We totally get it. You’ve had a long day at work, and before you know it, you receive that tempting “Let’s make some drinks tonight!” text from your best friend. You, without hesitation, respond with so much excitement and gratitude. It’s as if the heavens personally sent you that message, right?

Fast forward to a few hours later. Those drinks you had now leave you guilty and in a predicament. You want to remain on a consistent health kick, but don’t want to surrender alcohol entirely. Fortunately, we compiled a list of drinks you won’t regret the morning after.

PS: These drinks may be healthier, but don’t discard the good old Oscar Wilde saying, “Everything in moderation, including moderation.”

1. Naturally Sweetened Sparkling Ginger Margarita 

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Photo by With Food + Love

Full Recipe: withfoodandlove.com

  • 1 ounce tequila
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • 6 ounces Zevia Ginger Ale
  • coarse salt
  • ice

2. Blueberry Margaritas

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Photo by Gimme Some Oven

Full Recipe: gimmesomeoven.com

  • 1 pint (2 cups) fresh blueberries
  • 3 ounces freshly-squeezed lime juice
  • 5 ounces blanco/silver tequila
  • 2 ounces Grand Marnier or Cointreau (or any orange liqueur)
  • ice
  • optional: lime wedge and salt for rimming the glass

3. Raspberry Mint Mojitos 

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Photo by Eat Yourself Skinny

Full recipe: eatyourselfskinny.com

  • 6 or 7 fresh raspberries
  • 4 fresh mint leaves
  • 1 Tbsp lime juice
  • 1 packet Stevia
  • Ice cubes
  • 3 Tbsp rum
  • ⅔ cup club soda

4. Kombucha Moscow Mules 

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Photo by Cookie + Kate

Full Recipe: cookieandkate.com

  • 1 part vodka
  • 3 parts kombucha (ginger or gingerberry)
  • ½ lime, juiced

5. Strawberry Mojito Kombucha Cocktail

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Photo by The Real Food Dietitians

Full Recipe: therealfoodrds.com

  • 4 mint leaves
  • ½ cup strawberries
  • 1 Tbsp. lime juice
  • 4 oz. vodka or clear rum
  • 16 oz. kombucha
  • Sparkling water (optional)
  • 1 cup ice
  • Berries, lime wedges and mint leaves for garnish, optional
 6. Skinny Jalapeño Watermelon Margaritas
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Photo by Ambitious Kitchen

Full Recipe: ambitiouskitchen.com

  • ¼ cup Silver Tequila
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice (about 1 small lime)
  • ¼ cup fresh watermelon juice*
  • 2-4 jalapeño slices, depending on how spicy you like it.
  • 1 teaspoon agave nectar
  • Ice, for shaking
  • Coarsely ground sea salt
 7. Honey Tangerine Bourbon Cocktail 
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Photo by The Toasted Pinenut

Full Recipe: thetoastedpinenut.com

handful of fresh mint leaves

  • 2 shots bourbon
  • 4 shots of Natalie’s Honey Tangerine juice
  • 2 teaspoons agave nectar
  • 4 ice cubes for shaking
  • 2 – 4 large ice cubes for serving
  • 2 blood orange wedges for garnish

8. Frozen Peach Margaritas 

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Photo by Eating Well

Full Recipe: eatingwell.com

  • five cups frozen sliced peaches
  • 3 cups ice
  • 1 cup tequila
  • 2/3 cup lime juice
  • 1/2 cup Triple Sec
  • 1/4 cup simple syrup (see Tip)

9. 100 Calorie Coconut Margarita 

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Photo by My Crazy Good Life

Full Recipe: mycrazygoodlife.com

  • A 1 oz. shot glass
  • Your favorite tequila
  • Coconut flavored sparkling water
  • A lime or two

10. Skinny Grapefruit Margaritas

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Photo by And They Cooked Happily Ever After

Full Recipe: andtheycookedhappilyeverafter.com

  • 1 & 1/2 cups freshly squeezed grapefruit juice
  • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1/2 cup skinny simple syrup (recipe below)
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup silver tequila
  • ice
  • salt for rim
For Skinny Simple Syrup
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup stevia or Splenda

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