Cocktails Under 200 Calories

Happy Friday everyone!  With a fun-packed weekend ahead, here are a few suggestions to keep your drinking calories in check for the big game.  Delicious, fresh cocktail recipes all under 200 calories!

1. Skinny Margarita

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Servings: 1 • Serving Size: 1 drink • Points: 4 ww pts
Calories: 185.5 • Fat: 0.0 g • Protein: 0.2 g • Carb: 6.4 g • Fiber: 0.2 g 

  • 2 oz of Clear Premium Tequila
  • .5 oz Orange Liquor
  • Juice of 1 Fresh Lime
  • Ice

Combine all ingredients over a glass of ice and garnish with a lime wedge

2. Cran Razzy

Cran Razzy Recipe

  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen raspberries, for garnish
  • 2 cups cranberry-raspberry juice
  • 2 cups seltzer
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice, plus 4 wedges for garnish
  • 6 ounces (3/4 cup) vodka
    1. If using fresh raspberries, freeze them in a single layer for about 1 hour (or overnight) before proceeding with Step 2.
    2. Combine cranberry-raspberry juice, seltzer, lime juice and vodka in a pitcher. Divide among 4 ice-filled glasses. Garnish with frozen raspberries and lime wedges.
  • Per serving: 163 calories

3. Monkeylada

Monkeylada Recipe

If you are like me, I LOVE pina coladas, minus that they can be up to 800 calories.  This version duals as a beverage AND dessert and has around 200 calories.

  • 2 very ripe bananas
  • 1 cup diced fresh pineapple, plus 4 wedges for garnish
  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • 1/2 cup “lite” coconut milk, (see Tip)
  • 3 cups ice cubes
  • 6 ounces (3/4 cup) light rum

Puree bananas, diced pineapple, pineapple juice, coconut milk and ice in a blender. Stir in rum. Divide among 4 glasses. Garnish with pineapple wedges

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