9 Low-Calorie Cocktail Recipes For Healthier Sipping

Food, Nutrition

By: Chris Freytag, CPT // March 14, 2023

If you want to squeeze out every last drop of summer like we do, you probably already have the next few months booked with beaches, boating, and barbecuing! We decided to collect and share our favorite low-calorie cocktails to make your next summer party a hit without any trial and error.

These healthy drinks are made with simple ingredients instead of high-calorie, sugar-filled mixes that can leave you with a nasty headache. Instead, these healthier options made with real fruit and vegetables are fresh, low in calories, and absolutely scrumptious!

Low-Calorie Tequila Cocktails

Skinny margarita on the rocks in a glass

Skinny Margarita (On The Rocks)

A skinny margarita is the best alternative to the super-sized frozen margaritas commonly served at Mexican restaurants. A typical margarita can be well over 700 calories. And margarita mixes you buy pre-made are full of sugar and food coloring too. Instead, I like to make my own healthy margarita. It has simple ingredients and is

Low-Calorie Rum Cocktails

This low-calorie coconut fizz cocktail will transport you to a sunny, beach getaway.

Coconut Fizz

This delicious, low- calorie drink will transport you to a tropical paradise. All you need is two ounces of Malibu rum, one ounce of pineapple juice, and some club soda. Mix in your cocktail glasses and serve!

Piña Co-Co Lada

Who doesn’t love a Piña Colada? I do, but often times these fruity blended drinks can leave you with a headache, and it’s not from the rum. Frozen drinks are often made from a mix that is high in artificial flavors, sugar, calories, and fat! I found a recipe that had 17 grams of fat

A better for you cocktail? Sign us up! This peach mint mojito is perfection.

Peach Mint Mojito

Everything will be peachy keen as long as you keep the mojitos coming! This fun summer cocktail is made with real peaches, mint leaves, lime, rum, and clementine sparkling water for a fruity drink everyone will love. Plus, this mojito is only 146 calories! How to Make A Peach Mint Mojito Muddle a quarter of

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Watermelon Mojito

Okay full disclosure, I knocked off this recipe from one of my favorite restaurants. I twisted the bartender’s arm for the ingredients, but I swapped out the high-calorie simple syrup for a little stevia simple syrup that works like a charm! They key to a good watermelon mojito is fresh watermelon! This recipe is actually

Low-Calorie Gin Cocktails

Two glass of lemonade cocktail with cucumber and rosemary

Cucumber Lemonade Fizz Cocktail

Nothing screams summertime like fresh cucumber lemonade so what could be a better cool-off cocktail by the pool than this refreshing Cucumber Lemonade Fizz! This drink is a healthy low-calorie recipe that has so many layers of flavors, if you make this for company, your guests will be impressed by your mixologist skills. What Type

Coconut Gin and Tonic

Coconut water is the secret to this tropical and fresh gin and tonic!

Low-Calorie Wine Cocktails

Pear Sangria

All you need is five-ingredients and a sunny day to sip on this fun version of a sangria!

Low-Calorie Whiskey Cocktails

Chamomile Honey And Whisky Cocktail

You’ll mix this drink hot by adding all the ingredients to boiled chamomile tea, but then you’ll chill it over ice for a cool and refreshing adult sipper.

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