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Skinny Cocktails for Summer

Skinny Cocktails for Summer

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    Aug 07, 2015   Author : admin

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We all love a good shot now and then, but not when it gets too detrimental for our health and ruins our beach bodies! And with summer drawing near, we’re bound to long nights of talking and unwinding…surely with a glass that can give us a bit of buzz. When we want to have fun but can’t risk the side-effects, there’s always a healthy version around. The good news is, we’ve got recipes for healthy cocktails, too! (Did we mention that this means you still get to have some dessert because of the fewer calories?) Check them out:

Pink Starburst Cocktail

No, it doesn’t taste like strawberries—it taste like the Starburst candy with a punch. And some of the ingredients for this may just be sitting in your fridge or pantry already: half and half, orange juice, and diet lemon-lime soda, namely. Check out the rest of the recipe here.

White Strawberry Lemon Sangria

Nothing else really defines summer like the burst of strawberries, the tang of lemon, and white wine. Have a bottle of sangria for yourself made with fresh fruits, soda, rum, and white wine. Complete recipe right here!

Peach Spritzer

Peach lovers, this is for you. This one has sparkling drink, peaches, and tea mixed in it—perfect for light drinks. Doesn’t hurt that it’s one of the healthiest ones on this list. Here’s the recipe.

Skinny Spicy Tequila Cocktail

This totals to about 150 calories, is made of three citrus juices—pineapple, lime, and orange—and jalapeno Tequila for that spicy kick! The complete recipe can be found here.

Agua Fresca de Melon

Another one of the healthiest drinks in the list, this cocktail is made with chunks of watermelon, sparkling water, and mint. Honey is used as a sweetener—start small and add more to taste. Skinny Ms has three other healthy summer cocktails on the list worth checking out. Recipes here.

Skinny Sunrise Cocktail

Iowa Girl Eats made a sunshine drink with strawberry syrup (from scratch!), and mixed it with orange juice, pineapple juice, soda, and rum. See the recipe here.

Boozy Green Lemonade

Green juice lovers, you should get excited for this one. This lemonade has greens mixed in with spirit and soda. You read that right—greens! Other ingredients are celery, apples, and lemons. The complete recipe can be found here.

Honey Bee Martini

The honey bee martini leans a little more toward sophisticated summer drinks, with the combination of honey, skinny coconut vodka, and lemon juice. Full recipe can be found here.

Skinny Blueberry Vodka Mojito

The refreshing combination of mint and blueberries blend so well with the booze of vodka. This cocktail is absolutely perfect for summer—light enough, but still able to give you a bit of fun. It’s a simple recipe, too.

 

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Written by MYC Contributor Patricia Caranto

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