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Blueberry Sparkle – Keto/Low-Carb Summer Cocktail

To kick off summer the refreshing way, I’m going to be posting some keto/low-carb summer cocktail recipes. Just because you’re following a diet like keto or low-carb, it doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy a cold cocktail. In fact, there are a variety of options for your sipping pleasure!

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First, however, let’s take a look at different alcohols. Most alcohols have zero carbs in them, liqueurs have carbs. For most brands of regular (about 40-proof) alcohol, you’re looking at about 65 calories per one ounce serving.

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There’s no fat or protein in rum, vodka, scotch, or brandy, and they are fairly low on the glycemic index, which is the rate at which certain foods, and liquids, raise your blood sugar and how quickly they’re absorbed by the body.

While the alcohol itself is pretty keto-friendly, it is the mixers that can land you in a heap of carbs. Typical sodas are loaded with sugar, calorie-free sodas are loaded with non-keto sweeteners, and juices are neither low-carb or keto.

So what to do?

Unless you’re going to drink your alcohol straight, you’re going to need something to mix it with, and there’s nothing better than investing in a Soda Stream. A Soda Stream is a handy and economical counter-top appliance that makes sparkling water at the touch of a button.

A splash of sparkling water will enliven just about any alcohol. Add a few ice cubes, and you’re all set.


Get a little fancier with drinks that mimic the flavor of cocktails without all the carbs and sweeteners.

First, let’s look at the Blueberry Sparkle. This simple keto blueberry cocktail uses two ingredients: Smirnoff Blueberry flavored vodka, and sparkling water. Combine, serve over ice, and enjoy a refreshing, carb-free, and both keto and low-carb friendly drink this summer!

Cheers, and remember to drink responsibly. Pair your cocktail with a hearty meal of keto White Chicken Chile, and if you’re looking for more blueberry recipes, check out this keto Blueberry Cheesecake Smoothie or this copycat keto Bailey’s Irish cream.

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Blueberry Sparkle

A refreshing cocktail made with Smirnoff Blueberry Vodka and sparkling water.
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword alcohol, blueberry, booze, cocktail, drink, vodka
Prep Time 2 minutes
Total Time 2 minutes
Servings 1 cocktail
Calories 121kcal
Author Chef Jenn


  • 1.5 ounce Blueberry flavored Smirnoff Vodka
  • 6 ounces sparkling water
  • 4 ice cubes


  • Add the vodka to a tumbler, add 6-8 ounces of sparkling water, depending on the size of your glass, and a few ice cubes to keep it cold.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 121kcal | Sodium: 4mg

A Note on Nutritional Information

Nutritional information for this recipe is provided as a courtesy and is calculated based on available online ingredient information. It is only an approximate value. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site cannot be guaranteed. Erythritol carbs (sugar substitutes) are not included in the carbohydrate counts as they have been shown not to impact blood sugar, and they have zero calories and zero carbs. Net carbs are the total carbs minus fiber.

about jenn

Hi, I’m Jenn!

I’m a cookbook author (Keto Soup Cookbook and Keto Diabetic Cookbook and Meal Plan) as well as a retired chef, recipe developer, and writer of this blog (that’s a lot of hats!). I embarked on a journey to create foodie-worthy Keto-friendly meals that any home cook can be proud of! No matter if you’re low-carb, no-carb, dirty, or strict Keto, there are recipes in Keto Cooking Wins for you and your family. Read more...

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    • It’s seriously one of the best investments I’ve ever made – I use it daily, and not just for cocktails!

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