Spice up your life with some yummy alcohol marinades; there are so many great options to combine food in alcohol for palate bliss. Try a ‘Whiskey Marinade.’ While grilling tofu, veggies, or chicken; you can make a tasty marinade to top it with. For the marinade, combine whiskey, soy sauce, honey, sesame oil, ginger, crushed red pepper, lime juice, and garlic. This mix will enhance those proteins and give you a nice little added kick to your meal. Make a fun soup; a ‘Mezcal Gazpacho Soup’ that combines 2 oz. of Creyente Joven Mezcal in a blender with tomatoes and herbs to create a great smoke flavor. The soup should be served cold, so you will really be able to taste the agave that has been smoked underground, as well as having flavors that complement the roasted tomatoes. This meal goes very well with garlic bread.
For a fun drink, try a ‘Tipsy Mojito Icey.’ It combines honey, lime zest, mint, white rum, lime juice, and water. Freeze during the day to enjoy later on. It will be a refreshing treat for any season. Make it a Mexican night with ‘Tequila Spiked Salsa.’ This delightful dish has agavins in it, which is a natural sugar found in Mexican tequila that’s been proven to help lower glucose levels and make you feel fuller when consuming artificial sugar. Add 2 tablespoons of tequila to your salsa along with the tomato, jalapeno, onion, cilantro, garlic, lime juice, and sea salt. Make a ‘Jelly Shot Orange.’ They are refreshing and fun. Making your own homemade Jell-O shots using unflavored gelatin powder so you can avoid artificial sweeteners is best to do. Cut the oranges in half and scoop out the inside to use for juicing. Combine with alcohol and put the mixture back into the orange skins to refrigerate overnight. Use hard liquor for this, but an orange flavored vodka is definitely recommended. Fresh orange juice is loaded with Vitamin C with low glycemic index that won’t send your blood sugar skyrocketing. Enjoy these lovely treats.