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June 14, 2016 by Leanne Vogel June 19, 2017
Make your own refreshing thirst-quencher… without all the sugar and carbs. Ahhhh….cool and refreshing drinks are just what you need for the summer! There’s nothing quite like having fun in the sun while enjoying an ice-cold beverage. But how can we do that without overloading on sugar and carbs? Look no further than this splendid list of sugar-free, low-carb, thirst-quenching drinks! There is a wide variety of both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, so no matter the occasion there is a refreshing beverage for you. If you’re looking for smoothie ideas, you won’t find them on this list. However, we just did a Smoothie Roundup recently that you might be interested in, which is also great for summertime (and pretty much any time!). 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A great caffeine alternative if coffee makes you feel jittery. Sparkling Raspberry Limeade Mocktail Raise your hand if your guilty pleasure is…soda (you might call it pop, coke, or soft drink, but there’s no judgment here). Okay, you can put your hands down…and raise them up again in excitement because here is a delicious low carb recipe that allows you to enjoy that burn without all of the sugar or artificial sweeteners! Woohoo! Cranberry Lime Spritzer It’s party time! Just serve this to your guests, and everyone will be asking you for the recipe. So now you have a choice–let them think you’re the mastermind OR send them this roundup post… Homemade Sugar-Free Kool-Aid Kids will flock to the kitchen when you start to make this bad boy…but it might not be limited to just kids. Strawberry Basil Italian Lemonade It sure is hard to say no to this combo of strawberries, lemonade, and basil…so don’t even try. Drink up! Green Tea Lemonade Summertime is great, but with it comes the temptation to buy those tasty (and very sugary) ice cold drinks. With this recipe, you won’t have to worry about having to try to resist. This tastes just like the in-store version, but without all of the sugar. The Healthiest Keto Electrolyte Drink This is the perfect refreshment for after intense workouts or sports activities. It also is extremely useful if you are in the process adapting to the keto diet, this will help replenish those minerals you might be lacking due to the new way your body processes them. Easy Homemade Coconut Milk Like easy? Homemade? How about coconut? It’s a great alternative to buying it at the store if you’re trying to save a little money or just feel like making your own coconut milk. Easiest Almond Milk Who doesn’t like easy? Not us apparently. Here’s another easy non-dairy milk recipe that is sure to be a nice addition to your repertoire. Caramel Apple Good Girl Moonshine This drink may sound naughty, but it’s actually guilt-free! What’s more is that it’s super easy too! Sugar-Free Berry Chia Fresca Mmmmm…it’s hard to beat this thirst quencher. Berries and chia seeds in perfect harmony to bring you a delightfully refreshing treat! Strawberry & Lemon Infused Iced Tea Summer is fun, but it can be quite exhausting if you’re getting dehydrated due to the heat. Stay refreshed and energized with this incredible infusion of flavors. Sneaky Mushroom Cacao Frappuccino Sneak some healthy mushrooms into your morning (or anytime) coffee with this recipe and stay refreshed! Healthy Green Juice Feelin’ healthy? Hopefully, that’s the case more often than not, but if you need just an extra dose of healthy….how about a Healthy Green Juice? Make sure to only add about ¼ cup of apple instead of a whole one to keep the carb count low. Low Carb Moscow Mule Now for the adult drinks! If adulting is getting to be a bit overwhelming, enjoy one of the great benefits of being an adult with this minty beverage. Low Carb Margarita Keeping it simple with this elegantly crafted margarita. This is what a margarita should taste like. Pure and simple. Frozen Margarita If you like your margaritas a bit more spruced up, then try this recipe out. It has all the yummy without all the sugar. Iced Green Tea Mojito Need a refreshing drink that’s fun but also has tons of health benefits? Step right up and enjoy this ice cold green tea mojito. The combined benefits of the green tea, lime, cucumber, and mint come together to create a powerhouse of detoxification! Sugar-Free Mint Julep Chill out with a cool drink that’s sure to satisfy your taste buds as well as beat the heat. Perfect for summer parties or just chilling out on your front porch. So hopefully this roundup has inspired you…so what cool drinks are you making this summer? Share in the comments below!
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HI! I’M LEANNE
Nutrition educator + keto enthusiast. I want to live in a world where every woman loves her body, nourishing fats are enjoyed at every meal, and the word “restriction” isn’t in the dictionary.