9 Recipes for Hot Toddy Season

Try these delicious hot toddies, with and without alcohol, for fewer calories than other hot drinks.

Mulled Cider

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’Tis the season to cozy up with warm bevvies. But be careful: Many drinks are liquid calorie traps, as calories and sugar can get out of control. Enjoy these hot toddies for under 300 calories per serving.

Non-alcoholic

Mixing apple cider with cinnamon, allspice and cloves makes a delicious toddy that’s low in calories.

There’s nothing better than a warming cup of hot cocoa on a cold day, especially with a touch of soothing ginger.

Flavor your everyday tea with orange and lemon peels, which add a bright dose of cold-fighting vitamin C.

This spin on hot cocoa uses Mexican chocolate and cinnamon.

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Food Stylist: Brett Kurzweil

Photo by: Kang Kim

Kang Kim

Make your own ginger tea using fresh ginger and a sprinkle of cinnamon.

Alcoholic

Vitamin C-rich orange and cranberry juice add flavor to this warming drink.

Winter spices + warming wine = a winning cold-weather combination.

Photo by: Pawel Kaminski

Pawel Kaminski

This tea-based hot bevvie includes rum to spice things up!

Make your own ginger syrup to add to tea or to use in this bourbon-based, warming drink.

Toby Amidor, MS, RD, CDN, is a registered dietitian and consultant who specializes in food safety and culinary nutrition. She is the author of  The Greek Yogurt Kitchen: More Than 130 Delicious, Healthy Recipes for Every Meal of the Day.

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