This weekend, skip unhealthy beers and calorie-filled cocktails. Instead, opt for a healthy, delicious drink recipe. We sought out three of our favorite foodie bloggers to get some new takes on some classics.

Skinny Grapefruit Margarita

By: Wine and Glue

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Ingredients

  • 1 oz Skinny Triple Sec
  • 1 oz gold tequila
  • juice of half a grapefruit (1/3 cup)
  • juice of half a lime
  • 1/2 cup sparkling water

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients and serve over ice.

Watermelon Gin Punch

By: Garnish with Lemon

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Ingredients

Fresh watermelon juice:
  • ½ of a personal sized watermelon, cut into chunks
Punch:
  • 4 cups fresh watermelon juice
  • 12 springs fresh mint
  • 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 cup simple syrup
  • 2 cups gin

Instructions

To make the watermelon juice:
  1. Add watermelon chunks to blender and blend until liquified. Pour juice through fine meshed sieve to remove solids.
To make Punch:
  1. Add mint to a tall pitcher and muddle to release the oils. Pour in watermelon juice, simple syrup, lemon juice and gin. Stir to mix. Pour over ice and serve.

Notes

Keeps in refrigerator for 2-3 days.

Skinny Strawberry Lemon Sangria

By: Eating Bird Food

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup fresh strawberries, hulled and quartered
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • 1 pink lady apple, cored and thinly sliced
  • 1 750ml bottle of Vinho Verde, Riesling, Chardonnay, or other white wine
  • ½ cup brandy or light rum liquor
  • 2-3 12-oz cans La Croix sparkling water (grapefruit, lime or lemon)
  • ice

Instructions

  1. Place lemon slices, apple, and strawberries in a large pitcher. Pour in brandy or rum and wine.
  2. Mix everything together, cover and refrigerate for about four hours or overnight. Also refrigerate the sparkling water.
  3. For individual servings, pour about 4 oz of the sangria mixture into a glass with ice, spoon in a few piece of fruit and then add a splash of sparkling water, to taste.

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