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You’ve decorated your place to the nines, painted on that festive shade of lipstick, and prepped delicious low-sugar snacks for your all of your friends.

The final touch? A healthy and seasonal drink for all your party people.

Introducing the Low-Sugar Plum Fairy cocktail—created by mixologist-supreme Sarah Ashley Schiear of Salt House—and adorably illustrated by Erin Ellis above. (Cute signage for your bar cart, no?)

And it’s not just for holiday get-togethers. The mulled-spice blend is the quintessential winter drink, also ideal for everything from late night women’s circles to cozy hygge-filled evenings, long past New Year’s.

Scroll down to see the deliciously healthy cocktail, and add it to your libation rotation ASAP.

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Healthy holiday cocktail drink recipe
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Low-Sugar Plum Fairy Cocktail

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients
1 oz. vodka
1 oz. sugar plum syrup, recipe below
1/4 oz. fresh lemon juice
Top with club soda

For the sugar plum syrup
2 plums, chopped
2 cinnamon sticks
1/2 tsp whole allspice
1/4 tsp whole cloves
1/4 tsp ground ginger
1/4 tsp monk fruit sweetener
1/4 cup water

Directions
1. To make the sugar plum syrup, combine all ingredients in a small saucepan. Boil for 5 minutes or until sugar is dissolved and plums have softened. Strain, pressing plums to extract as much liquid as possible.

2. Combine vodka, sugar plum syrup, and lemon juice in a rocks glass over ice. Top with sparkling water or club soda. Toast and enjoy!

Now for your party ensemble—these seven sneakers prove you can rock your kicks to any holiday event. And learn the best way to pile your plate once you hit the party.

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