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10 Skinny Summer Cocktails

Opt for figure-friendly drinks this season

Calories in your cocktails are definitely something to watch out for at any time, but particularly during the summer when that two-piece striped bikini beckons. Try some of these refreshing skinny cocktails poolside or when entertaining with friends.

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10 Skinny Summer Cocktails

Sangria

Try this crisp, refreshing Sangria. It's gorgeous in a pitcher with fresh fruit and a blend of sparkling wine and white wine. Add stevia for a natural sweetener.

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10 Skinny Summer Cocktails

Skinny Margarita

It's not summer without a margarita with salt on the rim. This Skinny Margarita gives you all of the flavor without all of the calories. Think fresh fruit juice with all-natural agave nectar.

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10 Skinny Summer Cocktails

Skinny Mojito

Mojitos are a summer favorite, but the calorie count in a full-sugar version is too much for most of us to handle. This Skinny Mojito uses Truvia Natural Sweetener blended with rum, mint and soda water.

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10 Skinny Summer Cocktails

Clementine Martini

Try this Skinny Clementine Martini for a light, fresh cocktail. Add fresh juice, a high-quality liquor and a splash of club soda for a drink that's delicious and pretty.

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10 Skinny Summer Cocktails

Blackberry Bramble

The Blackberry Bramble was created in the 1980's in London. The mix of gin and blackberry liqueur makes it ideal for a hot summer day. Garnish with fresh blackberries.

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10 Skinny Summer Cocktails

Tequila Cocktail

This Skinny Spicy Tequila Cocktail is citrusy with a kick. It features jalapeno tequila blended with fresh lime juice, pineapple juice and orange juice. Try it and you'll never go back to bland drinks.

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10 Skinny Summer Cocktails

Watermelon Slushie

A Watermelon Tequila Slushie is the grown-up version of a kid favorite. There's no added sugar in this recipe - all of the sweetness comes from the fresh watermelon.

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10 Skinny Summer Cocktails

Cosmopolitan

Mix up a lower-calorie Cosmopolitan by using a little extra club soda and a bit less liquor. You'll get all the taste of this classic cocktail but with fewer calories.

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10 Skinny Summer Cocktails

Mai Tai

Sample this Kracked Mai Tai for a different spin on a summer fave. Spiced Kracken rum floats on top of the mai tai for an extra dash of flavor.

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Lavendar Martini

The Smirnoff Lemon Lavender Martini is a graceful cocktail with a delicious twist usinh Smirnoff's Light Lemon Vodka. Muddle a little lavender in the shaker and add vodka for the perfect skinny summer drink.

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