Keto cocktails are a great option for people following the ketogenic diet movement. These alcoholic keto drinks cater to those following low-carb lifestyles by swapping out traditional sugary mixers for low-carb alternatives. By embracing ingredients like sparkling water and sugar-free flavour drops like Seltz Drops, keto cocktails provide a guilt-free way to enjoy flavourful and fun drinks.
As for the alcohol, low-carb spirits like vodka, gin, tequila, and whiskey make an ideal base. Mixing in fresh herbs, spices, and low-carb fruits (like berries) enhances the taste while sticking to the keto diet principles. For instance, muddled mint and lime combined with white rum and a touch of soda water creates a refreshing keto mojito.
Hard liquor enthusiasts can relish a gin and tonic alternative with a keto twist by mixing dry gin, sparkling water and a dash of Cucumber & Mint Seltz Drops. Creamy keto cocktails are also on the menu, using bases like heavy cream, coconut milk, or almond milk. A creamy avocado margarita - blending avocado, tequila, lime juice, and Pink Grapefruit Seltz Drops - is a delicious and refreshing option.
Keto cocktails even extend to infused spirits, where creative mixologists can steep herbs, spices, or low-carb fruits in alcohol to craft their own keto-friendly flavours. However, it's important to remember that alcohol can affect ketosis and metabolism. While enjoying keto alcoholic drinks, moderation is key to avoid hindering fat burning and dehydration.
In essence, keto cocktails present a flavourful way to enjoy alcohol while embracing a low-carb lifestyle. Swapping high-carb mixers and sweeteners for keto-friendly options like Seltz Drops allows you to indulge without compromising dietary goals. Just like any diet, balance and awareness are super important for keeping healthy while savouring the world of keto cocktails.
Try this simple recipe at home…
Life's A Peach
30ml vodka or gin, poured over ice
Top up with soda water
Few drops of Peach & Passionfruit Seltz Drops
Garnish with twist of orange rind