Keto Low-Carb Sugar-Free Lemon Drop Vodka Martini Cocktails is the best quick and easy, skinny drink recipe that is keto-friendly and approved. Grab your alcohol, fresh lemon, and favorite sweetener! This post includes a guide on how to order keto cocktails at the bar.
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Calories: 145 Fat: 0G Net Carbs: 2G Protein: 0G
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Net Carbs = Total Carbs – Dietary Fiber – Sugar Alcohols like Xylitol and Erythritol. Check out this post on How to Calculate Net Carbs for more information.
What is the Best Vodka to Drink on Keto?
No matter what proof vodka you select (80-100), vodka has zero carbs. You will want to make sure you select unsweetened vodka. The flavored vodkas may have sugar and carbs. Pair vodka with water or club soda.
Stay clear of juices and tonic. Tonic water is loaded with sugar. You can read more about The Best Alcohol for Keto here.
How to Make a Keto Low-Carb Lemon Drop Martinis
- Line the rim of a martini glass with lemon juice and then sweetener.
- Add ice, vodka, unsweetened lemon syrup, and fresh lemon juice to a shaker. Shake.
- Pour the drink into the glass.
Are There Carbs in a Martini?
It depends on the martini. Classic martinis like a dirty martini or Cosmopolitan will work great for keto. A dirty martini is made with olive juice and is salty.
Salt is perfect for keto because of electrolytes, which helps cure the keto flu. Stay away from the martinis that are sweet, like chocolate martinis or drinks like Jungle Juice.
How Many Carbs Are in a Lemon Drop Martini?
This Keto Lemon Drop Martini has 2 net carbs. A typical lemon drop martini can be made with simple syrup and have up to 13 net carbs.
One drink is more than half of your net carbs for the day will following a keto lifestyle.
What Cocktails Can You Have on Keto? What Alcoholic Drink is Keto Friendly?
- Dirty Martini
- Vodka Club Soda and Lime
- Gin and Tonic
Will Alcohol Knock You Out of Ketosis?
While I’m in ketosis one drink will usually do me just fine. I’m the type of girl who typically enjoys a few cocktails when I’m out for a good time.
A keto lifestyle is completely different. You will feel the effects of alcohol a lot sooner. This is due to a change in metabolism and depleted glycogen.
In general, while on a healthy lifestyle alcohol can inhibit results if you are trying to lose weight. When you drink alcohol your liver will use the products of the metabolized alcohol instead of fat. Which means instead of burning fat, your body is working to get the alcohol out of your body.
Occasional drinks should not harm results. If you drink often during the week or every weekend, you could be slowing your fat-burning process down. Read more about If Alcohol Will Knock You Out of Ketosis here.
How to Order Keto Drinks at The Bar?
For me, the best drink to order at the bar is a vodka, club soda with fresh lime. If they don’t have fresh limes, do not opt for their lime juice. Simply drink the vodka and soda. This is the safest route.
A lot of bars and coffee shops will offer sugar-free syrups, but you can’t always trust they are using the appropriate one. To stay safe, I stay clear of those while out at bars.
You will need this sugar-free lemon syrup for the recipe.
Keto Low-Carb Sugar-Free Lemon Drop Vodka Martini Cocktails
Watch the video instructions below!
- Pour into the martini glass.