Paleo-Rita – The Low-Calorie Alternative to Margaritas

If you’re going out to the local Mexican restaurant or happy-hour with friends and don’t want to be the stiff in the corner who isn’t sipping on some hooch, check out this article on Alcohol and Weight Loss and try this margarita alternative from the book, The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet!

The Recipe:

  • 2 Shots of gold tequila
  • Juice from 1 lime
  • Splash of soda water

Interesting Facts About This Low-Calorie Alternative to Margaritas

Believe it or not, there is science to this drink! According to Robb Wolf, the lime juice blunts the blood sugar rise and the soda-water drives the alcohol into the system by acting as a “nonpolar solvent” – this means you get more bang for your buck!


About the Author Dr. Ray Hinish

Dr. Ray Hinish is a nutritional pharmacist, certified personal trainer, & certified Lifestyle & Weight Management Coach. He currently practices in Baltimore, MD, where he owns and operates a wellness center and natural foods restaurant. His mission is to help folks to live their health potential so that they can pursue their passions with confidence and endless supplies of energy!

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