By Perrie Samotin, StyleCaster
cocktailsIt's that time of year when holiday cheer abounds, and more often than not it's in the form of food and drink. While we know indulging in sweets can pack on the pounds, empty-calorie cocktails can also be sneaky diet busters-thanks to hidden ingredients like simple syrup, added sugars, juice, and various sweet liqueurs.
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Luckily, not all cocktails are waistline saboteurs, so in the spirit of the season, we've rounded up 20 healthy alcoholic drinks that won't totally ruin your diet. And while we know the word "healthy" is relative when it comes to booze, there are several ways to make occasional imbibing decidedly guilt-free. But remember: Everything in moderation, ladies. A few glasses of brut Champgne is OK, a few bottles is not.
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1. Red wine.
The antioxidants found in red wine, such as flavonoids and a