Eating your daily portion of vegetables can be more fun if you mix them into your cocktail! Try these vegetable-heavy cocktails if you want to make your drinking experience a little bit healthier.
Freshly squeezed vegetables and vegetable juice are packed with vitamins and antioxidants. That even makes having two of them feel nearly guilt-free. You’re welcome!
The Bloody Sapling
Recipe by Sapling Spirits
Bloody Sapling is a bloody delicious cocktail made with climate positive British vodka! Sapling vodka is incredibly smooth, a subtle citrus touch is mixed with a hint of grassy sweetness. Give it a try.
- 50ml Sapling Vodka
- 10ml British Red Wine
- 10ml British Fortified Wine (Sherry if you have none)
- 75ml Fresh Tomato Juice
- 15ml Fresh Lemon Juice
- Pinch Garlic Salt, Pinch Salt
- 3 Grind Black Pepper
- 4 Dash Worcester Sauce
- 2 Dash Celery Bitters
- 2 Dash Aromatic Bitters
- 8 drops Tabasco
Salt the rim of the glass: rub a lemon wedge around the edge of the glass and dip it onto a small plate with salt. Fill the glass with ice. Add the vodka, tomato juice,Tabasco, Worcestershire Sauce, black pepper, paprika, plus a pinch of garlic salt into the glass. Shake it gently and then strain into the glass. Garnish your Bloody Sapling with a celery stick, olives, and lemon wedge.
Pumpkin Spice Margarita
Tequila, orange liqueur, and a pumpkin spice simple syrup all work unexpectedly well together in this fun fall cocktail.
- 60ml - Vivir Reposado Tequila
- 30ml - Orange Liqueur
- 15ml - fresh lime juice
- 15ml - simple syrup
- 60ml - Pumpkin Spice Puree
- 2 Tablespoons coarse sea salt
- 1 Tablespoon brown sugar
- ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
- Cinnamon sticks for garnish
Wet the rim of your margarita glass with a lime wedge and dip in the mixture of salt, sugar, and cinnamon. Fill the glass with ice and set aside.
Fill the cocktail shaker with ice. Pour tequila, liqueur, lime juice, simple serum, and pumpkin simple puree. Shake until well chilled. Strain into prepared glass and garnish with a cinnamon stick.
The Sweet Potato Cocktail
Spiced rum and sweet potato puree make a great couple. Try this easy recipe next time you are in the mood for something spicy and juicy.
- 6oml - Warner’s Trash & Treasure Spiced Botanical Rum
- 1/4 cup sweet potato puree
- 15ml - grapefruit juice
- 30ml - pear juice
Shake all ingredients and serve in a highball glass over ice.
Sparkling wine and carrot juice? Wine not! Autumn is a perfect time to try this easy and sophisticated serve.
- 1 part carrot juice
- 1 part sparkling wine
- Carrot stems or parsley sprigs for garnish
Add carrot juice and sparkling wine to a champagne glass. Garnish with carrot stems or parsley sprigs and serve. You can start with adding less carrot juice and then if you'd like a little more carrot, go for it.
The Beet Juice Cocktail
Beet juice is packed with vibrant flavors and antioxidants and it works well with gin and amaro. The earthy beet juice and rich herbaceous and bittersweet notes perfectly balance the herbal gin base. Give it a try!
- 45ml - Cotswolds Dry Gin
- 45ml - Londinido Amaro
- 45ml - 100% beet juice
- Aromatic bitters
- Fresh herbs to garnish
Pour gin, amaro, and beet juice into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously. Strain into a coupe glass, add a few dashes of bitters and stir gently. Garnish the drink with a sprig of rosemary or other herbs you like.