Dr Oz: Anti-Aging Cocktails
With Dr Oz using his entire Ultimate Girl’s Guide show to discuss how to look and feel your best on the inside and outside, it’s only natural to give you the best cocktails that help fight aging and give your skin a healthy glow, such as recipes for the Skin-Saving Sangria, the Gorgeous Green-tini and the Memory-Magnifying Mojito.
Doctor Oz challenged Mixologist Darryl Robison and Dietician, Julieanna Heaver, to create delicious tasting cocktails that won’t pack on the pounds (and are actually good for you, too!) Did Darryl and Julieanna live up to the challenge? Check it out!
Dr Oz: Skin-Saving Sangria Recipe
1 bottle Pinot Noir
4 oz Tequila (agave plant base)
4 oz peach nectar
2 C orange/pineapple juice
1 whole pineapple
2.6 oz cartons black berries
Fill large pitcher with ice and fruit
Pour in bottle of wine
Add tequila and peach purée
Add orange/pineapple juice
Garnish with orange slice
It’s time to party!!!!!
Blackberries contain anti-oxidants helps fight wrinkles. Orange, pineapple and peaches help stimulate collagen production.
Dr Oz: Memory Magnifying Mojito Recipe
1.5 oz rum
2 mango slices
2 ginger slices (aids in memory and helps relieve stress)
1 bunch of mint leaves (8-10)
1 oz fresh lime juice
1 club soda
1 Stevia packet
Mush, or muddle together the ginger and mango in a glass
Smack in the mint leaves (do not muddle)
Add rum, ice and Stevia
Pour into to shaker and shake it up!
Pour into glass
Top with a splash of club soda
Ginger contains gingerols, which are antioxidants, which protects the brain. The flesh of the mango also contains anti-oxidants that have been shown to boost memory.
Dr Oz: Gorgeous Green-tini Recipe
2 oz vodka
2 oz green tea (contains antioxidants to slow aging process and even fight cancer.)
½ oz lemon juice (fresh)
1 agave nectar
3-4 drops chlorophyll extract (in nature in the grass and leaves. Has oxygenizing effect.)
Pomegranate seeds (rich in fiber to help fill you up)
Combine ice, vodka, brewed green tea, lemon juice, chlorophyll extract and agave nectar into a shaker and shake it up! Pour mixture into a glass and garnish with pomegranate seeds on the bottom.
Green tea has powerful anti-oxidants (ECGC). It can help stimulate the circulation for a gorgeous glow.
Trying any of these cocktails? Leave a message and let me know how it tastes!