Mexican Inspired Cocktails That Won't Kill Your Diet This Cinco de Mayo


Happy Cinco de Mayo! The only thing better than a mouth-watering Mexican meal on this day of remembrance is a refreshing cocktail to go along with it! Now, for most of us, holidays like this one can mean overloading on calories--yikes! With swimsuit season knocking at the door, we've got to stay conscious of diet killers, like hidden sugars in alcoholic beverages. That being said, we're still down to celebrate! Take a look at these fun and festive Mexican inspired cocktail recipes that are both tasty and diet friendly. Have fun and remember to drink responsibly! Salud!

image 2 CocoRita with Fresh Coconut Water

4 oz Tequila

1 Fresh Coconut (use Coconut Water)

Juice from 2 Fresh Limes

Juice from 2 Fresh Lemons

Spritz of Soda Water to Taste

Garnish with Cayenne Pepper Dust & Sea Salt


Serve over Ice

Recipe Courtesy of Luxury Event Planner, April Luca

image 1 Palomita

2 oz Jose Cuervo Tradicional Silver 100% de Agave

¼ oz Campari

½ oz Agave Nectar

½ Fresh Lime

1 oz Fresh Grapefruit Juice

Course Salt or Sugar for rimming (optional)


Pour ¼ cup of club soda into each glass

Top off the drink with the Cocktail Mix

Garnish with a grapefruit wedge or lime if desired

Recipe Courtesy of Jose Cuervo Tequila

image 3Skinny Jalapeno Margarita

1 shot Blanco Tequila

Juice from 1 Lime

1tbsp Agave Nectar

4 Slices Jalapeno

4 Slices Cucumber


Serve over Ice