Healthy Whiskey & Ginger

Whiskey gingers just got a little more healthy

By itself, whiskey contains healthy antioxidants, but the sugary cola that it’s typically mixed with only adds unnecessary calories and makes you dehydrated. Substitute this ginger mixture instead of cola for a healthier whiskey drink.

This recipe is provided by Healthline.

1
Servings
407
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1  Tablespoon  grated ginger
  • 2  Cups  water
  • 1.5  Ounces  whiskey
  • 1  Teaspoon  agave nectar
  • 1  Dash of  dash of bitters

Directions

Boil 1 tbsp. of grated ginger in 2 cups water and chill. Mix ½ cup ginger water with 1.5 oz. whiskey, 1 tsp. of agave nectar, and a dash of bitters. Serve over ice and garnish with lemon peel.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
6g
9%
Sugar
10g
11%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Carbohydrate, by difference
66g
51%
Protein
12g
26%
Vitamin A, RAE
520µg
74%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
3µg
3%
Calcium, Ca
390mg
39%
Choline, total
21mg
5%
Fiber, total dietary
8g
32%
Folate, total
192µg
48%
Iron, Fe
25mg
100%
Magnesium, Mg
114mg
36%
Manganese, Mn
2mg
100%
Niacin
13mg
93%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
335mg
48%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
24µg
44%
Sodium, Na
326mg
22%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
369g
14%
Zinc, Zn
3mg
38%

Healthy Shopping Tip

Choose raw fruits, vegetables, and meats, and unprocessed foods.

Healthy Cooking Tip

Substitute butter for olive oil, and bake, broil, or grill instead of fry.