Skinny Cocktails

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Black & Blue Mojito (AKA “Skinny Jeans Mojito”)

1.5 oz 10 Cane rum (96 calories)
1 oz lime juice (8 calories)
1 oz sugar-free sweetener (made from Splenda) (i.e. Monin) *
3 blackberries (10 calories)
10 blueberries (8 calories)
10 mint leaves (0 calories)
Splash of club soda (0 calories)
Total calories: 122

Directions: In a tall collins glass, muddle the berries and mint with the lime juice and sugar free syrup.  Add the rum.  Top with crushed ice and stir well.  Garnish with mint sprig and berry.
Monin is a syrup company from France that offers 100+ syrups.  They also have a line of sugar-free syrups ranging from a sugar-ftree triple sec syrup to raspberry to blackberry.  They are sold at specialty grocers and online at

Skinny Margarita

1.5 oz reposado tequila (i.e. 1800 Reposado) (96 calories)
1 oz agave nectar (80 calories)
1 oz lime juice (8 calories)
Total calories: 184 calories

Skinny Strawberry Smash

1.5 oz SKYY Infusions Dragonfruit (105 calories)
4 lemon quarters (11 calories)
1 oz cranberry juice (16 calories)
2 strawberries (Driscoll’s) (8 calories)
2 packets Truvia (0 calories)
Half strawberry + Basil leaf, for garnish (2 calories)
Total calories: 142

Directions: In a mixing glass, muddle the strawberries with the lemon quarters, cranberry juice and Truvia.  Top with ice and shake vigorously.  Strain into a rocks glass filled with ice.  Garnish with strawberry and basil.