is a , sweet that is perfect for, well, a beach. The rumors are that it was created in Florida in the late 1980s. The normal version has , , , and . Also known as, lots of sugary carbs.
My low carb version of the is just as yummy but without those sugary carbs. Tropical flavors of and are blended together. Splashed with a little club soda for sparkle makes this an easy, refreshing, . And no, no , , or as is usually found in most beach type cocktails.
For this you’ll need: , , , Mio Energy Tropical Fusion water enhancer, club soda, slices, and ice. Sorry, no . But you can add a little for color without the carbs.
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Last summer I created a popular low carb version of Sex in the Driveway . It’s a gorgeous blue that is so good you just feel like you might be on a cruise or something. This year I wanted to make a to go along with it. That proved to be more difficult than I thought it would be! Many of items on the list for the regular are pretty high in carbs. LIke . Super sugary. Yuck.
However, after several not so tasty failures, I am happy to report that I prevailed in redoing this .
This tropical flavored doesn’t taste like a diet or a low carb at all. The of the fruit is all there and the sparkle from the club soda gives it a nice little kick. In case you are (or want to avoid becoming) diabetic, this has 0 carbs. This is because we’ll be using and 0 carb water enhancer to mimic the . Smirnoff is 0 carb but if you decide to use a different brand be sure and check to make sure that it is also carb-free.
The best water enhancer that I’ve found that has the right is the Mio Energy Tropical Fusion. There isn’t really a substitute for this. You’ll have to decide how much is right for your tastes – it’s hard to measure an exact squirt of the stuff. I’d suggest adding it a few drops at a time until the is exactly as you like it.
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I use these Mio Water Enhancer flavors quite a lot in my low carb cocktails and if you can’t find them locally it’s more cost effective to buy them in a batch. Flavors include the Tropical Fusion you need for the as well as Green Thunder, Wicked Blue Citrus, and Strawberry .
Sex on the Beach Drink Recipe
I’m not a so I don’t use a or a for this . I found a wine or other that will fit lots of ice (it’s been over 100 degrees for weeks lately) will work.
For color, you can add a slice, a slice, or a strawberry. This will take this to the next level. Is it the ? Please let me know in the comments !
Sex on the Beach Cocktail
- 1 -1/2 ounces vodka
- 1/2 ounce cranberry flavored vodka
- 1/2 ounce peach flavored vodka
- 1 squirt Mio Energy Tropical Fusion Water Enhancer
- 4 to 6 ounces club soda or sugar free 7-Up
- 1 slice lime or a strawberry , for garnish
- Mix vodka, cranberry vodka, peach vodka, and water enhancer in a shaker filled with ice.
- Shake until well blended then strain into a glass filled with ice.
- Top off with club soda.
- Garnish with the lime or strawberry.