about calories.

Enjoy The Low-Cal Frangelini
Melt My Heart Mojito
Seven Skinny
Sparkling Summer Spritzer
Dandy Shandy

With no-fear recipes, easy-access calorie counts, and minimaldamage mixers, Skinny Cocktails is the must-have companion to a stress-free skinny life.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402242830
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/1/2010
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 266,988
  • Product dimensions: 4.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Ray Foley is an expert bartender and publisher of Bartender magazine. He is also the founder of the Bartenders Foundation Inc. and the author of Bartending for Dummies. He has appeared on ABC-TV News, CBS News, NBC News, Good Morning America and Live with Regis and Kathie Lee. He has also been featured in major magazines, including Forbes and Playboy. Ray resides in New Jersey with his wife and partner, Jaclyn.

Jaclyn Wilson Foley has been the editor of Bartender magazine for over twenty years. She resides in Liberty Corner, New Jersey, with her husband and partner, Ray Foley, founder of Bartender magazine.

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Welcome to the Skinny Life

Ever had a Long Island iced tea and wondered why you couldn't button your pants the next day? It's because you drank an extra 700 calories-and that's if you had only one drink! It happens to the best of us. We know a glass of wine won't do much damage, but when everyone at the table is ordering frosty beers...well, what do you think happens? We obviously get drink envy and go for it. And sometimes on the first gorgeous day of the season, the only thing that will hit the spot is a blended strawberry margarita. Or a mojito. Or a flirty cocktail. You get the picture.

Everyone likes to let loose and have a drink sometimes, but no one wants that drink to go right to their thighs. Even so, whether you're planning on kicking back after a hectic day or vamping it up for a night out, the last thing you want to do is obsess about calories. Tell me you haven't been here and I'll be shocked: "How many calories are in this drink? Can I have more than one? Will I be able to go to the beach tomorrow and not be mistaken for a distant relative of Shamu?" Talk about a buzz kill.

Enter Skinny Cocktails, a woman's must-have cocktail companion. Including no-fear recipes, easy-access calorie counts, and minimal-damage mixers, this will be your dream guide to a stress-free skinny life. And lucky for you, this book is probably small enough to fit in your purse. Maybe not in your tiny clutch, but you can't fool me. I know you own more than one bag, sistah. With Skinny Cocktails you can be trim and toasted. Skinny and sauced. Beautiful and belligerent. Well, maybe we don't want to get belligerent. Let's keep it classy, ladies. Written by the publishers of number one industry insider Bartender Magazine, this book is a must-have for calorie-conscious women like you who still want to enjoy the drinks they love. After all, you shouldn't have to lose the glamour of having a few cocktails with your girls for anything. With a little consideration before you booze, the top bartenders in America will teach you that making drinks (and slyly keeping track of calories) can be as satisfying and effortless as slipping on your Little Black Dress.

So put on your skinny jeans, call your girlfriends, shake up some cocktails...and get ready for your best night out yet!

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Table of Contents

Contents Acknowledgments v Welcome to the Skinny Life vii Drink Tools: Getting Ready to Get Your Skinny On xi Part I Ca lories and Ca rbohydrates 1
Calories and Carbohydrates for Liquors 2
Calories and Carbohydrates for Beer 20
Calories and Carbohydrates for Champagne, Wine, and Mixers 27
Part II The Skinny Cocktails 33
pa rt III Skinny Nonalcoholic Drinks 97
Websites 111
Your skinny Recipes 113
Drink Index 115
Alcohol Index 121
About the Authors 127

Jaclyn Wilson Foley and Ray Foley are expert bartenders and publishers of Bartender Magazine. Ray is also the founder of the Bartenders Foundation Inc. and the author of Bartending for Dummies. He has appeared on ABC-TV News, CBS News, NBC News, Good Morning America and Live with Regis and Kathie Lee. He has also been featured in major magazines, including Forbes and Playboy. Jaclyn Wilson Foley is also the author of Girls Night. Ray and Jaclyn reside in New Jersey.

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  • Posted November 19, 2010

    It takes a lot of nerve to publish something like this

    This is a very small compilation of material that is already free and readily available on line. Not breaking any new ground whatsoever. If you are getting it free what the heck but DON'T pay for this. Just look online. There's a lot more available out there.

    7 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 6, 2010

    Got this when it was free and there really isn't anything you can't already find online

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted November 24, 2010

    Cool recipes for the drinker and non-drinker

    I don't know what book the previous poster read, but this is a terrific collection of drinks that cut down on calories, but not on flavor. There are even recipes for non-alcoholic cousins to these drinks. We have tried 5 or 6 of them so far and enjoyed them...more to come! As for the rant that all of this is available online......so are recipes and nutrition facts for just about anything you can think of....it's great to have this collection all in one convenient place. Highly recommended...especially if you are entertaining for the holidays (or anytime).

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 22, 2011

    Waste

    I'm glad I didn't pay for this book. I believe that Weight Watchers also has good information about calories in beverages. To be famous for writing such a book is sad.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 10, 2011

    waisted money

    Tell me something I didn't know

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  • Posted November 27, 2010

    Great Recipes

    I love the skinny virgin cocktail section!

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  • Posted November 26, 2010

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    Worth it for the calorie conscious. :)

    I don't drink very much, but I found it quite interesting the nutritional value, erm, or lack thereof in cocktails. Very nicely organized and easy to follow.

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