Healthy Super Bowl Drink Recipes

Find healthy, delicious Super Bowl drink recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Staff Picks

Plum & Cider Sangria

In this apple cider sangria recipe, we've skipped the added sugar and used hard apple cider, apple liqueur and tons of fresh fruit to create a delicious, yet healthy cocktail.

Slow-Cooker Hot Cider with Brandy

Rating: 5 stars
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Brew up a batch of warm apple cider with ease in this no-sugar-added drink recipe. The hot toddy stays warm and party-ready in your crock pot all night long.

Watermelon Gin Fizz

Rating: 5 stars
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This pretty pink cocktail would be perfect for a bridal shower luncheon. Any leftover pureed juice is refreshing on its own.

Hibiscus-Pomegranate Iced Tea

Rating: 5 stars
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This herbal iced tea blends sour, berry-flavored hibiscus tea with sweet pomegranate juice.

Ruby-Red Grapefruit Cocktail

This gorgeous sparkling grapefruit cocktail recipe combines gin, Campari, fresh grapefruit juice and seltzer. The touch of Campari enhances its beautiful red color, but if you prefer a less bitter drink, omit it.

Strawberry-Coconut Daiquiri

Rating: 5 stars
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You'll feel like you're on a tropical getaway with this refreshing strawberry-coconut cocktail. To keep it cool in warmer weather, freeze fresh berries for 30 minutes before blending. Variation: For a nonalcoholic version, omit the rum and add 1/2 cup additional strawberries.

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.

Classic Sangria

In this classic red sangria recipe, we've skipped the added sugar and used fruity red wine, orange-flavored liqueur and fresh fruit to create a delicious, yet healthy cocktail.

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.

Iced Mint Green Tea

Rating: 4.5 stars
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Crisp and refreshing, you just may find yourself craving this beverage on a hot summer's night.

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).

Orange-Earl Grey Iced Tea

Rating: 4.14 stars
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Get a little pick-me-up with this orange-infused Earl Grey iced tea. Tea is rich in a class of antioxidants called flavonoids that may help reduce your risk of Alzheimer's and diabetes, plus help you have healthier teeth and gums and stronger bones. You can help preserve the flavonoids in iced tea by adding something acidic--like the orange juice in this recipe.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Hot Cider with Apple Brandy & Spices
Rating: Unrated
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A natural, cloudy apple cider is delicious for this exotically spicy and aromatic winter warmer, but if you desire a sparkling-clear drink, apple juice can be substituted. Calvados, which is a French apple brandy, adds richness. If you wish to omit it, just add more cider or juice.
Jalapeño-Watermelon Margaritas
Rating: Unrated
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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.

White Sangria

Rating: 5 stars
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OK, so it's kind of a contradiction for a sangria, which is named for its blood-red color, to be made with white wine, but once you've tasted this festive thirst quencher it won't matter a bit. Pieces of mixed summer melons are the perfect match for a crisp Sauvignon Blanc.