When it comes to losing weight, alcohol should be your number one enemy. But there’s good news for all those who want to stay fit and still have the occasional booze! We’ve got you the perfect recipes to a healthy weight watchers margarita. A lot of people love margaritas but hate the calorie content of margaritas. All you need to do is lighten up your favorite tangy drinks with the few satisfying margarita recipes below, which all are under 300 calories.
Frosty blended margaritas
Most of the time, frozen margaritas at your regular day to day restaurant can weigh in at about 500 calories or even more! But the frosty blended margarita we would be exploring packs all the cool refreshment you love in just 179 calories.
What do we need for this bundle of tastiness?
Kosher salt for the glasses’ rims
½ cup juice from fresh limes or Mexican limons
½ cup tequila
1 ½ tablespoons Contreau 9orange-flavoured liqueur)
2 ½ -3 tablespoons of superfine sugar
12 cubes of ice
1 Run a lime wedge around the edge of each glass. Then dip rims into a saucer filled with salt.
2 Put the remaining ingredients into a blender; blend until the ice cubes are chipped and the mixture becomes frothy. Pour the mixture into the prepared glasses; and garnish with lime.
Bethenny Frankel’s Skinnygirl Margarita
This is the ultimate diet-friendly margarita, this drink uses only low low-calorie lime juice as a mixer for premium tequila. You’ll get the great salty flavor for less than 200 calories.
For a very delicious margarita on rocks that is guaranteed not blow your diet, I recommend that you try Bethenny’s easy recipe.
2 oz of clear premium tequila (count 1, 2 while you pour, you don’t need to measure.)
1 tiny splash of orange liquor
Juice of four fresh lime wedges
A splash of Grand Marnier
Combine all ingredients over a glass of ice and garnish with lime wedge.
Blood orange margarita
If lime makes you pucker, I suggest you try this much sweeter drink.
What you’ll need
1 ½ ounces Tequila Avion
¾ ounce Cointreau Orange Liqueur
1 ounce Blood Orange Juice
½ part fresh sour mix
1 orange twist, for garnish
In a cocktail shaker, add first four ingredients with ice. Shake and strain (best served over fresh ice). Garnish with orange twist.
Nutritional score per serving: 214 calories, 19gs carbs, and 8g sugars.
With these few recipes you should still be able to have your tasty margaritas and still avoid those calories!
by Daniel ben-Ajepe
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