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12 Best Low Calorie Vodka Drinks To Try (2024 Updated)

Low Calorie Vodka Drinks

Vodka is undoubtedly one of the most popular liquors out there. It’s perfect for any occasion, be it a shot or combined with mixers for a delicious cocktail.  But if you’re on a strict diet, it can be hard to balance healthy food with your favorite vodka drinks. Good news – we found 12 best low calorie vodka drinks to try (2024 updated) without sacrificing your healthy routine. Keep reading. 

What are Low Calorie Vodka Drinks?

Low-calorie vodka drinks are cocktails made with vodka that contain fewer calories compared to traditional cocktails. These drinks often use low-calorie mixers or ingredients to reduce overall calorie content.

Top 12 (Must-Try) Low Calorie Vodka Drinks 

12. Kamikaze Shot

2 Glasses of Kamikaze Shot and a Shaker

This Kamikaze Shot is a sweet and tart vodka drink that’s easy to make at home. It’s a diet-friendly drink that you shake up any time of the day. 

Prep Time: 3 mins

Total Time: 3 mins


  • One dash of lemon juice
  • 1/2oz Triple Sec
  • 1.5oz vodka
  • Lemon wedge (garnish)

Instructions: Fill your cocktail shaker with ice, then pour vodka, Triple Sec, and juice.

Shake thoroughly, then filter into your shot glass. Put the lemon wedge on edge and serve. 

Serving: 1

11. Keto Cosmopolitan 

2 Glasses of Keto Cosmopolitan Garnished with Lime Peel

Keto Cosmopolitan does not use Triple Sec, making it a sugar-free cocktail.

Prep Time: 5 mins

Total Time: 5 mins


  • 2oz cranberry juice
  • 2oz vodka
  • 1tbsp lime
  • Three drops of orange extract

Instructions: In your mixing glass, add ice and combine all the ingredients. Stir for around 30 seconds and filter it into your cocktail glass (chilled). If desired, decorate it with a lime twist. 

Serving: 1

10. Low Carb Raspberry Vodka Spritz

Low Carb Raspberry Vodka Spritz on a glass full of ice

While on a keto diet, you can still enjoy some nice low-carb drinks. This vodka spritz is a great drink to pair with a nice healthy meal.

Prep Time: 5 mins

Total Time: 5 mins


  • 12oz sparkling water (raspberry-flavored)
  • Eight fresh raspberries
  • 4oz lime juice
  • Raspberries and lime wedges (garnish)

Instructions: Combine lime juice and vodka, then pour into the ice-filled glasses. Pour the sparkling water on top and stir. Then, garnish with lime wedges and raspberries.

Serving: 4

9. Keto Berry Vodka Cocktail

Glass of Keto Berry Vodka Cocktail

This Keto Berry Vodka Cocktail is a refreshing and delicious low-carb drink– with around 3g of carbs per serving. 

Prep Time: 5 mins

Total Time: 5 mins


  • 6oz vodka
  • 1oz lime juice
  • ¼ cup berries
  • 12oz seltzer water (any flavor)

Instructions: Combine vodka, seltzer water, and lime juice in a mixing container, then stir well.

Pour the mixture into two glasses filled with crushed ice. Put berries on top and serve. 

Serving: 2

8. Seabreeze

Seabreeze Cocktail Drink and Bottle of Absolut Vodka

This low-carb Seabreeze cocktail is a revitalizing drink you can enjoy at home, on the pool, or at the beach.

Prep Time: 5 mins

Total Time: 5 mins


  • Ice cubes and lime wedge
  • 1.5oz vodka
  • 4oz cranberry juice
  • 1oz grapefruit juice

Instructions: In your highball glass, pour vodka, cranberry juice, and grapefruit juice. Stir until well mixed and add ice. Garnish with a lime wedge and serve. 

Serving: 1

7. Skinny Vodka Mojito

Glass of Skinny Vodka Mojito with lime, mint and ice

This refreshing vodka drink has only 98 calories and 2 grams of net carbs, making it a guilt-free indulgence.

Prep Time: 5 mins

Total Time: 5 mins


  • 3oz diet-lime soda
  • 1oz vodka
  • 1 tsp monk fruit and eight mint leaves (muddled)
  • 1oz lime juice
  • Mint sprig/lemon slice (optional)

Instructions: In your glass, combine lime juice, muddled mint leaves/monk fruit, diet soda, and vodka. Stir gently and add ice cubes. If desired, garnish with a lemon slice or mint sprig. 

Serving: 1

6. Vodka Gimlet

glass of Vodka Gimlet garnished with lime

This diet-friendly Vodka Gimlet is a twist on the traditional Gin Gimlet with a much smoother and lighter flavor. 

Prep Time: 5 mins

Total Time: 5 mins


  • 1/4oz maple/simple syrup
  • 1oz lime juice
  • 2oz vodka
  • Lemon wheel
  • Soda water (optional)

Instructions: Combine ice, syrup, juice, and vodka in your cocktail shaker. Shake well until chilled.

Strain the mixture on your martini or coupe glass and splash some soda water on top, if desired. Garnish with a lime wheel, and enjoy.  

Serving: 1

5. Low-Carb Ocean Breeze

Ocean Breeze Cocktail Glass Drink Granished with Cherry

This delightful Low-Carb Ocean Breeze cocktail uses exotic ingredients with bright flavors, transporting you to a tropical paradise.

Prep Time: 5 mins

Total Time: 5 mins


  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1oz blue curacao
  • ½ cup of seltzer water (lemon-flavored)
  • 3oz vodka

Instructions: Pour all the ingredients into your cocktail shaker with ice. Shake until well-combined and strain into your chilled cocktail glass over ice.  

Serving: 1

4. Coconut Martini

Glass of Coconut Martini Granished with Slice of Lemon

This vodka drink recipe is simple to make but tastes great. Keep cool during hot summer days and keep warm during cold winter days with this low-carb Coconut Martini. 

“Vodka goes well with a wintery perspective. Nothing else provokes such presentiments of falling snow except, for some, the communist seizure of the state.”

– Michèle Bernstein, French Critic/Novelist

Prep Time: 5 mins

Total Time: 5 mins 


  • 1 tbsp coconut syrup (sugar-free)
  • 1/2oz coconut milk 
  • 1.5oz vodka
  • Ice

Instructions: Pour all the ingredients into your cocktail shaker. Mix well and strain the mixture into your martini glass. 

Serving: 1

3. Vodka Soda

Glass of Vodka Soda

Vodka Soda is a low-calorie drink [1] and is the easiest to prepare. It’s refreshing and light and doesn’t require a lot of ingredients.

Prep Time: 2 mins

Total Time: 2 mins


  • One lemon squeeze (optional)
  • Lime wedge
  • 1oz Club soda
  • 2oz vodka

Instructions: Pour vodka into your collins glass filled with ice. Put club soda on top and garnish it with a lime wedge. If preferred, add the lemon squeeze and serve.

Serving: 1

2. Low-Carb Salty Dog Cocktail

close up shot of Low-Carb Salty Dog Cocktail glass garnished with slice of grapefruit

This Low-Carb Salty Dog Cocktail is an ideal option for those who want to reduce their calorie consumption but want to enjoy vodka-based drinks. 

Prep Time: 5 mins

Total Time: 5 mins


  • 8oz vodka
  • 2 cups of grapefruit juice
  • Seasalt
  • Grapefruit wedge

Instructions: Mix the juice and vodka in your shaker with ice until well-chilled. Next, rim the glasses with seasalt, then add ice cubes.

Pour the vodka mix into the glasses and garnish with grapefruit wedges. 

Serving: 4

1. Low Carb Vodka Mojito

Low Carb Vodka Mojito with lime and mint leaves

This Low crab Vodka Mojito shares the same flavors as the ones served in bars but without the added carbs and sugar. 

Prep Time: 5 mins

Total Time: 5 mins


  • Ice cubes
  • 4oz vodka
  • ¼ tsp monk fruit and mint leaves (muddled)
  • 2oz club soda
  • 2oz lime juice, fresh

Instructions: Combine vodka and the muddled monk fruit/mint leaves in your cocktail shaker with ice.

Shake until the mixture is well-mixed and chilled. Pour into your glass filled with ice. Pour club soda on top and garnish with mint leaves. 

Serving: 1

FAQ Related to Low Calorie Vodka Drinks

What can I mix with vodka to lose weight?

Mix vodka with low-calorie mixers such as diet soda, lime juice, soda water, club soda, and unsweetened or sugar-free juices [2]. 

What is a low-sugar mixer with vodka?

Diet soda and club soda are low-sugar mixers best combined with vodka to make them diet-friendly. Club and diet soda contain little to no sugar. 

Why choose low calorie vodka drinks?

Low-calorie vodka drinks are a nice choice for people who want to drink alcohol but don’t want too many calories. They’re good for people who are careful about how many calories they eat or want to stay healthy.

What are some examples of low calorie vodka drinks?

Some examples of low-calorie vodka drinks include vodka soda (vodka mixed with soda water), vodka tonic (vodka mixed with diet tonic water), vodka cranberry (vodka mixed with sugar-free cranberry juice), and vodka lime (vodka mixed with fresh lime juice and soda water).

How can I make my own low calorie vodka drinks at home?

You can make low-calorie vodka drinks at home by using vodka as the base spirit and mixing it with low-calorie or calorie-free mixers such as soda water, diet tonic water, sugar-free flavored syrups, and fresh fruit juices.

Are low calorie vodka drinks healthier than regular cocktails?

Choosing low-calorie vodka drinks can be good if you want to cut down on calories but still have fun with alcohol. Just remember to drink moderately and think about things like how much alcohol is in it and how healthy it is overall.

Do low calorie vodka drinks taste different from regular cocktails?

The taste of low-calorie vodka drinks may differ slightly from traditional cocktails due to the use of low-calorie mixers or ingredients. However, with the right combination of flavors and ingredients, it’s possible to create delicious and satisfying low-calorie vodka drinks.

Can I enjoy low calorie vodka drinks if I’m on a diet?

Low-calorie vodka drinks can be a suitable option for individuals following a calorie-controlled diet, as long as they are consumed in moderation.

Final Thoughts 

Now you don’t have to worry about gaining weight or staying in shape while you enjoy your favorite vodka drinks. 

While having these drinks at bars is fun and convenient, making your own at home allows full control of sugars and ingredients– ensuring the drink aligns with your healthy diet.  

You can savor these low-carb vodka cocktails anytime, anywhere.   


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