So, you’re already done watching all seasons of your favorite shows on Netflix and Hulu, and the thought of wasting another day on the couch looking at Instagram memes is too much to handle; well, it’s time to shake up your routine and get your creative juices flowing.
Pull up your House Party or Zoom with your friends, it's Quarantine o'Clock time and we've got 7 amazing keto-approved cocktails to get you through your day.
1. Low-Carb Margarita
The Margarita is a unique cocktail consisting of tequila, orange liqueur, and lime juice, and is often served with salt on the rim of the glass.
Drinking margarita in a keto-style is totally possible with stevia or monk fruit sweeteners. This unique drink only requires five ingredients and within two minutes it is ready for sipping.
I know I know, you're thinking this is too good to be keto friendly. Well you are in luck, it Is! A serving contains just 106 calorie, 1 g carbs, 0.3 g sugar, 0.1g fiber, and 0 g protein. It is best enjoyed when served with ice.
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2. Keto Mojito
This is another low-carb super refreshing cocktail to spice up the boring stay-at-home order. Mojitos are known for their refreshing and minty tastes. It is prepared with Vodka, fresh mint, lime juice, and other keto-friendly ingredients.
Although traditional Mojito is never recommended for serious keto practitioners, this keto-friendly version can give you the real taste of traditional mojito without hampering your effort to reach ketosis.
Your keto-friendly mojito will only contain 109 calories, 0 g fat (0 g sat), 2 g carbs, 0 g sugar, 0 g fiber, 1mg sodium, and 0 g protein per serving.
Link to recipe: https://ketogasm.com/low-carb-vodka-mojito-recipe/
3. Gin Fizz
The gin fizz is a classical mixed drink that is different from whiskey fizz due to the base spirit used. It is very refreshing, easy to mix, and can be made using different customization that suits your taste.
The keto-friendly version is sugar-free and provides some protein due to the presence of egg whites.
In a serving of this cocktail, you will consume 150 calories, 0 g fat (0 g sat), 1 g carbs, 0 g sugar, 0 g fiber, 74 mg sodium, and 3 g protein.
Link to recipe: https://ketogasm.com/gin-fizz-cocktail-recipe/
4. Hot Buttered Rum
This is a mixed drink containing rum, butter, hot water or cider, a sweetener, and various spices such as honey, cinnamon, nutmeg as cloves. Hot Buttered Rum is low in carbs and sugar, but high in beneficial fat.
This cozy buttered rum is the perfect way to enjoy your keto journey during the COVID-19 lockdown.
By taking a moderate serving of this rum, your body stands the chance of benefiting from its 243 calories, 11 g fat (7 g sat), 0 g carbs, 0 g sugar, 0 g fiber, 108 mg sodium, and 0 g protein.
Link to recipe: https://ketogasm.com/hot-buttered-rum-recipe/
5. Keto Paloma
This refreshing blend of grapefruit soda, tangy lime juice, and earthy tequila is an amazing cocktail you can enjoy after a long day of working from home. The Sugar-free grapefruit soda and tequila in this super low-carb Paloma make it a unique cocktail that makes you feel like you are basking on the coast of Mexico while you are locked down within the four walls of your house.
Taking a full serving of this superb drink offers you 132 calories, 0 g fat (0 g sat), 0.5 g carbs, 0 g sugar, 0 g fiber and 0 g protein.
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6. Keto Bloody Mary
This delicious savory cocktail is one of the scintillating drinks you can take in the morning that will give you a perfect start of your day. This low-carb version of the salty, spicy, tangy drink doesn't disappoint.
A serving of this cocktail contains 163 calories, 0 g fat (0 g sat), 7 g carbs, 0 g sugar, 1 g fiber, and 1 g protein which makes it a perfect combination with your keto foods.
Some people like to add a little pickle, maybe a dash of celery salt and paprika, or even olives and pickled bell peppers.
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7. Vodka Berry Cocktail
Another special cocktail for you to enjoy is the Vodka Berry Cocktail. It is sugar-free but sweet due to the presence of a substantial amount of berries and is very easy to make with only a few ingredients with no shaker needed.
One of the unique characteristics of this drink is that it’s tangy, it’s sweet, and got a bit of back-end vodka flavor, which is not too strong for you in case you are a light vodka subscriber.
One serving of the cocktail contains 142 calories, 0 g fat (0 g sat), 3 g carbs, 2 g sugar, 1 g fiber, 6 mg sodium, and 0 g protein.
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