Parties are always better when they have low-calorie cocktails! Do your part this summer, and make these amazing drink recipes at your next party! And yes, you and a pal totally count as a party...
Perfect Piña Colada
Entire recipe (about 22 oz.): 183 calories, 0.5g total fat (0.5g sat fat), 35mg sodium, 11g carbs, 0.5g fiber, 8g sugars, 9.5g protein
The sun is out, the weather is hot... Piña coladas were made for this time of year! But rather than indulge in a super-sugary version or deprive yourself altogether, whip up this four-ingredient phenomenon
. (In our world, ice is not considered an ingredient.) The portion size is tremendous, so feel free to share!
Magical Low-Calorie Margarita
Entire recipe: 115 calories, 0g total fat (0g sat fat), 55mg sodium, 2g carbs, 0g fiber, <0.5g sugars, 0g protein
This is the quintessential Hungry Girl cocktail
. It's served by the pitcher at every single HG party. These days, we make it with stevia-sweetened soda and lemonade mix. Try it on the rocks, or blend it with ice! Soon, it'll become a party staple for you too.
1/8th of recipe (about 1 cup): 96 calories, <0.5g total fat (0g sat fat), 11mg sodium, 9.5g carbs, 2.5g fiber, 5g sugars, 1g protein
If you've never sipped sangria made with sparkling wine (a.k.a. champagne), prepare to be wowed! This recipe
is almost like a cross between sangria and mimosas, and it's a major crowd pleaser. Plus, we love a good pitcher drink: No need to play bartender; just mix it up in advance!
Cake by the Ocean Cocktail
1/2 of recipe (about 16 oz.): 166 calories, 0g total fat (0g sat fat), 20mg sodium, 17g carbs, 1.5g fiber, 13g sugars, 0.5g protein
This drink features coconut rum and
whipped-cream vodka, blended up with OJ, pineapple, and other goodies. The result? A boozy beverage that tastes just like cake
! For funsies, we even created this video
to show you how it's made...
Green Grape Frojitos
1/2 of recipe (about 16 oz.): 192 calories, <0.5g total fat (0g sat fat), 4mg sodium, 26g carbs, 1.5g fiber, 18g sugars, 1g protein
Frozen grapes are one of our favorite summertime snacks. And the mojito is one of our favorite hot-weather cocktails. So why not combine the two? This blended drink
is outrageously tasty. Try it and see! Pssst... This isn't the only frojito we've got up our sleeve
Entire recipe: 147 calories, 0g total fat (0g sat fat), 16mg sodium, 16g carbs, 0g fiber, 15g sugars, 0g protein
Don't feel like breaking out a blender? This straight-up sipper
is for you! It's light and fruity to the max, with a little fizz to keep it fun. HG tip: Whip up a pitcher's worth for your next party, and brace yourself for rave reviews...
Entire recipe (about 16 oz.): 237 calories, 0.5g total fat (0.5g sat fat), 30mg sodium, 26g carbs, 2.5g fiber, 22g sugars, 10g protein
Pineapple is well represented on this list, but we've gotta let one of our all-time favorite fruits in on the fun. Welcome to the party, mango! It's one of the most popular fruits in the world for a reason. Blend it up
with some rum, plus vanilla protein powder for creaminess! It's basically a smoothie... for adults only.
1/2 of recipe: 177 calories, <0.5g total fat (0g sat fat), 42mg sodium, 19g carbs, 2g fiber, 10g sugars, 1.5g protein
If you love Hawaiian getaways, then a) you're not alone, and b) you might be familiar with the lava flow cocktail. This is our take on the tropical treat
. If you ever find yourself needing a vacation you can't take, this may be the next best thing. Bottoms up!
Jazzy La La Land Lemonade
1/6th of recipe (about 8 oz.): 87 calories, 0g total fat (0g sat fat), 1mg sodium, 17.5g carbs, 1.5g fiber, 2g sugars, 0.5g protein
We created this recipe
for Oscar parties earlier this year, but it quickly became one of our favorite anytime cocktails. Party perfect and soooo pretty, it has just the right combination of sweet and tart flavors. We're tempted to try it with other fruits too... Peachy La La Land Lemonade, anyone?
Just Peachy Margaritas
1/2 of recipe (about 10 oz.): 150 calories, 0g total fat (0g sat fat), 1mg sodium, 14g carbs, 2g fiber, 9g sugars, 0.5g protein
Speaking of peachy... Check this out
! Frozen peaches are a freezer staple at Hungryland, so adding them to one of our favorite cocktails was a no-brainer. Crank up the tunes and
the blender, because it's party time!
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