Healthy Hollywood: Fab Food Friday – Drink to the Irish!

Spread the luck of the Irish this Sunday on St. Patrick’s Day. Celebrity party planner Mark Addison shares with Healthy Hollywood some recipes for festive cocktails. Drink up! There’s more to this day than green beer.

Lucky Leprechaun:

Ingredients:
1 oz. Midori Melon Liqueur
1 oz. Malibu Rum
6 oz. Pineapple Juice
Lime Wheel for garnish
Mix ingredients in a glass or shaker with ice. Strain into martini glass. Garnish with a lime wheel.


Guinness Ice Cream Float:

Ingredients:
I scoop vanilla ice cream
1 can Guinness draught
Add ice cream to pint glass. Pour the Guinness carefully on top of the ice cream and wait for foam to go down before filling to the top. Blend in blender if you want for an Irish milkshake (tip: use flat beer)

Traditional Irish Coffee:

Ingredients:
1 oz. Bailey’s Original Irish Cream
1 oz. Bushmills Whiskey
Fresh brewed coffee
Fresh whipped cream
Pour Baileys, Bushmills and coffee into a mug. Top with a dollop of whipped cream.
For more recipes and party tips, check out Mark Addison.

-- Terri MacLeod

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