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Cocktails & Steaz Make the Perfect Prickly Pear

Who doesn’t love sipping a sweet summer cocktail by the beach, at a barbecue or during a boozy brunch with friends? It’s the best. However, the wicked hangover and insane amounts of calories you consumed, are not.

If only there was a way to sip away the summer guilt-free. By swapping your usual tonic, soda, or worse, sugary syrup with Steaz Prickly Pear Water, a beverage combining cactus fruit with green tea, there is! You can serve up low-cal cocktails that don’t skimp on flavor.

But it gets better—not only does Prickly Pear make for a yummy mixer, it can actually help combat hangovers. Steaz is chock full of antioxidants and electrolytes, helping you stay hydrated, healthy and happy. “Prickly Pear has strong anti-inflammatory properties that can promote health,” explains Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Peggy Kotospoulos. “Plus, it’s loaded with extra vitamins and minerals.”

So, save a can for the morning after and start mixing cocktails! Steaz provided three seriously tasty and skinny recipes to get your summer sips started off right. Cheers!

Prickly Pear Pom Martini

  • Ingredients
    • 2 oz Vodka
    • 2oz Steaz Prickly Pear Water
    • 1oz Pom Juice
    • Strawberry or Cherry Garnish

Fill a shaker with ice. Add Vodka, Steaz Prickly Pear Water and Pom. Shake, pour and garnish with a cherry or strawberry and enjoy.

Prickly Pear Paloma

  • Ingredients
    • 5oz Tequila
    • 4oz Steaz Prickly Pear Water
    • 2oz Grapefruit or Grapefruit Juice
    • Club Soda

Rim your glass with salt or sugar. Fill a shaker with ice. Add tequila, Steaz Prickly Pear Water and Grapefruit. Shake and strain into a glass over over. Top off with club soda and garnish with grapefruit and enjoy.

Prickly Pear Punch

  • Ingredients
    • 5oz Tequila
    • 3oz Steaz Prickly Pear Water
    • 1oz Prosecco
    • 5oz Honey
    • Lemon Rind
    • Sugar

Place lemon rind and a pinch of sugar into a glass and muddle. Top muddled mixture with ice. Fill shaker with ice and add tequila, Steaz Prickly Pear Water and honey. Shake and strain into glass with ice. Top off with Prosecco. Stir and enjoy.


Sip away your summer the healthy way with Steaz.