Healthiest Summer Drinks


Summer is here and that means a few things: swimsuits, sun-tanning, and fruity drinks. But, since it is swimsuit-season and all, you want those drinks to be healthy ones so you don’t pack on the pounds. Here is a list of three alcoholic and three non-alcoholic drinks to help you maintain your beach bod.

Alcoholic

Bloody Mary With Shrimp

healthy summer drinks bloody mary with shrimp

A bloody mary is the ultimate summer drink, perfect for anytime of the day. Hey, it’s 5 o’clock somewhere right? It only has 78 calories, 0g fat, 17g carbohydrates and 2g protein. Sounds like a winner to me!

 

Blueberry-Lime Margarita

healthy summer drinks blueberry lime margarita

It’s got fruit in it – it has to be healthy!  This 125-calorie drink throws a twist to a regular blueberry margarita by adding frozen limeade.  It contains only 1g fat, 29g carbohydrates and some vitamin C.

 

Cran Razzy

healthy summer drinks cran razzy

This drink takes some time to make, but it will definitely be worth it.  There’s only 163 calories, 0g fat, and 16g carbohydrates per serving, and you get to eat delicious raspberries! You can even try this drink without the vodka and it will still be fantastic.

 

Non-Alcoholic

Hibiscus-Pomegranate Iced Tea

healthy summer drinks hibiscus-pomegranate iced tea

Only 19 calories per serving. No fat. Only five carbs. Enough said.

 

Virgin Banana Pina Colada

healthy summer drinks virgin banana pina colada

This drink was meant for a hot, summer day. Bananas, pineapple, coconut – sounds like a tropical paradise in your mouth! Oh, and it only has 130 calories, 2g fat and 28g carbohydrates which is nice too.

 

Fresh Grape Soda

healthy summer drinks fresh grape soda

This fruity drink only takes 15 minutes to make! With the combined sweetness of the grapes, lemon juice and honey, this drink is sure to be a tasty treat.  Each serving contains only 138 calories, 0g fat and 35% of your suggested daily value of vitamin C.  Healthy and delicious!

Want to make these drinks at home? Click here for the full recipes as well as more healthy, summer drinks!

 


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One Response to “Healthiest Summer Drinks”
  1. Lauren says:

    Yum Yum Yum I want them all!

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