Celebration Martini and Give-A-Way!

How inviting is this cute cocktail?


I like to ring in the new year with a little fun and a very cute cocktail…and this one fits my criteria!

I kept a little of the crushed ice in the drink as I like it nice and chilly!

Martini w: sprinkles

May 2016 be a year of new beginnings, great health and balance in your life!

Celebration Martini

For more cocktail inspo…I do have a cute cocktail guide on my site for $3.

To start the year off right, I decided to also do a little give-a-way.


I co-authored the 21 Day Tummy Cookbook–and it is full of many amazing low FODMAP recipes!

For a chance to win this great book, please leave a comment and share your favorite tip on how you add balance to your life. What brings you a little zen and peace?

For me, I find balance in quality time with my kids, a walk with my crazy yet sweet lab Lucy, a glass of red wine and talking with my great husband, Russ or a good run.  OH…and I do love baking too!


Celebration Martini


  • 1 1/2 ounces cake flavored vodka (I used Three Olives)
  • 2 ounces light canned coconut milk
  • 1-2 teaspoons simple syrup (made with sugar NOT high fructose corn syrup)
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract (optional) or splash of Amaretto (though this has not been tested for FODMAP content)
  • crushed ice
  • non pareil sprinkles
  • 1 teaspoon buttercream icing or pure maple syrup


  1. In cocktail shaker, add vodka, coconut milk, simple syrup and almond extract or Amaretto, if using, with crushed ice.
  2. Shake up ingredients in cocktail shaker.
  3. Add icing or maple syrup to rim of martini glass and then dip in non pareils to rim glass.
  4. Add celebration martini mixture to glass.
  5. Start celebrating!