Stocked bar for low caloric drinks for entertaining at home

I am not a fancy drinker at home mainly because I like the yummy sweet drinks which means weight gain. And I had no idea what to buy until I came across this list.

Luckily the Hungry Girl has made it simple for those of us that would like to have the fancy drinks without all the calories.  Here are her suggestions…

Liquor essentials – Vodka, rum, and tequila are good basics, and flavored varieties can be fun ways to amp up your drinks. Orange-flavored vodka? Yes, please! Passion fruit rum? Heck, yeah!

No-calorie and low-calorie mixers
– Club soda, diet cola (we like Coke Zero), diet lemon-lime soda (Sprite Zero rules!), light juice drinks (Trop50 has many flavors), and sugar-free powdered drink mixes (duh, Crystal Light) are at the top of our list.
Sugar-free flavored syrups – If you don’t know about Torani, it’s time you learned. Scope out the brand’s many sugar-free flavors, find a flavor or two that you love, and order some online. (You can also find them at stores like BevMo! and Cost Plus World Market.)
Ice – We can’t emphasize how important it is to have good ice. Boo to freezer burn! If you have one of those refrigerators that dispenses crushed ice, SCORE! You are one lucky duck.
Fruit – Whether fresh, canned (in juice), or frozen (without added sweeteners), fruit is good to keep on hand for making blended beverages and garnishing mixed drinks.
Bar tools – We keep it simple: a jigger (to measure shots), a measuring cup with ounce markings (to measure mixers), a shaker, a blender, glasses, and bendy straws!
A copy of Hungry Girl Happy Hour – What? This adorable cocktail book is a guilt-free bartender’s best friend. Plus, there are super-delicious party foods inside! (Recipes for them, that is. Not actual food items.)

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