We all know that drinking liquid calories is the fastest way to load up on calories. A delicious way to consume calories.
And then there’s the food to go with all the drinking. Did you know that alcohol increases your consumption of high fat savory foods? 1
Well, talk about not fitting into your clothes tomorrow.
So before going out, a refresher on the healthiest alcoholic drinks.
5 Healthiest Alcoholic Drinks
1| Champagne or Sparkling Wine
This bodes well for drinking during the holiday season. A four ounce glass of champagne has only 90 calories.
Vodka, cranberry juice, fresh lime juice, and Cointreau, this classic cosmopolitan recipe is roughly 165 calories. Or, if you’d like a twist on the classic cosmopolitan without excess calories, try these pomegranate cosmos.
3| Gin and Tonic
Simple, with refreshing lime wedges, and less than 150 calories. For a classic recipe, try this.
Save on calories and sugar by avoiding margarita mixes and go with one that includes fresh juice, like this classic margarita recipe. It’s a litle higher on calories (228 calories) than the other drinks on this list. But, when you need a margarita, you need a margarita.
5| Old Fashioned
Go retro with an old fashioned cocktail which has roughly 155 calories. This drink includes whiskey and can be incredibly strong. You could probably get away with just one shot and save the calories.
What are your favorite healthiest alcoholic drinks? Leave a comment below!
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