While beer is a no-go, you can give these wintry cocktails a keto-friendly makeover so you can enjoy the flavours you crave. Try one of these cocktails the next time you’re knocking one back this season.
Low-Carb & Sugar-Free Hot Buttered Rum
This hot buttered rum recipe by Ketogasm is the ideal cocktail to cosy on up to with a blanket and fireplace during the winter. It uses nutmeg and cinnamon to give it that warm spice, and the monkfruit sweetener keeps carb and sugar down. Plus, there are 11 grams of fat to keep you right in ketosis.
This bubbly gin fizz cocktail from Ketogasm keeps carbs and sugar low. There is only 1 gram of carbs in this drink and only 150 calories, so you can have another or two for sure. It also has some egg whites, so perhaps you’ll fill up faster from all that protein.
Champagne Jello Shots With Blueberries
These champagne blueberry shots by 40 aprons are super fancy and great for New Year’s Eve—or any party, really. Each one has only 19 calories and 1 gram of carbs. Grab a few of these and get the festivities started on a high note.
Keto Coquito Cocktail (Puerto Rican Eggnog)
Eggnog screams holiday, and it’s something people look forward to all year (especially when spiked). This coquito recipe by Keto Diet App takes a Puerto Rican twist on this classic drink. The recipe calls for vanilla bean powder, coconut cream, cinnamon, and nutmeg, along with some white rum, to make everything merry inside that cup. Plus, there are only 4.9 grams of carbs per drink.
Low-Carb Mulled Wine
Everyone loves a warm glass of mulled wine to sip on during the colder months, and this recipe by Keto Diet App only has 4.3 grams of net carbs a serving. This low-carb makeover uses cinnamon, orange, cranberries, clove, and star anise to give the drink a huge burst of flavour. Go with a red wine, which pairs nicely.
Keto Raspberry Cream Mimosas
These mimosas by All Day I Dream About Food are perfect for brunch with family or friends. It has a fruity, creamy feel from the whip and raspberry mixture, and it looks super fancy when paired alongside an Eggs Benedict. You can use champagne or sparkling wine—either way, it’ll only cost you 4 grams of net carbs and you’ll get 6 grams of fat from the whip.
Skinny Frozen Paleo & Keto Margarita
This skinny frozen margarita from Gnom Gnom is low in carbs at only 4.5 grams per serving, and it has that same delicious lime, sour taste you’re looking for.
By Isadora Baum