July 31, 2018

You can have your cocktail and stay in ketosis too!  That's right, did you know that 1oz of vodka has only 65 calories and zero carbs?  If you're like us, and enjoy an occasional cocktail, our friends at Square One Organic Spirits show us how to make them, keto style.

Rosemary Botanical Bramble
by Square One Organic Spirits

1.5 oz. Square One Botanical
.5 oz. fresh lemon juice
1 oz. Keto Simple Syrup (2:1) (recipe below)
3 blackberries +1 for garnish
2 sprigs of rosemary

Directions for Keto Simple Syrup (2:1) 
1 cup water
2 cups Swerve or Lakanto (1:1 Monkfruit/Erythritol sugar substitutes)

Combine sugar and water in a small saucepan over medium heat and stir until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat, let cool to room temperature and transfer to a clean glass jar. 

Directions for cocktail
Muddle one sprig of rosemary with blackberries in cocktail tin.  Add all other ingredients and shake with ice.  Strain into highball glass filled with crushed ice.  Using the end of one rosemary sprig, spear a blackberry and use as a garnish. 
Optional: top with club soda.