Weight Watchers Cocktail That’s Perfect for Summer

Weight Watchers friendly cocktail for summer: only 2 Smart Points per glass.

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As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, I’ve been doing the Weight Watchers diet for the past few months, and I’m actually down 30 lbs so far! I’ll be honest — I’d tried Weight Watchers previously in my life and wasn’t so impressed. But this iteration of their program, called Smart Points, has been a really good fit with my lifestyle.

The one big challenge I’ve run into is around wine. I love a nice glass of wine at the end of the evening, but there’s just no getting around that alcohol is a LOT of points.

Luckily, I found a nice little workaround that also happens to be delicious. Instead of drinking plain wine, try making your own low-calorie wine spritzer! It’s a perfect summer-style beverage, and you don’t even have to feel guilty for going for a second glass. (Or, let’s be honest…a third.)

In one pitcher, combine:

  • 10 oz Riesling or other sweet white wine
  • 10 oz Sprite Zero
  • 10 oz peach-flavored zero-calorie soda
  • 1 can (12 oz) grapefruit La Croix

Pour over ice and garnish with your favorite fruit — I like raspberries or orange slices, but anything you have on hand will work.

The result is four drinks worth two Smart Points each, or 8 Smart Points for the whole pitcher —a perfectly reasonable use of points and a nice way to end the day!

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Whitney

  • Jhilmil Bhansali

    Wow, reading itself tempted me to try out!! Seems amazing recipe..

  • Lexi Goyette

    This looks great! I’d probably substitute the peach soda for peach schnapps to be honest, haha!

  • Yum, this sounds really tasty. I’d give it a try! Mostly I stick to Diet Cokes, but sometimes I want a cocktail.

  • Deepa Malhotra Gandhi

    I didnt know that weight watchers have cocktails too. This looks great.

  • I don’t like alcohol eating into my dessert calories !Haa haa I don’t drink alcohol for this very reason .Weight control can be tricky .Good tips .

  • That’s a great, fun cocktail for Summer parties! I think i’d probably have to go with a dry white wine as I’m not a fan of sweet wines but this drink would be a hit for a Summer BBQ for sure!

  • Ana Ojha

    The cocktail sounds refreshing and yum for Summer parties! I like dessert wines and would give it a try!

  • This sounds so tasty! I also did Weight Watchers for a bit last year to drop some much needed pounds. Wine was one of my temptations as well so I am sure this would be a great alternative!