Keto Friendly Cocktails
Going keto doesn’t mean you have to eliminate all of your favorite cocktails. Here are six low-carb cocktail options you can safely request at the bar or bring to your next dinner party. Just remember to drink in moderation.
Six Keto-Friendly Cocktails
#1 Vodka Mixed with LaCroix
If you’re looking for a refreshing cocktail that won’t leave you feeling bloated and hungover the next day, this keto-approved cocktail is for you. Try mixing your favorite LaCroix flavor with a splash of vodka, and you have yourself a light and low-carb fizzy cocktail. Feeling adventurous? Trying mixing two different LaCroix flavors to jazz up your drink even more.
#2 Keto-Friendly Margarita
This keto-friendly drink makes enjoying a margarita on taco Tuesday possible. Simply add the following ingredients to your blender: a splash of tequila, one tablespoon of freshly squeezed lime juice, and a splash of orange essence. Blend then pour the mixture into a margarita glass. Top it off with sparkling water, and sweeten with stevia to taste. Enjoy!
#3 Low-Carb Mojito
If you’re a fan of mint, then this low-carb mojito is a gamechanger for cocktail night! To make this refreshing cocktail, add a splash of rum, a handful of fresh mint leaves, one tablespoon of freshly squeezed lime juice, and a drop of Sweetleaf stevia into a blender. Blend until the mint leaves are finely chopped. Add to a glass and top with about ¼ cup of club soda.
#4 Strawberry Spritzer
This strawberry spritzer makes the perfect spring or summertime cocktail. Simply mix berry-flavored LaCroix sparkling water with 3 sliced strawberries and a splash of vodka together in a large glass. Stir and enjoy!
Try getting creative with variations to make this one enjoyable year-round. Cranberry LaCroix and fresh mint leaves make for a tasty holiday cocktail.
#5 Low-Carb Rum Punch
If a rum punch is more your style, try out this low-carb version. All you need is ½ cup of club soda, one tablespoon of freshly squeezed lemon juice, and a splash of rum. Mix together and enjoy.
#6 Low-Carb Moscow Mule
Craving a Moscow Mule? Here’s a low-carb recipe you can enjoy without overdoing your carbohydrate intake for the day. Mix diet ginger beer, a splash of vodka, and freshly squeezed lemon juice. Serve this beverage over ice in a copper mug.
You can easily adjust your favorite drink recipe by eliminating the added sugar and artificial ingredients. Don’t let a night out throw you out of ketosis. Try ordering one of these drinks next time you are out at a bar. You would be surprised at how many people are now requesting low-carb options and how easy it can be to find low-carb cocktails while enjoying a night out.