Healthiest Cocktails

Mojito

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Place ice in a beverage shaker then add in 6 ounces of light rum, 12 broken up mint sprigs, 6 tablespoons of fresh lime juice and 2 tablespoons sugar. Shake well and serve over ice in a high ball glass. Top off each glass with a splash of club soda. Garnish with a slice of lime and an additional sprig of mint.

Rum and Diet Coke

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Ah, the classic rum and Coke—minus the, well, Coke. Enid Cortes, bartender at New York City’s Royalton Hotel, says a white rum and diet cola is a good choice to cut the calories. Or try a spiced rum to give the drink a kick.

Sea Breeze

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If you usually order a vodka-cranberry, try a sea breeze. The 4 oz. of grapefruit juice, 1½ oz. of cranberry juice, and 1 oz. of vodka will set you back about 180 calories.

Vanilla Vodka and Ginger Ale

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For a drink that tastes like a slice of cake, order a diet ginger ale and vanilla vodka. If you use a single shot of liquor, it’s less than 100 calories—and sugar-free.
*this post first appeared on GLAMOUR.com*

 

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