Delicious Low Calorie Cocktail Recipes

Best Healthy and Low Calorie Cocktails

Finding a balance between enjoying a cocktail and maintaining a healthy lifestyle is no longer a challenge. With the right ingredients and a little creativity, you can indulge in delicious and guilt-free libations. In this blog post, we'll explore a selection of the best low-calorie and healthy cocktails that will keep you feeling refreshed and fit.

The Skinny Margarita

The classic Margarita is a favorite among cocktail enthusiasts, but it can be high in calories due to the sugary mixers. Opt for a healthier version by swapping the traditional mix for fresh lime juice, a splash of orange juice, and a low-calorie sweetener. This Skinny Margarita will satisfy your cravings without derailing your fitness goals.


  • Coarsely ground sea salt
  • 2 oz silver tequila
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon agave nectar
  • 1 lime wedge or slice for garnish
  • Ice cubes (optional)

How to make:

  1. Pour a layer of salt on a small plate, slice off a wedge or slice of lime and rim it around the top of your glass. Dip the glass into the salt.
  2. Add ice cubes to your glass and set it aside.
  3. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice, tequila, lime juice, orange juice and agave nectar. Shake well. 
  4. Strain the liquid into the glass and garnish with a lime wedge.
  5. Add optional ice cubes
Low Calorie Healthy Skinny Margarita Cocktail

Cucumber Mint Spritzer

Stay cool and refreshed with a Cucumber Mint Spritzer. 


  • 1 cucumber or 3 mini cucumbers
  • 6 fresh int leaves plus sprigs for garnish
  • 2 limes or lemons
  • 1 liter lemon seltzer water
  • Ice cubes

How to make:

  1. Slice the cucumbers into thin ribbons and disks and place this in a pitcher. Add mint leaves and gently muddle. 
  2. Squeeze the juice from 1 1/2 limes or lemons into the pitcher, keep 1/2 lime/lemon for garnish. 
  3. Add the seltzer water and stir gently.
  4. Add ice to your glasses and pour from the pitcher.
  5. Garnish with lime, lemon and mint sprigs.
Low Calorie Healthy Cucumber Mint Spritzer Cocktail

Berry Mojito

Berries are not only delicious but also packed with antioxidants. This vibrant Berry Mojito delivers a burst of flavor without the excess calories.


  • 8 mint leaves
  • Handful or blueberries
  • 1 tablespoon sweetener
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • 6 oz Carbonated Water
  • 1 1/2 oz White Rum
  • Ice cubes

How to make:

  1. Add sweetener, 2 tablespoons carbonated water in a glass and mix well until all the sweetener has dissolved.
  2. In a new glass, combine blueberries with mint leaves and muddle lightly.
  3. Add lime juice, the mix from step 1, ice, white rum and top off with 6 oz of carbonated water. 
  4. Give it a quick mix and enjoy!

Low Calorie Healthy Red Berry Mojito Cocktail

Watermelon Vodka Fizz

Watermelon is a hydrating and refreshing fruit that's perfect for a light and summery cocktail. Sip on this Watermelon Vodka Fizz and embrace the taste of summer while keeping your calorie intake in check.


  • 1 1/2 oz vodka
  • 2 oz fresh watermelon puree
  • 2 oz club soda
  • 1 oz simple syrup
  • Ice

How to make:

  1. Fill a glass with ice
  2. Add vodka, watermelon puree and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker and shake well.
  3. Strain the mixture in the glass with ice
  4. Top the glass off with club soda and garnish with a slice of watermelon.
Low Calorie Healthy Red Watermelon Vodka Fizz Cocktail

Spiced Ginger Mule

Kick up the flavor with a Spiced Ginger Mule. This zesty and low-calorie variation of the classic Moscow Mule is sure to please your taste buds.


  • 12 oz Spicy Ginger Beer
    • Optional: sugar-free for an ever lower calorie count!
  • 1 oz vodka
  • 1 oz lime juice
  • Ice
  • Fresh mint and lime slices for garnish

How to make:

  1. Fill a mule cup with plenty of ice.
  2. Squeeze 1 oz of lime juice and vodka into the glass.
  3. Give it a stir and top it off with ginger beer.
  4. Garnish with lime wedges and mint leaves.
Low Calorie Healthy Spiced Ginger Mule Cocktail
Indulging in a delicious cocktail doesn't have to mean compromising your health and fitness goals. By opting for low-calorie ingredients, fresh fruits, and natural sweeteners, you can enjoy a range of flavorful and guilt-free libations. From the Skinny Margarita to the Spiced Ginger Mule, these low-calorie and healthy cocktails prove that you can sip and stay fit. 

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