Sparkling ICE cocktails are nice

ICE, ice, baby! It’s time to mix up a fruity, low-calorie cocktail starring sparkling flavored water.

The popularity of sparkling flavored water dates back to the early 1990s, when the “it” brand was Clearly Canadian, derived from springs in British Columbia. In recent years, the non-carbonated variety has taken more of the spotlight. But the sparkling style is ideal for cocktails, providing fruity flavor with a bit of oomph.

If you’re hosting a Super Bowl shindig, the following cocktail recipes offer a great alternative to the typical brewskies. Each is less than 100 calories, which is a calorie bargain.