8 Skinny Winter Drinks to Keep the Chill Away


8. Hot Toddy

Call it hot totty. Call it hot tottie. The drink won’t change its taste. If you want something hotter than a hot chocolate tonight, then hot toddy is your bet. It takes less than a minute to make this winter beverage. I don’t drink often, but when I do I love to create something really special.

  • Cuisine: American;
  • Category: Drinks;
  • Serves: 2;
  • Prep Time:5 min;
  • Cook time:10 min;
  • Nutrition Per Serving: 149;


  • 1/4 cup boiling-hot water
  • 2 tablespoons bourbon
  • 1 tablespoon mild honey
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice


In a 6-ounce mug, put lemon juice, bourbon, and honey. Top off with 1/4 cup boiling-hot water and stir for a minute or until honey is fully dissolved. What can be easier or quicker?

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These are my go-to warm drinks that my partner and I love. I believe there’s something special about these hot beverages. Not only do they make the winter season warmer, but they are also diet-friendly as well. All these recipes are versatile so feel free to add your favorite ingredients and share your own ideas in the comments section.

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