The 5 Healthiest Cocktails

    A margarita in a blue rimmed glass surrounded by limesYou’re trying to eat (and drink) healthy. But…it’s hard to pass up that well-earned cocktail at the end of a tough week.

    Good news: there’s no reason to!

    Here are some healthier ways to get your drink on…

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    Cosmo

    For a healthier cosmopolitan, trade a little of the liquor for club soda. In a cocktail shaker, combine 1 shot (about 2 ounces) of citrus-flavored vodka, 1 splash of club soda, 1 splash of cranberry juice, and the juice of 1 lime wedge; shake well and strain into a chilled martini glass.

    Margarita

    A margarita can be a low-calorie cocktail. The classic margarita recipe simply calls for tequila, lime juice, and a tiny bit of agave syrup or Cointreau. The most important thing is to skip pre-made mixes. Don’t be afraid to ask the bartender to just use fresh lime juice and a splash of simple syrup instead of a mix.

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