Blackberry Cucumber Skinny Mojito

A low-calorie, low-sugar mojito with fresh blackberries, cucumber, LaCroix sparkling water and Cruzan Rum. 

I know it’s technically Wine Wednesday, but perhaps I can convince you to trade your wine in for rum because I’ve got the perfect summer cocktail for you.

Blackberry Cucumber Skinny Mojito // A low-calorie, low-sugar mojito with fresh blackberries, cucumber, LaCroix sparkling water and Cruzan Key Lime Rum. Only 90 calories and 7 grams of sugar!

It’s a skinny mojito — inspired by the new LaCroix Cúrate flavors. I was sent the new flavors for review and the Blackberry Cucumber flavor is my favorite of the three. I knew it would work great as a cocktail mixer so I decided to try my hand at a lightened up mojito with fresh blackberries, cucumber slices and mint.

I muddled together the blackberries and mint, added fresh cucumber slices, a splash of Key Lime Rum and topped everything off with the Blackberry Cucumber LaCroix. The result was a refreshing, flavorful and delicious cocktail that’d I’d happily drink any day of the week.

Blackberry Cucumber Skinny Mojito // A low-calorie, low-sugar mojito with fresh blackberries, cucumber, LaCroix sparkling water and Cruzan Key Lime Rum. Only 90 calories and 7 grams of sugar!

This skinny mojito has a lovely pink hue from the muddled blackberries and I love that the sparkling water adds a ton of flavor and bubbles without any added calories or sugar.

This cocktail has about 90 calories and 7 grams of sugar. Traditional mojitos clock in at 242 calories and 25 grams of sugar!! Crazy, right?

Blackberry Cucumber Skinny Mojito // A low-calorie, low-sugar mojito with fresh blackberries, cucumber, LaCroix sparkling water and Cruzan Key Lime Rum. Only 90 calories and 7 grams of sugar!

Feel free to experiment with how much and what type of rum to use. I used the Cruzan Key Lime Rum we brought back from our honeymoon in St. Croix and it was perfect. It added a great lime flavor and you could barely taste the alcohol in the cocktail. Sneaky, sneaky! <– Could be a good or bad thing. 😉

If you decide to use plain rum you can limit the sugar and carbs even more. I just recommend adding lime juice because it’s an essential flavor for mojitos. You could also make a mocktail version without the liquor.

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Blackberry Cucumber Skinny Mojito


Description

A low-calorie, low-sugar mojito with fresh blackberries, cucumber, LaCroix sparkling water and Cruzan Key Lime Rum. Only 90 calories and 7 grams of sugar. If you use plain, light rum it will only have 1 gram of sugar but won’t taste as sweet!


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Ingredients

  • 2 blackberries
  • 3 cucumber slices
  • 3 springs of fresh mint
  • 1.53 oz of Cruzan Key Lime Rum (or Cruzan Light Rum)
  • 1 Blackberry Cucumber LaCroix
  • ice

Instructions

  1. Add blackberries and mint to a high ball glass and muddle them together using the back of a spoon. Place two cucumber slices into the glass, add ice, rum and top with LaCroix sparkling water. Garnish the rim of the glass with a slice of cucumber and serve.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 90
  • Sugar: 7g
  • Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 10g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 0g

This cocktail is light, flavorful and perfect for summer sipping — whether you’re at the beach or at a end-of-summer party. Let me know if you try it!

Blackberry Cucumber Skinny Mojito // A low-calorie, low-sugar mojito with fresh blackberries, cucumber, LaCroix sparkling water and Cruzan Key Lime Rum. Only 90 calories and 7 grams of sugar!

Do you love LaCroix sparkling water as much as I do? If so, check back in the next few days… I have an EPIC giveaway coming up that you won’t want to miss!!!

I was sent the new LaCroix Cúrate flavors for review, however this post is not sponsored. 

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