Healthy Cocktail Recipes for Cinco de Mayo

If you want to enjoy Cinco de Mayo without sabotaging your diet, you have come to the right place. A large part of this holiday is the cocktails that one enjoys with friends and family.

After all, what is a party without drinks? Let’s take a look at some of the healthy cocktail recipes and some virgin mocktails that you can enjoy during this holiday without sacrificing fun and sabotaging your weight loss plan:

Lemon and Pear Margarita

Ingredients

1 can of lemon soda
Equal amounts of tequila, water and pear juice
Lemonade, optional
Ice cubes

Method

Add the soda and lemonade to a blender and blend for a few seconds
Add in the juice, water and tequila.
Pulse for a few seconds.
Add in the ice cubes and blend until crushed and smooth.
Serve.

The Bitter Sweet Truth

Ingredients

Juice of 1 grapefruit
1 orange, sliced
Two handfuls of mint leaves
1 tablespoon of any sweetener
1 to 2 tablespoons of lime juice
2 shots of rum
Ice cubes

Method

Crush the orange slices in your hand, letting the juice drip into a shaker placed beneath your hands.

Add in mint leaves as well as the sweetener and juice into the shaker.
Pour in the juice as well as liquor into the martini shaker.
Add in the ice and shake until well combined.
Pour into glasses and serve!

A Fruity Evening Delight

Ingredients

1 bottle of cabernet
1 medium lemon, sliced into wedges
1 medium orange, sliced into wedges
3 tablespoons of sugar
2 shots of rum
2 cans of Ginger Ale
1 cup of strawberries
1 cup of peaches
1 cup of pineapples

Method

Take a large jug with a well fitted lid and add in the cabernet into it.
Add in the fruits and using a spoon, crush the fruits to release its juice.
Add in the sugar as well as the shots of rum and mix well.
Add in the soda and mix well till sugar dissolves.
Serve!

Virgin Margarita

Ingredients

1 teaspoon sugar or equivalent sweetener
Mint leaves
1 lime quartered into wedges
Diet lemon soda
1 cup of strawberries
Ice cubes
Lemon juice as per taste

Method

Add the sugar, mint leaves, soda and strawberries into a blender and blend well.
Add in the lemon juice and soda and blend once again.
Taste and adjust sugar or lemon and once satisfied, add in the ice cubes.
Blend till smooth.
Pour into glasses and serve topped with lemon quarters!
Enjoy!

You can create your own unique healthy cocktail recipes by adding fruit of your choice with a sweetener and the liquor of your choice into a blender with ice cubes and processing till smooth. Enjoy your holiday with your own unique healthy cocktail recipes creations.

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