Low-Calorie Drinks for St. Patty’s Day

Sadly adding green dye to your beer doesn’t make it any healthier.

But don’t worry - you’re in luck! We’ve put together a list of some deliciously festive and low calorie drink options you can make this St. Patrick’s Day: Lucky Mojito (90 Calories)

You'll feel lucky when you realize this drink will only set you back 90 calories!

Lucky Mojito (90 Calories)

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 1 tsp. water
  • 1 pinch fresh ginger
  • 3 medium basil leaves
  • 3 mint leaves
  • Juice of half a lime
  • 1 oz. white rum (or vodka)
  • Club Soda
Preparation
  • In the bottom of a Collins (or mixing glass) muddle sugar, water, herbs and lime juice
  • Add rum (or vodka, if you prefer) and stir
  • Top with crushed ice and club soda
  • Garnish with a lime wheel

Shamrock Martini (148 Calories)
Who needs a four-leaf clover when you have one of these!?

Shamrock Martini (148 Calories)

Ingredients

  • 1 oz. Midori melon liqueur
  • 1 oz. melon vodka
  • 1 oz. club soda
  • Twist of lime
Preparation
  • Place martini glass in freezer to chill
  • Pour vodka, liqueur and club soda into a martini shaker halfway filled with ice
  • Stir until well chilled (shaking a martini with club soda is not advisable)
  • Pour into chilled glass and add lime garnish

Green Sangria (115 Calories)
Enjoy this 150 calories drink at your next fiesta!

Green Sangria (115 Calories)

Ingredients

  • 1 bottle of Pinot Grigio
  • 1 oz. Midori melon liqueur
  • ½ Green Apple (cored and sliced)
  • ½ lime (sliced)
  • ¼ English cucumber (sliced)
  • 10 mint leaves
  • ½ kiwi (peeled and sliced)
  • Club Soda (or diet lemon-lime soda or diet ginger ale)
Preparation
  • Peel, core and slice your fruit as needed
  • Combine all ingredients, except soda, and refrigerate for at least 2 hours and no more than 8 hours
  • Spoon some of the fruit into a wine glass before pouring the wine
  • Top-off with a splash of soda to taste
(yields 6 servings)