12 Deliciously Low-Cal Cocktails for Cinco de Mayo
The Cadillac Rio Margarita
A twist on the classic margarita, the Cadillac Rio incorporates one part orange liqueur to give the tequila-heavy drink just the right touch of citrus.
ACTIVATE Margarita Cocktail
ACTIVATE is an enhanced vitamin beverage without the sugar, calories or preservatives. Mix this with a simple margarita-inspired cocktail recipe, and what’s the result? The fountain of youth in a glass, my friends.
via Mrs. Maki Cooks
A classic margarita that will help keep your waistline in check, natch.
The Latina Libre
Inspired by the rum-laced Cuba Libre, this drink is simple, slimming and—presumably—effective. Plus, the name is pretty cool, right? Bottoms up!
via Seattle Times
For all you cucumber lovers out there (I know it can’t just be me), this alcoholic drink is the perfect way to keep cool during a hot Cinco de Mayo celebration.
Magical Low-Calorie Margarita
via Hungry Girl
Another variation of the classic margarita, Hungry Girl’s Magical Low-Calorie Margarita only has 115 calories per serving. Win.
Sweet and Hot Arbol and Orange Drink
If you’re looking to breathe fire, Be Wellers, we’ve found a way: orange juice mixed with tequila and dried arbor chillies. Woof!
This might literally be summer in a glass.
The word “slender” is enough to turn me into a believer. What do you think? Use a lime wheel for an attractive garnish.
Cascade Ice Skinny Daiquiri
via The Dallas Socials
If you’d rather steer clear of tequila this Cinco de Mayo, this daiquiri has your name all over it: sstrawberries, wild berry sparkling water, and your choice of rum. Yum.
Low Sugar Sangria with Agave Nectar
via Barefoot Wine
Tis the season for sangria, my friends. If you’re waiting for that special recipe with a limited amount of sugar, the wait’s over! This baby’s for you.
Tipsy Arnold Palmer
via Mitzi Vines
Brew your own iced tea, press your own lemons, add a sugar substitute and you’ve effectively made your own Arnold Palmer with way less sugar. Your drink, your way—know what I’m saying?