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Low-Calorie Cocktails

Low-calorie cocktails can be delicious and fun to drink.

Store-bought drinks are usually packed full of sugar and higher in calories which can add up quickly and exceed your daily total.

Homemade cocktails are the way to go. Not only can you make the cocktails to your liking, you have control over the ingredients and sugar added to them.

These cocktails are perfect for you if you feel like an alcoholic drink but also want to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

While you’re trying to lose weight, moderate consumption of alcohol will not derail your health and wellness goals.

However, it’s important to account for any additional calories that may be consumed. This will ensure you keep your weight loss goals on track.

While alcohol is not necessarily harmful to your health in moderation, it is still important to remember alcohol is not good for your health when consumed excessively as mentioned by Better Health.

Low-Calorie Cocktails
Low-Calorie Cocktails

Recipes – Low-Calorie Cocktails

Mojito

My favourite go-to when I choose a cocktail. Low in sugar, refreshing, and has that delicious minty flavour.

This simple and easy cocktail is perfect for any occasion and you usually have most ingredients on hand.

Delicious as a mocktail or cocktail and is versatile to change it up.

I have even tried this cocktail with passionfruit pulp!

Recipe and directions:

Fill half the glass with ice, add all ingredients, and stir well.

Low-Calorie Cocktails - Mojito
Low-Calorie Cocktails – Mojito

Bitters and Soda Cocktail

The classic Bitters and Soda cocktail can be made with healthy beverages like soda water, sparkling water or zero-sugar lemonade for a touch of sweetness. It is low-calorie and full of flavor.

It is a popular choice for an alcoholic drink that is low in calories when mixed with bitters, soda or even kombucha.

Easy and simple to make yourself at home. You can buy low-calorie mixers to reduce the calories, and add herbs for flavoring and decoration.

You can even adjust the ratio of these ingredients to suit your needs. However, you should remember to drink alcoholic drinks in moderation.

Recipe and directions:

Fill half the glass with ice, add all ingredients, and stir well.

Garnish with lemon or lime wedge.

Sans Drinks

Pineapple and Rosemary Crush

If you are looking for a refreshing drink, try a Pineapple Rosemary Crush cocktail.

This cocktail also makes the list of low-calorie cocktails for its low-calorie and sugar count.

It’s made with fresh pineapple, sparkling wine, and ginger ale. With crushed rosemary sprigs are added for garnish.

Recipe and directions:

Fill half the glass with ice, add all ingredients and stir well.

Garnish with Rosemary sprig.

Raspberry and Peach Prosecco Punch

During the summer, a cold refreshing drink with a fruity flavour is just what you need to help relax and cool off.

This refreshing recipe is packed with prosecco, peach juice, and raspberries. The combination of raspberries and peaches adds an extra spark of flavour.

This fruity beverage is packed with hints of sweet and sparkling. A single serving contains approximately 110 calories.

This drink is rich in peach flavor and is refreshing for summer parties and looks great when served in a punch bowl or pitcher.

Recipe and directions:

Fill half the glass with ice, add all ingredients and stir well.

Kombucha Margarita

A healthier twist on the popular margarita. Only this margarita makes the list of low-calorie cocktails for the addition of Kombucha.

Kombucha is a fermented black tea that is high in health benefits for its probiotic elements which can help promote good gut health. The fermented drink is full of healthy bacteria and also has detoxifying properties.

Who knew Kombucha and Tequila are a perfect combo for making a margarita!

Recipe and directions:

Fill half the glass with ice, add all ingredients, and stir well.

You could try salting the rim for that classic margarita look.

Link available to jazz up your own cocktail with a salt rimmer featuring all-natural ingredients, these Creative Mixology Margarita Salt Rimmers will elevate your cocktail menu, adding colour, sparkle, and taste to margaritas.

Low-Calorie Cocktails - Margarita
Low-Calorie Cocktails – Margarita

Kalimotxo

A Kalimotxo is a low-calorie drink made with red wine and cola and is only approximately 107 calories per serving.

Making the list of low-calorie cocktails for the use of cola with zero sugar. This cocktail is a refreshing choice for a hot summer day.

Recipe and directions:

Fill the glass with ice, add equal parts of red wine and zero-sugar cola and stir well.

Serve with a slice of lemon or lime.

Citrus Summer Cocktail

Another perfect cocktail to add to your low-calorie cocktails list is the Citrus Summer Cocktail.

This citrus summer cocktail is light on calories but packs a citrus punch. It is full of flavour and is perfect for those warm summer evenings.

Recipe and directions:

Fill half the glass with ice, and add all ingredients. Stir well.

Bloody Mary

Recipe and directions:

Combine all ingredients in a shaker, and shake until combined. Alternatively, you can stir in a glass.

Garnish with a celery stick.

Esspresso Martini – Low Calorie Style!

The perfect combination – alcohol, and coffee!

Except this cocktail is without all the added sugar that would usually come with an espresso martini. Tastes just as delicious and it’s only approximately 109 calories!

Recipe and directions:

Combine all ingredients in a shaker, and shake until combined.

Serve with a few coffee beans for a decorative look.

Low-Calorie Cocktails - Espresso Martini
Low-Calorie Cocktails – Espresso Martini

Strawberry Daiquiri

A Strawberry Daiquiri has to be top of mind when it comes to choosing a cocktail.

Known for its sweet flavour and thick slushy like consistency this cocktail is the perfect summer cocktail and party favourite.

This strawberry daiquiri recipe is top of my low-calorie cocktails list for good reason. With no added sugar and fresh strawberries used to naturally sweeten the cocktail, this makes for a quick and simple cocktail.

Recipe and directions:

Blend all the ingredients until combined and smooth, and pour into a cocktail glass.

Optional Strawberry zero sugar cocktail mixers are available from Amazon.

For added decoration, garnish with a strawberry on top or on the rim.

Low-Calorie Cocktails

If you are looking for healthier alcoholic beverages and cocktails, try these recipes, and by using low-sugar ingredients can help you achieve your goals while still enjoying a delicious tasting beverage this festive season!

Fun Gift Ideas This Christmas

Handcrafted Cocktail Kits make the perfect gifts for any occasion or celebration! Mix your favourite Vodka, Gin, Whisky, or Champagne to make great-tasting cocktails!

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