Believe It: 3 Yummy Cocktails That Ring In Under 150 Calories

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AppleCiderMartini2 You're being so good. You're eating healthy, going to the gym, and perhaps even utilizing some of our tips on how to burn that extra hundred calories a day. Then, Friday hits and it all goes to pieces. A few sugary cocktails into your weekend, and you've undone all your hard work. Frustrated? We know what that's like — we've been there. But hang on. We've got a solution that doesn't come at the expense of all things fun, just in time for this weekend.

The good people at Sparkling ICE and HINT Water want you to have your cake and eat it, too — or more accurately, have your social life and keep your New Year's resolutions too! They've mixed up a batch of yummy cocktails that are delicious without sabotaging your diet. Each drink in this delectable lookbook is under 150 calories. Can you say that three times, fast?

So, go ahead and have a wild (but responsible) weekend and burn these calories with a single trip to the dance floor!


Blackberry Apple Martini

Ingredients:
1.5 oz Green Apple Vodka
3 oz Sparkling Apple Cider
2 oz HINT Blackberry Water

Directions: In a cocktail shaker, combine green apple vodka, sparkling apple cider, Blackberry HINT, and ice; shake until well combined. Strain into chilled glass. Garnish with an apple wedge; serve immediately.

Total Calories: 145

Photo: Courtesy of HINT Water
MojitoStrawberry-Kiwi Mojito

Ingredients:
1.5 oz Rum
2 oz Club Soda
3 oz Strawberry-Kiwi HINT Water
10 mint leaves
1 lime

Directions: In a cool, tall glass, gently crush mint leaves and add the juice from one lime. Fill glass with ice. Add rum, club soda, and Strawberry-Kiwi HINT water. Stir well. Garnish with a lime wedge and a few sprigs of mint, and enjoy!

Total Calories: 103

Photo: Courtesy of HINT Water
Wight_120829_0362Sparkling Raspberry Vanilla Dreamsicle

Ingredients:
1 1/2 oz Vanilla Vodka
4 oz Black Raspberry Sparkling ICE

Directions: Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with fresh berries.

Total Calories: 100

Photo: Courtesy of Sparkling ICE