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Rosé Skinny Sangria Bar

The Skinny Confidential and Rosé Sangria.

The Skinny Confidential and Rosé Sangria.

The Skinny Confidential and Rosé Sangria.
In my experience, Sangria has always been meh.

( ‘Meh’ is my new word, by the way. Definition: Indifference; to be used when one simply does not care. A: What do you want for dinner? B: Meh. )

But honestly, it’s never really done it for me.

I mean, ya there’s fruit ( love ) & wine ( double love ), but I feel like it typically contains way too much sugar, unnecessary alcohol(s) AKA liqueur, & the wrong wine ( no one wants Merlot in summer— just saying ).

SO.

What’s a girl to do?

Make her own skinny Rosé Sangria, naturally.

Presenting…skinny summer sangria:

The Skinny Confidential and Rosé Sangria.

The Skinny Confidential and Rosé Sangria.

Rosé is summer water.

It’s light, dry, & crisp-ish.

P.S. don’t confuse Rosé with white Zinfandel— they’re completely different.

Just trust me & give Rosé a try. Just PLEASE. One try; you won’t be disappointed because it’s literally insane. ESP Whispering Angel ( << this isn’t a sponsored post, I just really like WA Rosé ).

Anyway. Back to the skinny Sangria.

Shocker, but I kind of winged it. First I started off with the ingreds:

The Skinny Confidential and Rosé Sangria.

The Skinny Confidential and Rosé Sangria.

And then I incorporated my new patio bar.

Yes.

I have an inside bar cart and outside bar cart. Although this may sound somewhat alarming, it’s not because the cute carts can be used for parties/entertaining/vanities ( not just for alcohol ).

Side note on the bar’s design: I bought this Target bar cart ( << which is on sale!! ) & had it hand painted to match my patio’s aesthetic ( if you’re interested in a similar bar cart, e-mail me at Lauryn@TheSkinnyConfidential.com & I’ll hook you up with the painter ).

Diet and fitness and health.

Ok, so first off, I filled a Mason Jar pitcher with tons of ice ( like, TONS of ice ).

Then I added two bottles of Rosé, 1 bottle of Perrier, & a little bit of Lemon Love Suja ( if you don’t have LL Suja, add fresh lemonade, sparingly ).

Again, I’m totally not a measuring cup kind of girl, so bear with me.

After adding the liquid I threw in my favorite berries ( raspberries & boysenberries ), Meyer lemon wedges ( DER! ), a couple apple slices, a handful of chopped mint & CHIA SEEDS ( yessss, chia seeds AKA one of the healthiest foods on the planet— they’re full of protein & benefits…& oh-so-good! ) AND then…I kind of churred the mixture ( like butter circa 1800 ) with a wooden stick.

MMMhhmmm.

Soooo delicious & literally the perfect summer cocktail because who the doesn’t love a Rosé Sangria bar?

If you’re not a fan, you’re totally killing my summer vibe.

Cheers!

x L

The Skinny Confidential and Rosé Sangria.

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You know when you literally can’t stop eating something?

For some reason it’s just all you want?

And like, every single meal you crave that certain something.

Ya well that was me this weekend— basically I had a major peach moment.

Seriously though, I swear after this weekend I might turn into a damn peach.

( Side: if you’re in CA. seriously RUN to local supermarket; they’re perfectly perfect right now ( is anyone with me? ) ).

Anyway I used plump, summer peaches to make peachy breakfasts/lunches/dinners. Think: oatmeal with mashed peaches mixed with cinnamon/honey/chia seeds, grilled peaches with Gruyere cheese, a peach arugula, radish, & almond salad, peach popsicles, and salmon with a side of sliced peaches.

Hell, I even made TSC DIY peach jam 5 second jam.

& I may or may not have forced Michael to drive to Whole Foods ( twice ) for peaches.

What gives?!

Maybe I’m pregnant.

HA! I kid, I kid.

What’s your latest craving?

x L

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You know what?

I don’t hate Mondays.

Like really- I haven’t hated them for years.

Actually, quite the contrary: I F-ing love ‘um.

Every Monday I log on to Instagram // FB & I see a quote about how Mondays suck ass.

I mean…if you absolutely hate Mondays more than life itself, then maybe examine why.

Is it because of your profession? Because it’s a new week? Because you can’t sleep-in? Because of a person you have to see?

Personally it’s a fresh start, a day to rock, a night to feel like I’ve been super productive, & ultimately a day to clean the slate & just freaking kill it.

I love my job— & if I didn’t love it, I’d find something else to invest my time in. It’s that easy.

Because at the end of the day who wants to absolutely dread a day of the week?

I mean…technically the day comes 52 times a year…so maybe find a reason to kinda, sort of like Mondays. Pick up a hobby, hang with your GF’s, or take a walk on the beach every Monday so you have something to look forward to.

So. What’s your thoughts on Monday? Tell, tell.

Oh! & happy St. Patty’s Day, X L

{ P.S. I’m super stoked because my proformer Pilates studio has offered a sick deal to all TSC readers: your first class is FREE, then get 50% off for four ‘Intro CORE 40′ classes ( normally $40 dollars ). So that’s five classes for just $20! Use code: SKINNYCORE. Cool beans, rig

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