Low-Calorie Cocktail Recipes: Coconut Lime Martinis, Cranberry Orange Sangria

Dec 15 2016
We're halfway through December, which means you probably need some new cocktail recipes for the holiday season. (You also probably need the cocktails themselves!) Please enjoy these festively delicious drinks and their miraculously low calorie counts...

Hungry Girl's Coconut Lime Snowflake Martini Recipe

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1/2 of recipe (about 6 oz.): 127 calories, <0.5g total fat (<0.5g sat fat), 27mg sodium, 9g carbs, 0g fiber, 7.5g sugars, 0g protein

SmartPoints®
value 5*

Crisp, coconutty, and completely adorable... What more could you want in a cocktail?

Prep: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

1 cup coconut water

3 oz. coconut rum

1 tbsp. lime juice

1/4 tsp. coconut extract

1/2 tsp. unsweetened shredded coconut

Directions:

Place all ingredients except shredded coconut in a shaker with ice. Cover and shake, and then strain into 2 martini glasses.

Sprinkle with shredded coconut.

MAKES 2 SERVINGS

Hungry Girl's Merry Cranberry Orange Sangria Recipe

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1/10th of recipe (about 6 oz.): 90 calories, 0g total fat (0g sat fat), 17mg sodium, 8g carbs, 1g fiber, 5g sugars, 0.5g protein

SmartPoints®
value 3*

We've got a pitcher of holiday cheer right here! This is how you start a party...

Prep: 5 minutes

Chill: 4 hours

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups (about 2 medium) thinly sliced oranges

2 cinnamon sticks

One 750-ml. bottle red wine

2 cups diet cranberry juice drink

1 cup orange juice

2 cups club soda, chilled

Optional garnish: orange wedges, cranberries

Directions:

Place oranges and cinnamon sticks in a very large pitcher or serving bowl (at least 2-quart capacity). Add all remaining ingredients except club soda, and gently stir.

Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours. (The longer it sits, the more flavorful it gets.)

Just before serving, add club soda, and gently stir.

MAKES 10 SERVINGS

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