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Choose Your Own Adventure: Margaritas – Three Ways! 

Close your eyes and picture it: You’re sitting poolside, lazily kicking your feet in the cool pool water while rocking a cute swimsuit. You feel the warmth of the sun on your skin… what’s missing? A delicious margarita in hand, of course! But how do you have your margarita moment in the sun and keep your macros in check? Here are three options to make it work for you! We will being using the Jessie’s Girls method of calculating alcohol macros in these nutrition breakdowns. 

(The instructions in the recipe section below are for ALL 3 skinny margaritas!)

Skinny Margarita #1 – The Simple Low Sugar Margarita:

This margarita is for someone who has some carbs and calories to spend or is having a “memories over macros” day but still doesn’t want to load up on sugary drinks!  

Ingredients and Nutrition facts in the recipe section below!

Skinny Margarita #2 – The “Happy Medium” Margarita:

This is your margarita if you don’t want to give up the tequila taste but want to lower the calories and carbs a little! Instead if Cointreau or Triple Sec, we’ll use freshly squeezed orange juice or blood orange in this case! 

Ingredients:

2 oz of Tequila 

1 oz of Lime Juice 

1 oz of Fresh Orange Juice 

1 tsp of Agave Syrup 

Garnish:

Salt and Tajín

Lime Wedge

Nutrition:

Calories 201 kcal, Carbohydrates 51g Protein 0g, Fat 0g, Sugar 9g

Skinny Margarita #3 – The “Scaled Back” Sparkling Margarita :

Want a little taste of tequila but don’t want to go overboard? Easy! Cut the tequila down and add seltzer or sparkling water to fill the glass! 

Ingredients:

2 oz of Tequila 

1 oz of Lime Juice 

1 oz of Fresh Orange Juice 

1 tsp of Agave Syrup 

Sparkling water or Seltzer

Garnish:

Salt and Tajín

Lime Wedge

Nutrition:

Calories 121 kcal, Carbohydrates 31g Protein 0g, Fat 0g, Sugar 9g

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Simple Low Sugar Margarita

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: cinco de mayo, margarita, margs
Servings: 1 Drink
Calories: 266kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 Oz Tequila
  • 1 Oz Cointreau or Triple Sec
  • 1 Oz Lime Juice
  • 1 Tsp Agave Syrup

Garnish

  • Salt and Tajín
  • Lime Wedge

Instructions

  • On a small plate, sprinkle a layer of Tajín and salt. Set aside. 
  • Fill shaker halfway with ice.
  • Combine tequila, Cointreau or orange juice, freshly squeezed lime juice and agave syrup in shaker. 
  • Shake for approximately 20 seconds.
  • Rub the lime wedge along the rim of glass and dip edge of glass in Tajín and salt mixture. 
  • Pour drink into glass and garnish with lime wedge. 
  • If making Scaled Back version, top off drink with sparkling water or seltzer. Stir. 
  • Grate a little lime zest over drink for fun!

Nutrition

Serving: 1Drink | Calories: 266kcal | Carbohydrates: 67g | Sugar: 6g
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