7 Enticing Keto and Low-Carb Drinks With Vodka

Keto-friendly vodka drinks are feasible while on a low-carb diet and come in a variety of flavors and styles. We've curated a list of keto vodka drinks that will keep you in ketosis while also satiating all those cravings. 

Made with only a few ingredients that are either all low-carb or sugar-free, you'll be able to indulge guilt-free. 

1. Skinny "Vojito" 

Skinny Vojito Drink

This is a light and refreshing skinny mojito made with vodka instead of rum. It's full of fresh lime and mint flavor that will keep you coming back for more. This is perfect on a hot summer day or when you're wanting something that's refreshingly delicious. 

Yields: 1

Ingredients: 

  • 1/2 lime quartered or 1 oz fresh lime juice 
  • 5 mint leaves 
  • 1 cup ice 
  • 1 oz vodka 
  • 1/2 cup sparkling lime juice 

Instructions:

Add lime quarters and mint to a glass. Muddle the lime and mint to release the oils and juice to combine the flavors. Add vodka. Fill glass with ice. Top off with sparkling lime soda water, stir, and garnish with a lime wedge and fresh mint. 

2. Classic Vodka Soda with Lemon 

Classic Vodka Soda with Lemon

This is the ultimate go-to vodka drink for people who are both living a keto lifestyle and for those who aren't. It's simple to make, low in calories, and light. It also won't bloat you like beer or fill you with sugar like wine. It's truly a win-win when it comes to a keto drink with vodka. 

Yields: 1

Ingredients: 

  • 2 oz vodka 
  • Club soda 
  • Juice from 1 lemon 
  • Lemon wedge garnish 

Instructions:

Fill a glass with ice and add vodka. Top with club soda and garnish with a lemon wedge. Squeeze some fresh lemon juice into the glass for added flavor and that's it!

3. Low Carb Strawberry-Basil Lemon Drop

Low Carb Strawberry-Basil Lemon Drop

This is a spin on the classic margarita. It packs a delicious punch of tequila and fresh flavors from the lime juice without the added sugar and carbs. It's smooth, refreshing and easy to make!

Yields: 1

Ingredients: 

  • 1 1/2 oz vodka 
  • 1 lemon wedge
  • 2 fresh strawberries, sliced
  • 1/2 lemon, sliced and quartered 
  • 4 fresh basil leaves
  • 2 tbs lemon juice
  • 2 1/2 tsp Lakanto Classic Monkfruit Sweetener  

Instructions:

Run a lemon wedge around the rim and dip it in the low carb sweetener that's been placed on a small plate. Add the sliced strawberries, lemon slices, fresh basil, lemon juice and sweetener to a cocktail shaker. Muddle to crush everything down and mix. Add vodka and ice. Shake vigorously and strain into a glass and garnish before serving. 

4. Low-Carb Moscow Mule 

Low-Carb Moscow Mule

If you're a fan of Moscow Mules, then this is the cocktail for you! Instead of being loaded with sugar and ginger-beer it's made with sugar-free alternatives that won't kick you out of ketosis. It's fresh and has a nice zip from the freshly squeezed 

Yields: 2

Ingredients: 

  • 4 fluid oz vodka 
  • 1 oz fresh lime juice 
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar-free ginger beer 
  • 2 lime wedges for garnish 

Instructions:

Pour vodka and lime juice into 2 copper mugs, add ice and sugar-free ginger beer. Combine and add lime slices to garnish. 

5. Low-Carb Cranberry Vodka Spritzer 

Low-Carb Cranberry Vodka Spritzer

This low-carb cranberry vodka spritzer is a refreshing drink that is light, bubbly, and full of flavor. The best part is that it's keto-friendly and made without added sugar and carbs. 

Yields: 1

Ingredients: 

Instructions:

Start by combining the cranberries and water in a food processor or blender. Stir in sweetener with cranberries. Put 1/4 cup of mixture into a glass and add 1 oz vodka. Add sparkling water to taste. Finish with desired amount of ice. 

Keep in mind the cranberry mixture is for a serving for 3. * 

6. Keto Lemon Drop

Keto Lemon Drop

If you're a fan of lemon drops and are on a keto diet, then this low-carb lemon drop was made for you! Made without all the added sugar, the pop of lemon juice gives it a nice tang and the smoothness from the vodka balances it out. It's simple to make and is a crowd favorite. 

Yields: 1

Ingredients: 

  • 2 oz vodka
  • 1/2 a lemon juiced 
  • 1 tbsp sugar-free sweetener 

Instructions:

Add ice, vodka, sweetener and fresh lemon juice to a cocktail shaker. Sake and pour into a martini glass. 

7. Keto Vodka Gimlet 

This is a refreshing keto-friendly drink that is tangy and absolutely delicious. Typically, a gimlet is made with gin and juice, but this one is made with vodka instead. This keto-friendly gimlet stays true to the original recipe and is made with gin and juice, but without the sugar. 

Yields: 1

Ingredients: 

Instructions:

Add all ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice, shake and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a fresh lime wedge and enjoy!

For more keto-friendly drink recipes check out our blog post here