Healthy Mexican Drink Recipes

Find healthy, delicious Mexican drink recipes including Mexican fruit drinks and horchata. Healthier recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

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Layered Strawberry-Mango Margaritas

Rating: 5 stars
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Swirl layers of red strawberry margarita with yellow mango margarita in this skinny frozen cocktail for a festive party drink that will wow your guests. It tastes just as good as a restaurant frozen margarita, without all the sugar!

Pomegranate Margaritas

Rating: 5 stars
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Who says margaritas are just for summer? This pomegranate twist on a cocktail favorite is good all year long--elegant enough for the holidays and fun enough for an outdoor barbecue.

Nonalcoholic Strawberry Margaritas

A frozen virgin strawberry margarita is a refreshing way to cool down on warm days. This margarita mocktail, which calls for only five ingredients, uses a bit of agave nectar to blunt the tartness of lime juice and fresh strawberries.

Frozen Peach Margaritas

Rating: 5 stars
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Enjoy sweet peach flavor anytime of year with this skinny frozen margarita. It tastes just like a restaurant version, but with less sugar, for an easy cocktail you will actually want to make at home.

Virgin Layered Strawberry-Mango Margaritas

Rating: 5 stars
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This frozen mocktail is so delicious and beautiful! Layers of blended strawberries and mango with a touch of zesty citrus flavor combine for a fun nonalcoholic drink without all the extra calories and sugar of a traditional restaurant margarita.

Frozen Pineapple Margaritas

Rating: 4 stars
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These frosty pineapple margaritas taste just like restaurant-style frozen margaritas, but without all the sugar, for a skinny cocktail you can easily whip up at home.

Frozen Strawberry Margaritas

Make your own restaurant-style frozen margaritas at home with this easy recipe. Just throw everything in the blender and whir away for this healthier cocktail that has less sugar than its store-bought and restaurant counterparts.

Watermelon Agua Fresca

Rating: 5 stars
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This refreshing drink is served by roadside vendors all over Mexico. Not too much fruit, not too much sugar, just a beautiful way to quench your thirst on a summer day.

Pineapple Margaritas with No Added Sugar

Rating: 5 stars
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Pineapple juice adds plenty of sweetness to this no-sugar-added margarita recipe.

Classic Margarita

This skinny margarita recipe saves 150 calories compared to traditional margarita recipes made with syrupy-sweet margarita mix and gets back to the basics--fresh lime juice, tequila and Triple Sec are all you need. Adding lime zest to the salt rim gives great flavor and cuts the salt in half.

Jalapeño-Watermelon Margaritas

Rating: 4 stars
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When the fruit is ripe and you need a little kick in your glass, it's time for this spicy watermelon margarita recipe. Dip the glass rims in chili powder–spiked coarse salt for an extra layer of spice.

Salty Chihuahua

Rating: 4.5 stars
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This is a Mexican-inspired take on the Salty Dog (usually made with grapefruit juice, vodka and salt).
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Healthy Margarita Recipes

Find several, delicious Margarita recipes from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Margarita Ice Pops

Pour lightened-up homemade margarita mix into pop molds for a dessert version of a Mexican cocktail favorite.

Blood Orange Margaritas

Fresh blood orange juice gives this stunning pink cocktail just the right balance of sweet and sour. For the perfect finish, upgrade the salt rim on your glass by mixing in a little orange zest to add to both the presentation and flavor of these skinny margaritas.