Skinny Summer Cocktails: 4th of July Potluck

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Nov. 08, 2013

Here are the best summer cocktails, from classics to frozen drinks to mixers with gin and vodka. Let summer drink season begin!

Ingredients

For the spicy skinny margarita
Tequila 1 1/2 Ounce (((1 shot of clear tequila)))
Grapefruit juice 3/4 Ounce
Lime juice 1 Milliliter (((1 splash)))
Jalapeno 2 Gram , chopped
Ice cubes 5 Medium (((for serving)))
For the vodka lemonade
Vodka 1 1/2 Ounce (((regular/ lemon flavored)))
Lemon juice 3/4 Ounce , freshly squeezed
Cointreau/Grand marnier 10 Milliliter
Mint sprigs 2 Medium (((leaves only)))
Soda water 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Ice cubes 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) (((for serving)))
For the watermelon rocktail
Watermelon 4 1/2 Ounce , cut into chunks
Tequila 1 1/2 Ounce
Lime juice 3/4 Ounce
For the colada
Rum 1 1/2 Ounce (((clear rum)))
Pineapple chunks 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Coconut water 3 Ounce
Ice cubes 2 Medium
For skinny mojito
Stevia 5 Drop (((clear stevia)))
Cucumber slice 2 Medium , chopped
Sparkling water 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Directions

For The Spicy Skinny Margarita

MAKING

1. In a glass or jar add all the ingredients except ice cubes. Using a muddler or spoon muddle the jalapeno. Mix well.

SERVING

2. Add the ice cubes and serve.

For The Vodka Lemonade

MAKING

1. In a jar or glass mix all the ingredients except soda water. Using a spoon or muddler, mash the mint leaves. Pour the soda, add ice cubes and mix till combined.

SERVING

2. Serve chilled.

For The Watermelon Rocktail

MAKING

1. In a blender put all the ingredients and blend till smooth.

SERVING

2. Serve fresh.

For The Colada

MAKING

1. In a blender add all the ingredients and blend till smooth.

SERVING

2. Serve chilled.

For The Skinny Mojito

MAKING

1. In a glass or jar add all the ingredients except sparkling water. Mash it well to release flavors. Pour the sparkling water and mix well.

SERVING

2. In a serving glass, serve the cocktail chilled.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 5

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 92Calories from Fat 1

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat %

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 41 mg1.71%

Total Carbohydrates 10 g3.3%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 6 g

Protein %

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet