We all love sipping on our favorite, fruity cocktails by the beach, but wouldn’t it be even be better if we could do so and not take have to ingest all of the calories? Some drinks, such as frozen margaritas, can have over 700 calories, and ain’t nobody got time for that. Check out this list of low cal cocktails that you can enjoy all summer long without the stress and concern of your health. Plus, they’ll help you keep up that bikini bod for the rest of the season…
Watermelon Martini (200 calories)
Directions: blend a cup of de-seeded watermelon in the blender and then pour it into a glass with two ounces. (a little more than a shot) of your favorite vodka. Top it off with a spritz of lime juice and a pinch of sugar for a refreshing summer sip.
The Bubbly (120 calories 5 oz. flute)
Make your own signature cocktail by adding in sliced strawberries or peaches for a pop of color and a bit of fruity flavor in your favorite champagne.
Gin and Tonic (90-180 calories depending on the amount of gin used)
Try mixing one to two shots of gin (depending on how many drinks you plan on nursing) with zero-calorie diet tonic water. Then add a little squirt of lemon juice or lemonade, a small pour of grapefruit juice, or an orange slice for some added flavor.
Skinny Girl Pina Colada (200 calories)
Use Skinny Girl’s Island coconut vodka to make the perfect low-cal pina colada! Add some coconut milk, pineapple juice, agave, and ice. Mix it and drink up.
Recipes from How Stuff Works & Skinny Girl