Dieting? No problem! You don’t have to put down those cocktails! And that’s because there are healthy alternatives that taste just as awesome as your traditional spiked beverages. I’m going to share 5 fit and fun cocktails that will make you wonder, “Why didn’t I try these sooner?!”
Don’t sacrifice the taste, just the calories! Let’s get down to the boozy details, shall we?
- The Original Mojito: 72 Calories
Sounds sweet? Don’t run for the hills just yet! This drink uses fresh mint leaves, simple syrup, lime juice, rum and chilled soda water all combined into a simple yet delicious recipe. At only 72 calories, what do you have to lose? Check out the recipe here!
- Watermelon Mojito: 100 Calories
According to Healthline, “watermelon is a fruit with one of the lowest amounts of calories with only 46 calories per cup.” It contains vital elements such as vitamin C, vitamin A, potassium and magnesium plus many more. And the best part about watermelon is the taste! It’s especially delicious when you combine it with a little bit of liquor. This juicy mojito is made up of pureed watermelon, fresh mint leaves, light rum, simple syrup and freshly squeezed lime juice. It takes about 10 minutes to prepare and is easy to make! Check out the cool recipe here.
- Creamy Pina Colada: 158 Calories
If you like Pina Coladas and gettin’ caught in the rain then this wonderful concoction is perfect for you! According to Organic Facts, pineapples help to treat arthritis, boost immunity, improve cellular health and aid digestion. This recipe is made with homemade coconut milk, fresh pineapple and gold rum. It’s super simple to create so you can starting sippin’ sooner rather than later. Grab your ingredients and make it today!
- Elevated Margarita: 170 Calories
There’s nothing wrong with enjoying a classic margarita after a long day! You’ll need Tequila, lime juice, agave nectar and a lime wheel. You may be wondering, “What in the world is agave nectar?” It’s a healthier alternative to sugar and can be used to sweeten both foods and beverages. Livestrong states, “This honey-like sap comes from the leaves of the blue agave, a succulent plant widely grown in Mexico.” Ready to start sippin’? Try this recipe and enjoy the classic flavors you love without all the sugar!
- Passionate Peach Bellinis: 209 Calories
Peaches pack a delicious punch! They are filled with vitamins and minerals that maintain healthy skin, help to prevent eye diseases and aid in treating diabetes (just to name a few). Combine the power of the peach with bubbly and you have a recipe for bliss. This waist-friendly cocktail is made with frozen peaches, champagne, peach schnapps, fresh sour, grenadine and simple syrup. Starting mixing tonight!
Drink alone or make a batch for all of your friends. Whatever you decide, you don’t have to feel guilty to enjoy a skinny cocktail!
Here’s to your continued health. Salute!
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