Libations and Wellness: Cocktails Under 200 Calories

A night of drinking cocktails can leave you more than just hungover, it can leave you fatter. The average serving of one ounce of 80-proof alcohol contains about 90 calories. Then add in all the mixers and you’re looking at a full meal. For example, a margarita can have as many calories as a hamburger. A delicious, booze-filled hamburger.

Now, you don’t want to undo the hours spent in the gym with each cocktail you enjoy during happy hour. Many local bars and restaurants have delicious sub-200 calorie cocktails. Check them out:

Lime Light Margarita at La Sandia

Lime Light Margarita at La Sandia

150 calories


  • el Jimador Blanco Tequila
  • Citrus juices
  • Nectreese sugar
  • Lime

About Alexandra Weissner

Alex loves craft beer, whiskey and brunch. She has a weakness for Champagne and Prosecco. She also likes to run a lot.

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