9 Tasty Low-cal Cocktails for Summer ...

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Now that the weather is getting warmer, itโ€™s time to enjoy some refreshing, low-cal cocktails! Nothing says summer like chillinโ€™ by the pool with a cool cocktail and a good read. Although regular cocktails are tasty, these low calorie cocktails are just as delicious without all the extra calories, sugar and fat that we donโ€™t even need! I included a couple of recipes for low-cal mocktails as well. Get your shopping list out so you can make a list of ingredients for these low-cal cocktails!

1. Basil-ade

Basil-ade

Letโ€™s start off this list of low-cal cocktails with a tasty and invigorating lemonade. This isnโ€™t just any old lemonade though, youโ€™ve got strawberries, basil and vodka for the perfect blend of fruit, vodka and fragrant and peppery flavor. Sip on this 130-calorie beverage while you lounge at the pool, at a barbecue or after a long, hot day!

Ingredients:

2 to 3 strawberries

2 to 3 basil leaves, plus more for garnish

1 ounce vodka

Fresh lemonade

Directions:

Crush strawberries in a glass. Add basil leaves and gently bruise. Add vodka and lemonade, stir, add ice, and garnish with basil.

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