Low Calorie Cocktails That Will Help You Stick To Your New Year’s Diet

Keep your New Year's resolution

The only thing better than cutting back on sugar? Cutting out calories! If you’re looking for a way to keep your New Year’s resolution, it doesn’t mean that you have to cut-out cocktails altogether. Here are our favorite gluten-free, sugar-free, and low-calorie Yolo Rum recipes that will make any evening more satisfying and exciting than ever before.

Skinny Piña Colada

It’s the perfect drink for when you want something that is light, refreshing and packed with flavor. You can blend it up or over ice!


  • 2 oz Yolo Rum Silver
  • 5 oz coconut water
  • 2 oz pineapple juice


  • Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice
  • Shake and strain into a glass filled with ice
  • Garnish with a slice of pineapple
  • Drink and enjoy!

Celery Cilantro Cocktail

This delicious, refreshing drink will taste just like summer in your mouth! Muddled together with simple syrup and lime juice are celery leaves; cilantro seeds for some added flavor along with Yolo Rum. The result is a light cocktail that’s perfect as an appetizer or after dinner garnish – but don’t tell anyone else how easy they can make these alcoholic calories disappear at parties too


  • 1 oz Yolo Rum Silver
  • 5 oz seltzer
  • 3 tbsp fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 1 tbsp agave nectar
  • 5 inch piece celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro


  • Add freshly squeezed lime juice, 1/4 cup chopped celery, 1/4 cup chopped cilantro in a glass, and muddle ingredients together
  • Add agave nectar, ice, 1 oz of Yolo Rum Silver, and 5 oz seltzer
  •  Stir with spoon or straw
  • Drink and enjoy!

Keeping it Skinny & Soda

This recipe will save you a few minutes at the gym. Pair it with sugar-free Yolo Rum, no-calorie soda water and fresh herbs like mint and basil for an instant cooling drink that has just enough kick to make it worth your while!


  • 1.5 oz Yolo Rum Silver
  • 4 oz of soda water
  • 4 fresh mint leaves
  • 1 Large basil leaf
  • 1 lime wedge
  • ½ teaspoon agave nectar


  • Add lime wedge, fresh mint leaves, and large basil leaf to a glass, and muddle ingredients together
  • Add ice, ½ teaspoon agave nectar, 1.5 oz Yolo Rum Silver, 4 oz soda water
  • Stir with spoon or straw
  • Drink and enjoy!

Low calorie and high impact

So if you’re looking for a way to keep your New Year’s resolutions and want some more satisfying cocktails, we’ve got the answer. These gluten-free, sugar-free, or low calorie Yolo Rum recipes are so good that they will make any evening more exciting than ever before! Whether it be after dinner or during happy hour – these drinks can satisfy all of your cravings without breaking the bank on calories. Which one should you try first?

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