With a sharp knife I peeled off a few peels – they just look so pretty! Thanks so much! Even then it’s not especially caloric. I make mine with gin, fresh lime juice, and a small spoonful of frozen limeade concentrate. The traditional recipe for a gimlet is as follows: Us being the skinny-cocktail enthusiasts that we are, I wanted to create a version of the gimlet that is lower in calories and sugar, but just as delicious! gin or vodka; 1 oz. We share Recipes From Our Dinner Table! simple syrup and 1/2 oz lime juice) Garnish with a lime; Us being the skinny-cocktail enthusiasts that we are, I wanted to create a version of the gimlet that is lower in calories and sugar, but just as delicious! They were a Christmas purchase over a decade ago. And strawberry seemed the perfect flavor for Valentine’s Day. – Over medium heat in a small sauce pan, stir water, lime juice mixture, and the sugar/Splenda mixture until sugar and Splenda have dissolved, about 3 minutes. Recently, just past the time of new year’s resolutions, I posted a nice Valentine’s dessert. Sweet-tart and flavorful, this Skinny Strawberry Gimlet is perfect for Valentine’s Day. Stir in airtight container in fridge. ( Log Out /  The traditional recipe for a gimlet is as follows: 2 oz. I looked up some great ‘lime simple syrup’ recipes online and I modified my favorite so that I could use half Splenda and half sugar. Gimlets are all about delivering a strong punch of lime juice with your liquor of choice. – Juice limes and add lime zest and peels to juice. – Wash limes and once they are dry, zest 2 of them. Another common variation on the gimlet is to use vodka instead of gin for a vodka gimlet. Yes, the sugar free is great for a guilt-free Italian soda too! I’m a Certified Mixologist. Strain peels and zest from mixture before using. With palm trees waving, and strawberries in season, it was perfect. Change ), Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window). Tips on how to encourage kids to eat HEALTHY! **, The Kissters, Hi, how are you both? https://artofnaturalliving.com/2020/01/26/skinny-strawberry-gimlet Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. I prefer vodka over gin as well, and I cannot wait to try this gimlet. 1/2 cup fresh lime juice ( I used 5 limes). This will last up to 3 days. Place all the ingredients except the garnish in a cocktail shaker. Most people tend to add simple syrup or straight sugar to their Vodka Gimlets. Now traditionally, the Gimlet is a mixture of sweetened lime juice and gin. How a 10 dollar drugstore mascara CHANGED MY LIFE! Your email address will not be published. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. My mother in law loved a good gimlet. 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