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Keto-Friendly Cocktails

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Many of us are questioning about having alcohol or cocktails on a keto diet, right? So yes we can have it. You can make your own low carb and keto-friendly alcohols at your home.  It is okay to drink alcohol on the keto diet as long as you drink in moderation. Having one or two keto-friendly drinks won’t kick you out of ketosis.

 

There are so many delicious and keto-friendly cocktail recipes out there.No matter what you’re craving, you can make your own tasty, refreshing, and low-carb cocktail recipes to keep on hand for parties, gatherings, and even just when you want to sip upon something fun during mealtime.

 

  1. Keto Mojito- It is a low carb refreshing, sugar-free, keto recipe. The cocktail is a great summer drink. You can have it with low carb tortillas chips or low carb snacks of your choice. Just a few ingredients you need and you’re on a way to sip this cocktail in keto style.Keto Mojito

Ingredients- 

  • 6 to 8fresh mint leaves muddled
  • 1ouncefresh lime juice1 large lime
  • 1ounceSugar-Free Simple Syrup
  • 1-1/2ouncewhite rum
  • ice
  • club soda or sparkling water

      Instructions

  • Fill a highball with ice.
  • In a cocktail shaker, muddle fresh mint leaves. Add fresh lime juice, Sugar-Free Simple Syrup, and rum.
  • Shake.
  • Pour, unstrained, over the ice. Top with club soda or sparkling water.
  • Garnish with a sprig of fresh mint.

Nutritional Info Per Serving :

  • Calories: 109kcal 
  •  Carbohydrates: 3g 
  • Protein: 0g 
  • Fat: 0g 

2.  Strawberry Lemonade Mojito -This Strawberry Lemonade Mojito is the perfect summertime drink. Having a delicious drink to cool down in the heat is a great way to enjoy the sunshine. It’s a refreshing low carb keto cocktails.strawberry Lemonade Mojito

            Ingredients-

  • 8 lemon wedges
  • 8 medium-sized strawberries (including 4 for garnish)
  • 24 leaves mint
  • 4 sprigs mint sprigs, to garnish
  • 8 oz rum
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • 4 Tbsp agave nectar
  • 1 cup Club Soda
  • ice cubes

Instructions- 

  •  In a cocktail shaker muddle the lemon wedges, 4 strawberries, and mint leaves. You can also use a mason jar and a spoon.
  • Add rum, lemon juice, agave nectar, and ice cubes and shake well.
  • Fill glasses with ice and pour 1/4 cup club soda in each glass.
  • Strain the mix into each cup.
  • Garnish with strawberries and mint sprigs.

Nutritional Info Per Serving :

  • Calories- 69g
  • Fats- 1g
  • Carbs- 1.8g
  • Protein-0g

 

3. Low carb Sangria– As Spanish as bullfighters and flamenco dancers, Sangria is what most people think of when you ask them to name a Spanish drink. It is featured in restaurants everywhere and is a delightful summer thirst-quenching party drink.  Best described as a sweetened punch-like wine with lots of fruit and lots of carbs! We now have the perfect low carb keto cocktails sangria that is quick and easy to make and tastes like the Spanish classic.Low carb Sangria

Ingredients-

  • 25 ounces Spanish red wine (equals 750 ml)
  • 3 ounces Brandy
  • 16 ounces Diet lemon-lime soda (sprite)
  • 12 drops EZ Sweetz (equals 4 tablespoons swerve)
  • 1 teaspoon Berry flavored enhancer
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange-flavored water enhancer (or 1/8 teaspoon orange extract)

Instructions- 

  • In a large pitcher mix the red wine, brandy, sweetener, and water enhancers. If using Swerve or Erythritol stir until dissolved.
  • Add berries, apple slices, lemon slices, and lime slices to the pitcher and refrigerate for 30 minutes to chill.
  • When ready to serve, add the diet lemon-lime soda to the pitcher and stir. Taste for sweetness and adjust accordingly.
  • Garnish with lemon or lime wedge, pour into wine glasses, and serve.

Nutritional Facts Per Serving :

Serving: 5ounces 

  • Calories: 126kcal 
  • Carbohydrates: 3.6g 
  • Protein: 0.1g 
  •  Fiber: 0.8g 
  • Sugar: 1.4g
4.  Keto Cocktails-Sex on the beach- Sex on the Beach drink is a fruity, sweet cocktail that was concocted in Florida in the late 1980s. This 0-carb/low carb version of the recipe is just as yummy but without those pesky carbs. Flavors of tropical fruit, cranberry, and peach blend together with a little club soda for the sparkle in this easy, refreshing adult beverage.Sex on the beach
 Ingredients
  • water 

  • 1 cup vodka
  • 1/2 cup diet cranberry juice
  • 4 squirts Mio energy tropical fusion water enhancer
  • 1 tbsp sugar-free peach syrup
  • 2 cups sugar-free 7up
  • sliced lime or strawberries (for garnish)
  • ice

Instructions-

  • Mix vodka, cranberry juice, syrup, and water enhancer in a pitcher filled with ice.
  • Stir until well blended then strain into 4 glasses filled with ice.
  • Top off each glass with 7Up.
  • Garnish with lime or strawberry.
  • Serve & Enjoy!

Nutritional Info Per Serving-  98 kcal

 

5.  Keto Cocktails- Margaritas- A traditional margarita is a cocktail consisting of tequila, orange liqueur, and lime juice often served with salt on the rim of the glass. The drink is served shaken with ice (on the rocks), blended with ice (frozen margarita), or without ice (straight up). This low carb keto cocktail made with three low-carb ingredients –tequila, sparkling water, and electrolytes and tastes incredible. Because it contains electrolytes, you won’t get dehydrated while you drink.Keto Margaritas

Ingredients-

  •  ounces good tequila white
  • 2 ounces freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp orange extract
  • 1 tbsp powdered Swerve Sweetener optional
  • Crushed ice
  • Kosher salt for rimming optional

Instructions

  • In a cocktail shaker or a measuring cup, combine tequila, lime juice, orange extract and sweetener, if using.
  • Fill two margarita glasses or old-fashioned glasses halfway with crushed ice.
  • Divide mixture evenly between glasses.
  • If you like a salted rim, run a wedge of lime around the outside of the glass before filling with ice and dip in a plate of kosher salt.

Nutritional Info Per Serving :

Serves 2. Each serving has 3 g of carbs.

140 Calories; trace Fat (2.3% calories from fat); trace Protein; 3g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 1mg Sodium.

 

6. Keto Cocktails-Red Wine Berry Spritzers-Enjoy this refreshing and easy Red Wine Berry Spritzer based cocktail for anyone looking to cut back on calories. Perfect to sip poolside during the summer! Full of strawberries and blueberries, it’s perfect for times when you want to stay away from hard liquor and watch those calories while still enjoying a drink!Red Wine Berry Spritzer

INGREDIENTS

  • 2–3 Strawberries (stems removed and cut into half)
  • 4–5 Blueberries
  • 1/2 teaspoon Honey
  • Juice of half a lime
  • 2 parts Red Wine
  • 1 part Carbonated Soda
  • Sprig of mint

Instructions-

  • In a glass add a few cubes of ice, strawberries, and blueberries. Add honey and lime juice and give everything a good mix.
  • Add two parts wine to glass and stir again. Top with carbonated soda, add a sprig of mint and enjoy!

 Nutritional Info Per Serving :

  • Calories- 127
  • Carbs- 3g

 

7. Keto Cocktails Mulled Wine- Looking for a perfect, go-to, celebratory holiday adult drink?! Look no further than warming, comforting, cozy, low carb mulled wine! Low carb, high fun! Cheers to that!Keto Mulled Wine

Ingredients-

  • one bottle Red Wine full-bodied wine such as Cabernet or Merlot
  • 1/4 – 1/2 Cup Erythritol granular
  •  1 Orange sliced into rounds
  • 6 Whole Cloves
  • 3 Star Anise
  • 3 Cinnamon Sticks

Instructions

  • Place all ingredients into the pot. Bring to a gentle simmer, and cook simmering for 20 minutes. Be very careful not to boil the mulled wine!
  • Ladle wine into individual mugs and garnish with orange peel and cinnamon sticks. Cheers!
  • Traditionally, brandy is added to mulled wine — since it’s a liquor, I decided not to use it.
  •  To save some carbs, try using orange extract instead of oranges.

Nutrition Info Per Serving

  • Calories: 174kcal 
  • Carbohydrates: 8g 
  • Protein: 0g 
  •  Fat: 0g 

 

8.  Keto Blood Mary-Spicy and tangy, with a punch of sinus-clearing horseradish, this Keto Bloody Mary hits all of the right flavor notes!  The perfect keto cocktails for your next brunch or lazy weekend morning on the patio! Blood mary keto cocktails are sugar-free, savory, and rich in flavor. And it doesn’t hurt that it’s also dairy-free and gluten-free.keto blood Mary

 INGREDIENTS

  • ½ cup unsweetened tomato juice
  • 2 ounces vodka 
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ tablespoon horseradish
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • Dash of hot sauce 
  • Creole or Cajun seasoning (for the rim of the glass)

Optional toppings:

  • Crispy bacon
  • Green olives
  • Celery leaves

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Add all the ingredients to a high-speed blender, except the creole or cajun seasoning, and blend until well-combined.
  • Season the rim of your glass, add ice cubes, pour the mixture into the glass, and top with optional toppings.

Nutrition Info Per Serving :

  • Calories: 177
  • Fat: 1g
  • Carbohydrates: 8.7g
  • Fiber: 2.2g

 

9. Low Carb  Keto Cosmopolitan Cocktail- This Low Carb Cosmopolitan Cocktail is a refreshing sugar-free, low carb vodka-based cocktail made with cranberry juice and lime or lemon juice. A Low Carb Cosmopolitan Cocktail is our version of a truly legendary drink. It is so simple to make and has such a unique flavor and combination of ingredients. It is fun, fruity, and stylish. Since the 1990s it has become a symbol of elegance. Best of all, you will have a delicious cocktail with only 2g of carbs!Low Carb Cosmopolitan Cocktail

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 ounces Vodka
  • Two ounces Cranberry juice (unsweetened)
  • 2 tablespoons Water
  • 1 tablespoon Lime juice 
  • 3 drops Orange extract
  • 2 drops EZ-Sweetz

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Put all ingredients into a shaker half-filled with ice. Shake well.
  • Strain into a martini glass and garnish with a lime slice.

Nutritional Info Per Serving :

  • Calories: 160kcal 
  • Carbohydrates: 2g 

 

10.  Low carb Kamikaze Shots- Forget lemon drops. This low-carb alternative uses Splenda and vodka to pack the same tart punch without the carbs.Low carb Kamikaze Shots

Ingredients

  • 3/4 shaker Ice
  • 2 tbsp Lime Juice
  • 2 g Granulated Stevia or Erythritol
  • 1 shot Vodka

Instructions

  • Place ice in the shaker.
  • Add lime juice, sweetener, and vodka.
  • Cover and shake.
  • Serve in a chilled rocks glass or a short tumbler.

Nutrition

Calories: 109kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Sodium: 1mg | Vitamin C: 9mg

 

Our low carb keto cocktails for all those who crave alcohol on a keto diet. The recipes are easy and quick to make. While following a keto diet, make sure you drink them in moderation and keep a check on what ingredients you are adding in your cocktails. 

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