Unhealthy Holiday Drinks to Avoid
Published Jul 15, 2009 at 11:40 AM
Holiday parties mean great food and tasty cocktails. No wonder why the average person gains five pounds over the holidays.
It's very tempting to indulge in fancy mixed-drinks and after you've had a few, who's keeping track of how many calories you've consumed?
Keep of the weight and avoid these high-calorie holiday drinks:White Russian: made of vodka, coffee liqueur and cream. 863 calories. Spiced Eggnog: regular eggnog mixed with spiced rum. 343 calories. Mudslide: White Russian with the addition of Bailey's Irish Cream and chocolate syrup. 851 calories. Chocolate Martini: Your choice of vodka, chocolate liquor, and chocolate crumbles on the rim. 438 calories. Mulled Wine: Packed with sugar. 356 calories, 40 grams of carbs. Irish Coffee: Coffee, whiskey, Bailey's, whipped cream. 320 calories. Long Island Iced Tea: Rum, gin, vodka, tequila, triple sec, sour mix and a splash of cola join forces to create this high-calorie drink. 380 calories.
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