Thyme, Lime, and Lavender Crisp Recipe

Thyme, Lime, and Lavender Crisp Recipe
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Another of Christine Dionese’s elegant, low cal creations, this bright beverage uses St. Germain, a very smart mixer with just 80 calories per ounces and just 18 percent sugar by volume.

Read more about the Best Alcoholic Drinks for Your Diet.

6
Servings
199
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 6 sprigs lavender (3 for garnish)
  • 6 sprigs thyme (3 for garnish)
  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 3 ounces St. Germain liqueur
  • 12 ounces vodka
  • 1 splash soda water

Directions

Pack 6 glasses half full with ice. Muddle 3 sprigs each of lavender and thyme with lime juice. Add St. Germain and vodka to shaker. Shake well and pour over ice. Top each with soda water. Garnish the top of each glass with lavender and thyme. Encourage guest to stir in lavender and thyme garnish as they sip.

Nutritional Facts

Sugar
5g
6%
Carbohydrate, by difference
5g
4%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
1mg
1%
Magnesium, Mg
1mg
0%
Phosphorus, P
3mg
0%
Sodium, Na
2mg
0%
Water
44g
2%

Thyme Shopping Tip

Keep both fresh herbs and dried herbs on hand. Dry herbs will last a long time, while fresh herbs have a short shelf-life.

Thyme Cooking Tip

If you want the flavor of herbs in your food without the actual pieces, wrap them in cheese cloth and cook; discard before eating.