Food is what we live on; why not make it more enjoyable with alcohol? Get ready to spice up your life with some amazing dishes that will surely make your palate salivate. If you like chicken, then try a ‘whiskey marinade.’ You can use a whiskey marinade when you grill chicken, veggies, or even tofu. To make the marinade, you will combine whiskey, soy sauce, honey, ginger, sesame oil, lime juice, crushed red pepper, and garlic.

It will enhance those proteins and add a fun kick to your meal. Something unique to try would be a ‘Mezcal Gazpacho soup.’ You would combine 2 ounces of Creyente Joven Mezcal in a blender with tomatoes and herbs to create a soup with an amazing smoky flavor. The soup is served cold, so you will really taste the agave that has been smoked underground, and the flavor will really compliment the roasted tomatoes. You can serve it with garlic bread. It will be a yummy appetizer for any meal.

If you like popsicles then try a ‘tipsy mojito icy.’ You will officially be transforming the classic cocktail into a refreshing dessert. You will combine lime juice, honey, mint, lime zest, white rum, and water. Then freeze it. It will surely satisfy your sweet tooth. Mexican food is amazing especially when you can make it yourself.

Try a ‘tequila spiked salsa.’ The agavins (a natural sugar) found in Mexican tequila that has been proven to lower glucose levels and make you feel much fuller than when consuming artificial sugar. To make this lovely dish, you will add two tablespoons of tequila to your salsa, along with onion, tomato, jalapeno, garlic, cilantro, lime juice, and sea salt. This snack can help you lose body fat. Jello shots are all the rage nowadays; instead of making jello shots that are filled with artificial sweeteners, you can now make your own at home using unflavored gelatin powder and fresh oranges. You will cut the oranges in half and scoop out the inside to use for juicing.

Combine with alcohol and put the mixture back in the orange skins to refrigerate overnight. You can use any hard liquor for this special treat, but the best thing to use is orange flavored vodka. The fresh orange juice is loaded with vitamin C with a low glycemic index that won’t make your blood sugar level go through the roof. It’s great for anyone (take out the alcohol for a kids non-alcoholic jello shot). Enjoy all the new dishes and treats that you made all by yourself.