What better time than summer to enjoy a cocktail? Cocktails are typically high in calories, though, especially with the alcohol content. This summer, enjoy some super cocktails without ingesting the unnecessary calories. Read on for a few low-calorie cocktail recipes.
In a large pitcher, combine wine, orange juice, brandy, orange liqueur, sugar, and orange slices. Chill at least 2 hours. Add club soda before serving. Serve over crushed ice and/or with orange peel curls, if desired.
Mojitos are refreshing cocktails made with light rum. Very light to the taste, these cocktails are low in calories as well.
Combine all ingredients in a glass and stir until completely mixed. Enjoy your mojito with family and friends.
One final low-calorie summer cocktail to try is the blueberry-lime margarita. This frozen deliciousness only contains 125 calories per serving.
To create this cocktail simply combine ice, blueberries, blueberry nectar, seltzer, limeade, lime juice and tequila, if using, in a blender and blend until smooth. Rub rim of 2 glasses with lime wedge and dip in salt. Divide the margarita between the prepared glasses and serve.
Enjoying cocktails in the summer does not have to result in a calorie overload that results in a no-liquor diet. The above three cocktails are all low in calories, yet taste fabulous. You can play around with the recipes to create your own or you can look up more low-calorie recipes on Google.
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