Healthy Recipes

7 Healthy Cocktails That Won’t Hinder Your Weight Loss

Fact alert: restrictive diets DON’T work.

Sure, you might lose weight eating nothing but soup and lemon water but the second you go back to eating “normal”, all of that weight is going to pile back on. Plus, your energy levels plummet on restrictive diets leaving you feeling grumpy and unmotivated.

As a certified personal trainer and nutritionist, I’m not a fan of diets. In fact, I don’t even like to use the word “diet”!

What I am a fan of is making small, sustainable changes to your lifestyle that results in weight that stays off. (My ultimate weight loss guidebook, The IdealPlan, is the blueprint on how to achieve weight loss without feeling deprived.)

Part of making sustainable changes is learning how to properly enjoy treats and drinks. After all, it’s important to “treat yo self!”

If your idea of treating yourself is a drink now and then, but you’re not sure how it will affect your weight loss then read on!

Alcohol and Weight Losskami with idealboost at the pool

Alcohol and weight loss is a topic I get asked about quite a bit. Can you lose weight and still have an occasional drink?

Honestly, yes! Like I said before, you should never have to over deprive yourself to lose weight. If you enjoy having a drink now and then, you can definitely work it into a healthy lifestyle.

That being said, alcohol isn’t ideal when you’re trying to lose weight. Alcohol has a high-calorie count and your body has a hard time processing it. This can make weight loss a little harder.

A solution? Healthified cocktails!

I’m all about making healthier versions of my favorite treats. Healthy cocktails included!

I’m gonna do you a favor and give you 10 healthy cocktail recipes. These recipes include IdealBoost, our delicious weight loss drink! IdealBoost includes weight loss supporting ingredients like green tea, green coffee bean extract, and Slendesta our powerful hunger blocker!

These recipes are low calorie and not too heavy on spirits but full of flavor!

Have your alcohol and drink it too. You’ll LOVE these low-calorie cocktails!

7 Healthy Cocktails with IdealBoost

Coconut Lime Mojitos

Coconut Lime Mojitos

1/4 c coconut water
1 Coconut Lime IdealBoost Packet
1 3/4 c sparkling water
3 oz white rum
1 tbsp. lime juice

Mix coconut water and IdealBoost until combined. Add rum and lime juice. Pour into 2 cocktail glasses full of ice. Top with sparkling water, lightly stir, and garnish with mint. Cheers!

Serves 2. Calories per serving: 105  Protein 0g  Carbs 3g  Fat 0g

Raspberry Citrus Mimosas

Raspberry Citrus Mimosas

1/2 Raspberry Citrus IdealBoost Packet
8 oz water
12 oz Brut champagne
4 oz of Tropicana Light Orange Juice

Mix IdealBoost and water until combined. Pour into 4 champagne flutes and top each glass with 3 ounces of champagne and 1 ounce of orange juice. Cheers!

Serves 4. Calories per serving: 75  Protein 0g  Carbs 6g  Fat 1g

Peach Mango Moscow Mules

peach mango moscow mule

1/2 Peach Mango IdealBoost Packet
8 oz water
4 oz vodka
4 oz diet ginger beer
1 oz lime juice

Mix IdealBoost and water until combined. Fill 2 glasses with ice and add IdealBoost mixture. Top each glass with 2 ounces vodka, 2 ounces ginger beer, and ½ ounce lime juice. Lightly stir, garnish with lime, and enjoy!

Serves 2. Calories per serving: 155  Protein 0g  Carbs 7g  Fat 0g

Black Cherry Basil Mojitos

black cherry basil mojitos

1/2 Black Cherry IdealBoost Packet
4 oz water
6 large fresh basil leaves
3 oz white rum
1 oz fresh lime juice
4 oz sparkling water

Mix Black Cherry IdealBoost and water until combined. Place basil leaves in 2 cocktail glasses, muddle, and fill with ice. Add 1.5 ounces of rum, ½ ounce lime juice, and 2 oz of sparkling water to each glass. Lightly stir, garnish with a cherry, and enjoy!

Serves 2. Calories per serving: 100  Protein 0g  Carbs 2g  Fat 0g

Frozen Watermelon Coconut Margaritas

Frozen Watermelon Coconut Margaritas

2 c frozen seedless watermelon, cubed
3 oz Blanco Tequila
1 Coconut Lime IdealBoost Packet
1 oz fresh lime juice
2 c ice
Margarita salt (optional)

Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth. Pour equally into 2 glasses, garnish with lime, and enjoy!

Serves 2. Calories per serving: 150  Protein 1g  Carbs 13g  Fat 0g

Vodka Iced Tea Lemonade

iced tea with rum

16 oz water
1 Iced Tea IdealBoost Packet
¼ c lemon juice
3 oz Vodka

Mix IdealBoost and water until powder has fully dissolved. Fill 2 glasses with ice and add IdealBoost mixture. Top each glass with 2 tbsp lemon juice and 1 ½ ounces of Vodka. Lightly stir, garnish with fresh lemon slices, and enjoy!

Serves 2. Calories per serving: 105  Protein 0g  Carbs 3g  Fat 0g

Pina Colada

pina colada boost

2 c frozen pineapple
3 oz rum
1 Pineapple Passion IdealBoost Packet, mixed with 8 oz water
1/2 c unsweetened coconut milk

Blend all ingredients until smooth. Pour equal amounts into 2 glasses. If desired, garnish with fresh pineapple. Enjoy!

Serves 2. Calories per serving: 245  Protein 1g  Carbs 30g  Fat 1g


Alcohol and weight loss can coexist, just don’t overdo it! Calories can add up quick when it comes to alcohol so it’s best to enjoy in small quantities.

Enjoy these tasty healthy cocktails and don’t forget to try our two newest flavors of IdealBoost!

IdealBoost is the perfect pick me up and soda replacement. It contains weight loss ingredients like green tea and has our powerful hunger blocker, Slendesta!

Learn more about IdealBoost here!

Kami Price

Kami Price

Head Trainer & Nutritionist

Kami Price is the Head Trainer for IdealShape. She is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer, a Pn.1 Certified Nutrition Coach, and Certified Yoga Instructor. Kami has been in the fitness world for over 10 years and prior to joining IdealShape owned one of the biggest private gyms in Utah.

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