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You’d be surprised how many calories you can save on your favourite cocktails by making a few smart swaps. Learn how to make your alcoholic drinks healthier by reducing calorie intake by as much as 75%. We'll drink to that
Whisky & Diet Cola
1 shot of whisky with diet or sugar-free cola.
Calories: 61 (195 in a standard)
Slim Gin & Tonic
1 shot of gin and slimline tonic, garnished with a segment of lime.
Calories: 58 (120 in a standard)
Skinny Fique Tranquilo
50ml gin, 50ml coconut water, 50ml ginger beer, finished with fresh mint.
Calories: 79 (190 in a standard)
The Skinny Bloody Mary
1 shot of vodka, lemon juice, Tabasco, tomato juice and Worcestershire sauce.
Calories: 120 (210 in a standard)
Cheat’s Long Island Iced Tea
1 shot of tequila and soda is a great substitute for this usually high-calorie drink.
Calories: 69 (276 in a standard)
1 shot of white rum, mint, 2tsp brown sugar, lime juice and soda water.
Calories: 122 (242 in a standard)
Trim Gin Martini
1 shot of vermouth, 2 shots of gin, garnished with a twist of lemon.
Calories: 138 (200 in a standard)
1 shot vodka, ½ shot Cointreau, 1tsp lime juice and 150ml no-sugar cranberry juice.
Calories: 137 (212 in a standard)
Pink Lady Appletini
1½ shots of vodka, 15ml of Pink Lady apple juice and 15ml Apple Sourz.
Calories: 145 (200 in a standard)
More low cal alcohol swaps
- Making mulled wine? Swap sugar for sweetener. Or up the spices for more flavour.
- Use a smaller glass.
- A wine glass holds 250ml, whereas a Champagne flute holds just 125ml.
- Put your drink down in-between sips.