We know that most people think that they can only drink these low carb cocktail drinks in the summer heat but, that’s not really the case. You can crave and should create a delicious cocktail at any time (well, maybe not for breakfast, but you do you!), and we wanted to share some of our favorite low carb options for those who are watching their intake like us. Our keto/low carb friends have to try this keto margarita, but in case you want to branch out, we’ve gone ahead and pulled together a list of low carb recipes that will hit the right spot!
EASY BERRY MOJITO
An Easy Berry Mojito that’s made with fresh ingredients and La Croix sparkling water. La Croix Cocktails are the perfect summer drink of choice because they’re low in both sugar and carbs. When it’s hot outside, the last thing you want is a sugar-filled drink. Swapping in sparkling water gives you that bubbly effervescent drink but without all the sugar. With La Croix, there are several flavor options – so the drink possibilities are endless!
SPARKLING CUCUMBER COCKTAIL
This sparkling cucumber cocktail is a refreshing summer cocktail that’s a perfect addition to your farmers market recipes! Fresh cucumbers don’t have to be used just for dinners, they also make for the perfect garnishment in your water or drinks all summer long. Plus it’s low in sugar and I’ve included a mocktail option.
This Low Carb Mojito is a refreshingly sweet mix of fresh mint and white rum (or vodka!) that takes this low carb cocktail to the next level. Serve it to your friends and family any time of year!
Low Carb Dark and Stormy, a classic highball cocktail made with dark rum and diet ginger beer, served over ice and garnished with a slice of lime.
This classic and easy drink is light, refreshing, and perfect for any occasion. This twist on the classic Gin Tonic recipe, reduces the carbs with a simple hack. Read on how to enjoy this light and refreshing drink without feeling guilty.
This festive Low Carb Cranberry Moscow Mule is the perfect drink to enjoy with your friends and family during the holiday season. A great combination of sweet and tart, this LOW CARB twist on a classic cocktail will really wow you!
This version has no refined sugar in it so you can enjoy (responsibly of course :P) to your hearts desire. (This Mezcal Margarita also works well with Agave Syrup if you can tolerate it!)
It’s very simple to make and you only need a few ingredients. The drink is perfect and very refreshing like this but you may want to add an extra kick! Traditional White Wine Sangria has lots of spirits added to it, like white port or rum, but as we’re avoiding the refined-sugar, you can use vodka for the extra punch! Delicious and refreshing! And no need to feel left out from the cocktail scene. It looks beautiful in the glass and means that you can join in with everyone else.
This Low Carb Strawberry Basil Bourbon Smash is the perfect refreshing summertime low carb cocktail recipe. Enjoy a keto cocktail recipe without giving up your healthy lifestyle. This Low Carb Strawberry Basil Bourbon smash is super simple to make and only takes ingredients that you likely already have in your home. Not a fan of bourbon? This is also great with rum or vodka.
If you are looking for a crisp and refreshing low carb cocktail this summer, then you have come to the right place. This Keto Tart Cranberry Cooler is easy to make, and completely delicious. It is so crisp and refreshing on a hot summer day, or any day for that matter. It is quick and easy to make, with only simple ingredients. If you are not a fan of gin, it is also great with vodka or rum. If you prefer a sweeter drink, simply add a little more erythritol. Make the art of mixology even easier with one of these home bar sets. They are inexpensive, don’t take up a lot of space, and make mixing cocktails at home a breeze.
Black Beauty – This Black Pepper Blackberry Low Carb Vodka Drink is delightfully refreshing and surprisingly low in carbs. It is destined to become your new favorite summertime cocktail. This Black Pepper Blackberry Low Carb Vodka Drink, or “Black Beauty” as I like to call it is simple to make, but complex in flavor. The hint of black pepper really makes this drink. Trust me, don’t skip this ingredient. It pairs so perfectly with the blackberry and fresh mint. It is sure to become a new summertime favorite.
This fun Pomegranate Peach Bellini Cocktail requires only a few ingredients and comes together in only a couple of minutes. Perfect for the holidays, brunches and easily scaled up to quench the thirst for a crowd. Plus this cocktail is lower on the calories so perfect if you want a ‘healthier drink’. Suitable for Gluten-Free and Vegan diets.
This low carb mimosa is perfect because it only has two ingredients and is perfect for that warm sunny day where you want to start your day off right. You can’t beat that!
As you can see, there are tons of way to have that delicious cocktail without all the carbs that go with it. We’ve been making our way down the list for the last while and not feeling guilty because we’re still staying keto when we want to!