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10 Healthy Summer Cocktails

Choosing a cocktail to sip on can be difficult, as many are loaded with calories and sugar.  Instead, try cooling off with one of these healthier cocktail options this summer.  We promise you won’t miss all those extra calories!

We are excited to partner with Be Mixed who make high-quality, tasty and better-for-you cocktail mixers. Their delicious mixers are naturally zero-calories and make for excellent guilt-free drinks. They are giving away one box of each cocktail mixer flavor as the prize for our July Sweaty Selfie contest. To enter, post your best ‘sweaty selfie’ on Instagram after your next Booya workout. You must use #Sweatyselfie and tag @booyafitness and @bemixed to qualify.

Be Mixed also provided us with three of their favorite clean cocktails below. Enjoy!

 

Firecracker (Using Be Mixed high quality, zero-calorie cocktail mixers)

Margarita and spicy jalapeno are the perfect partners for a refreshing treat to serve at your holiday BBQ! Here’s a clean cocktail with more kick than a 4th of July firecracker.

Ingredients:

  • 1 bottle Be Mixed Margarita
  • 1 slice cucumber (garnish)
  • 1 lime
  • 1.5 oz white tequila
  • 1 jalapeno halved lengthways

Instructions:

  1. Place the Be Mixed Margarita and tequila in a cocktail shaker
  2. Squeeze lime juice into the mixture and add crushed ice and jalapeno
  3. Shake well
  4. To serve, strain into a glass and garnish with a slice of cucumber

Strawberry sparkler (Using Be Mixed high quality, zero-calorie cocktail mixers)

Nothing says a celebration like bubbles! For a true guilt-free indulgence, add Be Mixed Cucumber Mint to create this rosy treat.

Ingredients:

Instructions:

  1. Pour Be Mixed cucumber mint into a champagne flute and top up with pink champagne
  2. Garnish with sliced strawberries and serve

Cucumber Watermelon Cooler (Using Be Mixed high quality, zero-calorie cocktail mixers)

Watermelon and cucumber are a match made in summer cocktail heaven. This super simple recipe makes the ultimate 4th July thirst-quencher.

Ingredients:

  • 1 bottle Be Mixed Cucumber Mint
  • 4 cubes fresh watermelon
  • 5 oz vodka

Instructions:

  1. Crush watermelon cubes lightly with a spoon and pour into a cocktail shaker
  2. Add vodka and 1 bottle Be Mixed Cucumber Mint to the shaker
  3. Pour into glass over ice

Other healthy cocktails we love:

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Mean Green Kale Margarita // Feed Me Phoebe

Yes, a cocktail that contains superfoods!  This margarita is naturally sweetened with raw honey and fruit, plus helps you get a few more greens into your diet.

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Healthier Cocotini // Fresh, Fit & Healthy

While a Pina Colada may be the ultimate tropical cocktail, the average drink can have over 400 calories.  Sarah Grace lightens things up by making a Pina Colada Martini that still has all the flavor you love.

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Watermelon Blueberry Mojito // The Clean Dish

Free of added sugar, this mojito gets plenty of fruity flavor and natural sweetness from watermelon and blueberries.

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Rhubarb Sunset Cocktail // Simply Real Health

Made with a homemade rhubarb sage syrup, this tequila-based cocktail is light, refreshing and perfect for summer nights.

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Champagne Grapefruit Mojito // Call Me PMC

Naturally sweetened with agave, this mojito is full of fresh fruit – and topped with plenty of fresh mint!

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Dill-icious Cocktail // A Happy Food Dance

Use up some of your summer herbs with this cocktail featuring fresh dill.  The addition of cucumber and lime keep this cocktail light and refreshing.

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White Sangria Sparkler // Figgy and Sprout

Having guests?  Nothing could be easier – or more impressive – than a pitcher of sangria!  Try this recipe, which uses a bounty of summer fruit and white white.

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