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Low Carb Summertime Drink Recipes


Written by Colette Heimowitz, M.Sc. on June 8, 2023.

Scientifically reviewed by

Jonathan Clinthorne, PhD Human Nutrition


June 8, 2023

Keep it cool, fresh and fruity with these low carb, thirst-quenching drink recipes.

You can liven up warm-weather gatherings with easy, make-ahead drinks that can be poured from a pretty pitcher or ladled from a punch bowl.

Low Carb Summer Mixology

You’ll be the low carb mixology master with these low carb drink recipes:

Low Carb Blueberry Ginger Rum Punch

Hop on the punch trend with this light and low-alcohol drink infused with the flavors of blueberry and ginger. Colorful ice cubes with edible flowers and mint bring a festive touch. It’s perfect for wedding showers, baby showers or any summer gathering.

White Wine Sangria

White wine adds a light touch to this summery sangria.

Ginger Mint Lemonade

This all-age gingery-mint lemonade is a nice counterpoint to your “adults-only” drinks at a summer soiree.

Low Carb Summer Mocktail Recipes

You won’t miss the booze in these refreshing mocktails:

Cranberry Ginger Sparkler Mocktail

Bright cranberry brings this mocktail to life, while fresh ginger adds a nice kick.

Hibiscus Mojito Cooler Mocktail

Muddled mint is the base of most mojitos, and hibiscus tea brings a unique flavor.

Summer Watermelon Fizz Mocktail

Festive watermelon “ice cubes” keep this fruity drink cool.

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Colette Heimowitz, M.Sc.

Vice President of Nutrition & Education

Colette Heimowitz, M.Sc. is a former Director of Nutrition at The Atkins Center for Complementary Medicine in New York City. With 20+ years of experience as a nutrition expert, the NY Times best-selling author is the current Vice President of Nutrition & Education at Simply Good Foods Company.

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