With all your hard work throughout the week, sometimes you just need a cocktail to relax and socialize with friends. Alcoholic drinks can be a dangerous source of calories, sugar, and salt! You can pick healthier alternatives to avoid ruining your hard work! Here are some tips to pick the best choices:
Ingredients: 1 oz. rum, 5 oz. Diet Coke
Scrap the mix and make a Bloody Mary from scratch! Start with ¾ cup of no sugar-added, low-sodium tomato juice and add the juice of ½ lemon, a dash each of hot sauce and Worcestershire sauce, fresh ground pepper to taste, and 1 shot of vodka. Garnish with a lemon wedge and celery stick.
Serving size: 1.5 oz.
Regardless of your tequila brand of choice, one shot of this drink will usually run you 100 calories.
Ingredients: Mint leaves + packet of sweetener + 3oz whisky + ice
Calories: 115 calories
Ingredients: 1.5 oz. gin, 6 oz. Diet Tonic
Serving size: 3 oz.
Ingredients: 1.5 oz. vodka, ½ oz. triple sec, ½ oz. lime juice, ½ oz. cranberry juice
Ingredients: Tall club soda + 1 shot tequila + side of lime wedges for squeezing
Ingredients: Tall club soda + 1 shot rum + mint + side of lime wedges for squeezing
Ingredients: Tall club soda + 1 shot vodka + splash of cranberry
Ingredients: ½ can Sugarfree Red Bull, 2 oz. Jägermeister
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