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58 Healthy Summer Cocktail Recipes to Sip On with Friends

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When the weather warms up, the sun is shining and people are starting to relax outside, people start looking for delicious refreshments. After all, what is nicer than relaxing with a cold beverage on a hot day? Nothing that I can think of.

That is where these healthy summer cocktails come in. Not only will they wet your whistle, but they are also delicious and healthy at the same time.

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It doesn’t have to be difficult to find healthy summer cocktail recipes to serve your friends, or simply enjoy by yourself.

There are several different options that you can choose from that are sure to impress anyone at your backyard barbecue or summer party.

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Not a drinker? That’s great, you can make many of these into healthy mocktails or check out this tasty Strawberry Cauliflower Smoothie.

Don’t forget to beat the heat with these 72 Hot Weather Recipes.

How to Serve Summer Cocktails

There are a ton of different glassware and patio options to serve your drinks in but here are a few of my favorites:

Garnish your cocktails with lime wedges, mint leaves, or add some berries for a touch of flair for your guests.

Low Cal Cocktails for Summer

There are so many different delicious low calorie cocktails to choose from. No matter what your favorite flavors are, you are sure to find something that you will enjoy pouring.

Make your own healthier cocktails using fresh fruit juice and a handful of other simple ingredients. Check out these healthy summer cocktail recipes.

My favorite? Mimosas.

There are so many different variations from pineapple juice to cranberry juice and even apple cider gives it an incredible twist. They’re all delicious.

You can use prosecco, sparkling wine, or whatever bubbles you have on hand. Make it non alcoholic by using club soda or sparkling water.

Healthy Summer Mojitos

Mojitos are so refreshing during the summer months. This one is sure to hit the spot with some fruity notes. The best part? It is a mocktail so the whole family can enjoy it.

Blackberry Mojitos
Crisp and refreshing blackberry mojitos with plenty of fresh blackberries, mint and lime with rum, simple syrup and seltzer water.
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Blueberry Mojitos – The Littlest Crumb
These refreshing blueberry mojitos are the BEST rum cocktail for a summer night. Easy to make in 5 minutes for one or for a crowd.
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Chocolate Mojito – The Littlest Crumb
This chocolate mojito is the perfect mojito for fall and winter. Made with chocolate simple syrup, mint, rum and club soda in 5 minutes.
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Skinny Strawberry Lemonade Mojito
This skinny strawberry lemonade mojito is fizzy, minty, and slightly sweet. It is the perfect, easy cocktail for sunny Summer days.
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Skinny Margarita Recipes

Pour yourself a Margarita this summer! They always remind me of long days on the beach with the sand between my toes. These healthy summer cocktails are not only delicious but they are filled with fruity flavors (and some even have spice).

Fresh Citrus Margarita
This citrus blender margarita recipe combines three types of citrus into a refreshing, delicious drink. Perfect for Cinco de Mayo or a fun patio sipper!
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Easy Mango Margarita Recipe on the Rocks
This spicy jalapeno and sweet mango margarita on the rocks is the perfect combination for a delicious iced cocktail.
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Easy Virgin Strawberry Margarita
These healthy virgin strawberry margaritas are the perfect drink for summertime! Easy to make, low in sugar, and Paleo friendly, these strawberry lime margaritas will be your go to!
Click here for the recipe
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Easy Frozen Watermelon Margarita Recipe
This frozen watermelon margarita recipe is so easy that it will become your new summer favorite! This recipe doesn’t have any added sugar, but you are free to add some if you like a sweeter drink! Simply leave out the tequila if you want to make this a fun virgin mocktail!
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Strawberry Kiwi Margaritas
Strawberry Kiwi Margaritas are the perfect sip this Summer! Combining Tequila, Triple Sec, Lime Juice, Kiwis, & an easy to make Strawberry Simple Syrup.
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Low-Carb Spicy Margarita (keto, sugar-free)
Kick back and enjoy this very grown-up Low-Carb Spicy Margarita. It’s sugar-free and perfect for Cinco de Mayo celebrations.
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Watermelon Grapefruit Margaritas
Looking for a party drink without all the artificial ingredients? These tasty Watermelon Grapefruit margaritas are the perfect mix of easy, tart, and tasty!
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Blue Margarita Recipe
Whether you make a Blue Margarita as a single cocktail, a pitcher to share or mocktail version (all included) it’s a thirst quenching cocktail any day!
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Vodka Margarita
Delicious and refreshing vodka margarita recipe. Enjoy a margarita without tequila. Perfect for Cinco de Mayo, a summer cocktail for poolside sipping, or enjoy with fresh winter citrus.
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Simple Keto Strawberry Daiquiri
This keto strawberry daiquiri is perfect for the warm summer weather and super easy to make. Add some rum for the refreshing keto cocktail to enjoy poolside or at the beach. Or nix the alcohol and enjoy a delicious skinny strawberry daiquiri mocktail.
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Healthy Watermelon Raspberry Margaritas
Looking for a party drink without all the artificial ingredients? These healthy Watermelon Raspberry Margaritas are the perfect mix of easy, tart, & tasty!
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Skinny Margarita
Learn how to make the best Skinny Margarita recipe that is low in carbs and calories, sweetened with agave and a fresh, refreshing margarita.
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Guava Margaritas – The Littlest Crumb
These tasty guava margaritas add a unique twist to classic margaritas. Make them on the rocks, frozen or try the spicy jalapeño version!
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Bourbon Margarita – The Littlest Crumb
This easy bourbon margarita is just like a regular margarita but with a whiskey twist. Made with bourbon, cointreau, lime juice and agave.
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Raspberry Margarita – Texanerin Baking
This Raspberry Margarita has zip and zing with freshly squeezed lime juice and blushes full of crimson color. It’s a fruity raspberry twist on a classic margarita, well-balanced and maple-sweetened. Vegan and gluten-free.
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Frozen Pineapple Margarita (4 basic ingredients!) | Easy Wholesome
This refreshing frozen pineapple margarita is a bright and light cocktail that’s easy to make. It’s perfectly tart with fresh lime and naturally sweetened
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How to Make An Easy Italian Margarita at Home – apaigeofpositivity
Made with fresh fruit juice, tequila, and club soda, this Italian Margarita is perfect for when you’re craving a sweeter, fizzier pick me up.
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Summer Spritzers

Spritzers are very refreshing and these are no exception. Some are fruity and some are citrusy but no matter what, they are sure to cool you off during the hot summer months.

Red, White & Blue White Wine Spritzer
An easy & gorgeous wine spritzer recipe featuring fresh strawberries & blueberries + white wine for a patriotic “Red, White & Blue” theme without any food dyes. Fix this bubbly cocktail all summer long when you need a refreshing drink with a little buzz. It’s also an excellent way to celebrate holid…
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St-Germain Spritz
St-Germain spritz cocktail is a citrus sensation with a hint of elderflower. Truly refreshing during the hot summer month and will take only 2 minutes to make.
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Summer Berry Rosé Spritzer
This Summer Berry Rosé Spritzer is perfect for Summer holidays or anytime you want a refreshing cocktail. Fresh berries muddled with vodka and Rosé wine.
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Blueberry Vodka Lemon Spritzer Recipe
This blueberry vodka lemon spritzer is perfectly refreshing! It isn’t overly sweet, but additional sweetener can be added to taste. This blueberry vodka drink whips up quickly and uses fresh fruit and agave making it on the healthier side!
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Easy White Wine Spritzer
Refreshing and Easy White Wine Spritzer! 3 simple ingredients make this cocktail a delicious afternoon or cocktail party sipper.
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Healthy Daiquiris

A daiquiri really hits the spot in the summer. Whether you choose to make one with a refreshing banana flavour or you opt for something more citrusy, you are sure to be happy with what you choose.

You can switch out the liquor for what your preferences are as well (ie: rum for vodka) and make adjustments to make it fit your macros and goals.

Virgin Banana Daiquiris
Your frosty tropical cocktail favorite made without the alcohol and right in a blender with just 3 real ingredients! Virgin Banana Daiquiris!
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Lemon/Lime Daiquiri
We have a cool and refreshing lemon lime daiquiri recipe for you today! As Valentine’s day has come and gone I’ve been thinking a lot about good ways to have a great date night without going out into the madness that is Valentine’s day weekend (or pretty much any weekend for that matter). Not meanin…
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Pina Coladas

If you want a delicious pina colada the whole family can enjoy, this virgin recipe is sure to impress.

Virgin Pina Coladas
Creamy, delicious Virgin Pina Colada recipe made in just minutes! It’s the perfect drink to make on a hot summer day and for summertime entertaining!
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Healthy Bellinis

A bellini is a great cocktail option, especially when it is hot outside. Not only do they look gorgeous, they taste great too.

Luscious Peach Bellini
This simple 3-ingredient luscious peach bellinni recipe is delicious, impressive yet super-simple to make. It’s sure to become your go-to summer cocktail!
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Pomegranate Peach Bellini Recipe {Gluten-Free, Vegan, Low Carb}
Peach Bellini comes together with only a few ingredients and in minutes. This lower calorie cocktail is great for the holidays & easily scaled for a crowd.
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Healthy Sangria Recipes

If you are a wine drinker, sangria is a delicious option as a summer cocktail. There are so many flavour options and you are sure to enjoy every single sip.

Sangria Mocktail
This Sangria Mocktail is the perfect drink for your spring and summer events! All the fresh fruit flavor without the alcohol!
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Raspberry Peach Sangria
With this Raspberry Peach Sangria recipe, you get to choose your favorite white wine to add to it. Don’t know which white wine to use? Find out here!
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More Fun Summer Cocktails

From mimosas to iced teas, there are so many delicious summer cocktails you can enjoy this season.

Island Breeze Mimosas
Relax and enjoy some healthy brunch (and healthy mimosas) in-style with light, refreshing, & bubbly Island Breeze Mimosas.
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Vodka Soda
Vodka soda are light and refreshing drinks. Perfect for sipping. Learn how to make a classic as well as several options to add a little extra flavor!
Click here for the recipe
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Refreshing Basil Smash Cocktail
In the mood for a fun and spirited cocktail? Try our summer recipe for a delicious basil smash cocktail which is refreshing, exciting and low in calories. Click for more
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Easy Melon Cocktail Recipe
A simple recipe for cantaloupe melon cocktails. Try this new drink recipe for a refreshing alcoholic beverage on a hot summer night.
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Bee’s Knees Cocktail
An easy recipe for a phenomenal Bee’s Knees cocktail with gin. All you need is fresh lemon juice, gin and honey. Cheers!
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Blood Orange Cocktail with Blackberry & Viniq
This delicious blood orange cocktail is infused with moscato and natural fruit flavors. Sweet, smooth, and tasty – perfect for any time of year!
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Strawberry Frosé (a.k.a. Grown Up Slushie)
This Strawberry Frosé recipe is the perfect summer frozen cocktail. Also one of my favourite ways to use an ice cream maker.
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Raspberry Hibiscus Cocktail – apaigeofpositivity
This Raspberry Hibiscus Cocktail combines floral and fruity flavors for a refreshing spring cocktail. It’s garnished with fruit and thyme.
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Orange & Grey Coconut Cocktail with Kinky Gold
Named for the vodka and Kinky Gold found within, this orange and grey coconut cocktail recipe is a delicious and refreshing summer treat!
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Fresh Cucumber Vodka Cocktail
Fresh and crisp! This Fresh Cucumber Vodka Cocktail has the sweet bubbles of sprite and tartness of lemonade are pure perfection with hints of cucumber!
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Grapefruit Tonic Cocktail
This Grapefruit Tonic Cocktail is perfect out by the pool, or just sipping on while the kiddos play! Simple, healthy, and perfectly bubbly!
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Malibu Bay Breeze
This Malibu Bay Breeze cocktail is the perfect balance of sweet, tart, and tropical flavors and is an easy poured cocktail that looks picture perfect.
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Madras Cocktail
If you love the taste of vodka and cranberry, then you’ll love the Madras Cocktail for both its looks and for its taste with the addition of orange juice
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Limoncello and Vodka Cocktail
This is the cocktail that’s perfect for a hot summer day. That cocktail that’s a refreshing sip while you’re sitting next to the pool or sitting on the desk. This limoncello cocktail is a bright and citrus forward cocktail that’s easy and a crowd pleaser!
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Loquat Vodka Cocktail
This loquat cocktail is made with loquat syrup, lemon juice, vodka, and sparkling water. It’s a refreshing summer-y cocktail, great for hot summer days!
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Cucumber Melon Splash Cocktail
This Cucumber Melon Splash pairs cucumber vodka with fresh cantaloupe, cucumber slices, and refreshing bubbles! The perfect cocktail for Spring!
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Lynchburg Lemonade
We visited the Jack Daniel’s Distillery in Lynchburg, TN last year and tried an authentic Lynchburg Lemonade. With only four ingredients, this whiskey lemonade is so refreshing on a hot summer’s day.
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Irish Whiskey Sweet Iced Tea
tasty and refreshing irish whiskey sweet iced tea. Top it off with lemon wedges and add fresh mint for summertime sipping at its finest!
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Strawberry Watermelon Lime Slush
This strawberry watermelon-lime summer slush recipe is the perfect cold beverage for a hot day. Perfectly guilt-free and refreshing fruit slushy.
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Keto Hard Seltzer Strawberry Slushy Recipe
A keto hard seltzer strawberry slushy is a boozey blended sugar free cocktail filled with juicy strawberies and hard seltzer. This slushie is perfect for hot summer days by the poolside.
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Hibiscus Cocktails
Hibiscus Cocktails are low carb, low sugar, vegan, keto, and gluten-free. A healthier refreshing keto cocktail under 100 calories!
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Cucumber Rosemary Gin and Tonic
Crisp and refreshing, this Cucumber Rosemary Gin and Tonic (aka “the drunk cucumber”) is just what the warmer spring weather calls for.
Click here for the recipe
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How to Make a Mint Julep
Love bourbon? Learn how to make a mint julep from scratch! This recipe for the classic Kentucky cocktail is perfect for hot summer days and Derby day!
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Cucumber Lime Vodka Collins Recipe
A Cucumber Lime Vodka Collins is one of the most refreshing, low-calorie drinks you can enjoy. Made with Smirnoff Zero Infusions, it’s guilt-free.
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Spicy Jalapeno Basil Moscow Mule
A refreshing and spicy twist on a Moscow Mule that includes jalapenos and basil. A wonderful vodka cocktail that is an easy recipe and a crowd-pleaser.
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With so many healthy summer drink recipes to choose from, you are sure to find something on this list that will not only keep you refreshed, but have you enjoying some delicious relaxation in no time.

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  1. So many delicious cocktails here! Thanks ever so much for including my peach bellini!

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