For starters, swap out simple syrup and fruit juice. In their place, choose low-calorie natural sweeteners and flavored sparkling waters that have fewer calories and no added sugar. If you’ve got to have juice, then make it freshly squeezed. Processed juices like orange and cranberry can have added sugar and way more calories than they are worth.
Generally, drinking alcohol isn’t the best way to avoid unnecessary calories. But we’re not here to rain on your parade — and we always want to make sure you have a good time. That being said, we’ve rounded up a few cocktails that are less harmful for your post-summer body.