Yes, you read it right. Our sunset-inspired lingerie collection got us thinking about the endless summer cocktail parties that you will be hosting (or attending) this season. And yes, we know, those evenings are going to be wild, flamboyant and full of fun… just like our fabulous intimate apparel. That’s the reason we’ve decided to bring to you some kick-ass cocktail recipes that will not only help you beat the summer heat, but it will help you beat it in style!
So invite your friends over and get ready for a refreshing dose of energy with these cool cocktails knowing they were inspired by our sexy lingerie made exclusively for you. Along with the recipes, we’ve also shared some health tips to keep you plump and hydrated this summer.
Sunset Orange: This will give you a happy high!
Ingredients: 55 ml lemon-flavored vodka, 25 ml cointreau or triple sec, A splash of lime juice, A splash of orange juice
Method: Put all of the above ingredients in a shaker. Shake well, and serve it in a tall glass rimmed with sugar. Serve it on the rocks, of course. You can garnish it with an orange slice, if you want.
Hydration tip: Have lots of fresh orange juice this summer, it helps cure sunburn. It’s one of the best source of vitamin C. It has beneficial nutrients such as minerals, vitamins, flavonoids and phytonutrients that helps balance blood pressure, lowers bad cholesterol and also reduces inflammation. Not to mention it’s antioxidant properties keeps your skin fresh and young-looking!
Cherry Cheers: To add a zing to the party
Ingredients: 25 ml cherry vodka, 25 ml triple sec, A splash of cranberry juice, A splash of grenadine, Cherries to garnish
Method: Keeping cranberry juice aside, mix the rest of the ingredients in a shaker. Pour it into a glass and then top with cranberry juice. Garnish it with cherries.
Hydration tip: Cherries are extremely high in heart-healthy potassium, which regulates heart rate and blood pressure and reduces the risk of hypertension. That’s one of the reasons a bowl of plump cherries works the best post your workout session this season – on an average cherries has 80 percent of water content. What’s more, it decreases belly fat!
Pineapple Peppers: This drink is for the young and daring!
Ingredients: 50 ml vodka, 60 ml pineapple juice, 10ml limejuice, Pieces of diced red, yellow bell peppers, A few pineapple chunks, Strips of bell peppers to garnish
Method: Add pieces of bell pepper and chunks of pineapple in a shaker and muddle. Add all the ingredients, add ice and shake well. Strain into a glass. Garnish it with strips of bell pepper.
Hydration tip: Juicy, tangy and sweet, pineapples are loaded with vitamin A and C, fiber, potassium and calcium. The best benefit of pineapples, according to us, is that it not only prevents hairfall and helps keep the scalp healthy but its also responsible for thick, luscious hair!
Psychedelic Sling: To get the party started…
Ingredients: 50 ml rum, 30 ml triple sec, 60 ml orange juice, 60 ml mango juice, A dash of Grenadine
Method: Blend all the ingredients except grenadine syrup. Pour it in a glass, top with grenadine syrup and serve it with ice.
Hydration tip: Summer is synonymous with Mango – the king of fruits! So it goes without saying you’ll be gorging this fruit in its all form – as fruit, as juice, as milkshake and whatnot! But just so you know mangoes contain 25 varieties of carotenoids that helps boost immunity. And yes, they’re rich in Vitamin E which helps improve sex drive! :p