I love a margarita, particularly when it’s low sugar and doesn’t give me a raging hangover from one sip. Which is why I came up with this keto grapefruit margarita!

I love tequila.

I realize it probably sounds bad to say that I love a particular alcohol, but I have a healthy relationship with booze.

I think a lot of people, particularly during the pandemic, have turned to alcohol for comfort and stress relief. This is how NOT drink alcohol.

The only time I drink alcohol is with food and to have fun. A nice dinner our with my husband, a cookout in our backyard, with friends.

Keep in mind that alcohol makes you feel more of whatever you’re already feeling, so while it can enhance fun, it can also make you feel worse if you’re already feeling down.

Benefits of a keto grapefruit margarita:

  • this recipe is low in sugar, therefore it will not spike your blood sugar
  • it contains no gluten or refined sugars
  • tequila is one of the healthiest alcohols and has shown to be beneficial for gut bacteria

Tips for making it:

  • use a liquid-y honey, like wildflower (THIS one is good)
  • if you don’t have a liquid-y honey like wildflower, just heat up your honey in the microwave first to make it smoother
  • if you don’t have honey, use maple syrup
  • if you’d like this recipe to be even lower carb and with no added sweetener, use liquid stevia
  • feel free to add any citrus you like, lemon and orange would be delicious as well

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Apple Cider Vinegar Margarita

Cranberry Christmas Margarita

Watermelon Kombucha Margarita

Keto Grapefruit Margarita

Prep Time 5 minutes
Course drink, Drinks
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 1 serving


  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1/4 grapefruit, juice
  • 1/2 tsp wildflower honey
  • 1 shot tequila
  • grapefruit seltzer


  • Juice the lime and grapefruit into a mixer or large cup.
  • Add the honey and tequila.
  • Shake and pour over ice.
  • Top with grapefruit seltzer, to your liking.
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