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Brunch Beverage Breakdown



Easter is all about the brunch. If you go out or stay in here is a little reference guide for a variety of drinks that often accompany any brunch from fresh squeezed fruit juice to the classic Bloody Mary (which is not really the best way to get your lycopene, but might be the most fun).

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Drink Calories
Bellini (champagne and peach puree) (1 drink) 65
Mimosa (champagne and orange juice) (1 drink) 80
Bloody Mary (tomato juice, lime juice, Worcestershire and Tabasco sauce, 1 stalk of celery, and vodka) (1 drink) 266
Fresh squeezed orange juice (1 cup) 110
Fresh squeezed tangerine juice (1 cup) 106
Grapefruit juice (12 oz) 145
Apple Juice (12 oz) 175
Apple Cider (12 oz) 124
Unsweetened Cranberry Juice (12 oz) 174
Carrot Juice (12 oz) 142
Lemonade (12 oz) 165
Coffee with 1 tbsp cream (6 oz) 33
Black Coffee (6 oz) 0
Herbal Tea (6 oz) 0
Sweetened Iced Tea (12 oz) 107
Skim Milk (12 oz) 136
Lowfat Milk (12 oz) 156
Chocolate Milk (12 oz) 227
Soy Milk (12 oz) 150

Fit's Tips: Making your own beverages is always better since you know exactly what's going in your glass. Try this Chambord Spritzer recipe from my dear friend Yum. And this Bellini made from blood oranges sounds deliciously refreshing in the morning.

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PinkNC PinkNC 9 years
I'd try that one. You gotta try something new every once in a while...right?
smartypantssugar smartypantssugar 10 years
That actually makes sense kscincotta. OJ is high in calories because there's a lot of sugar. Good, natural, found in fruit sugar - but it does have calories. I figure the nutrients outweigh the calories, though.
kscincotta kscincotta 10 years
So I get less calories if I add champagne to my oj than if I drink it straight? While logically, I know that's because the orange juice is more dilute, but still, that's an awesome trick!
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