Eating healthy shouldn’t stop you from enjoying a margarita every so often—especially on National Margarita Day. With these recipes, you can feel good about staying on top of your weight-loss goals, while still celebrating with this iconic cocktail. We’ve even included some recipes that offer some unique twists on the classic, like a watermelon or avocado pineapple margarita. But, don’t worry, if you want to stick with the original, we’ve got that too.
These margarita recipes will ensure that you’re ready for happy hour in the healthiest, most delicious way. And for more, check out the 9 Healthiest Cocktails You Can Make at Home.
The main ingredient that makes margaritas typically so unhealthy is sugar, so what if we told you this recipe is made with no refined sugars or simple syrups. That’s right, we used pomegranate juice as a natural sweetener, so there’s absolutely no reason to feel guilty about this one.
Get our recipe for Low-Sugar Pomegranate Margarita.
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Talk about refreshing! This watermelon margarita will really take your cocktail-making skills to the next level. It’s served with a watermelon slice on the slide of the glass and the drink is one of the prettiest color pinks we’ve ever seen, not to mention it tastes delicious, too!
Get our recipe for Watermelon Margarita.
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The combination of avocado and pineapple in a margarita may not be something you’d think to do, but once you give it a try, we’re sure this will be a new staple. This cocktail brings together so many Mexican flavors, even beyond the avocado and pineapple. We’re talking chili powder, lime, and, of course, tequila.
Get our recipe for Avocado Pineapple Margarita.
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If you usually go for a sweeter margarita, this one’s for you. Making this drink with the Sauvignon Blanc and a splash of agave makes it sweet without going overboard with sugars or simple syrups. Our ideal night is a glass of this drink with some tacos and guacamole, and once you try it, you’ll see why.
Get our recipe for Sauvignon Blanc Margarita.
We wouldn’t blame you for wanting to stick with a classic. Even though sometimes it could be fun to try something a little different, there’s no reason to mess with perfection—and this low-calorie margarita is certainly that.
Get our recipe for Classic Low-Calorie Margarita.
Just because you’re on the Keto diet doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a margarita every so often. Although typically, this cocktail can be filled with sugar, we’ve got a recipe that is both low-sugar (it uses Purecane sweetener) and low-carb, so you can enjoy it completely guilt-free.
Get the recipe from Couples in the Kitchen.
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