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Skinny Margarita made with eastern shore honey and citrus juice

Skinny Margarita is a “thing”. It’s a lower calorie alternative to the well-loved sugary counterpart that many of us gave up drinking in our 20’s. I have come to learn that this recipe is a great guilt-free way to relax on a Saturday evening that doesn’t leave me with a sugar hangover on Sunday morning.

All I can promise is that when I serve this skinny margarita recipe, everyone enjoys this drink.

We crafted this simple Skinny Honey Margarita for you and your friends. As with any great recipe, use the very best white tequila, the best honey and the freshest produce you can find, skipping the pre-made mixes!

Who doesn’t love a good margarita?

You don’t have to go out to a bar to enjoy one, though-margaritas are easy to make at home, and won’t be full of sugar and artificial flavors if you make it yourself.

Adapting this Skinny Honey Margarita Recipe

The beauty of a simple cocktail is that you can easily change it up to fit what you have on hand.

  • Try this with fresh-squeezed Grapefruit juice instead of or in addition to the fresh-squeezed orange juice.
  • We used Butter Bean Honey in our margarita, but any honey with a light, mild flavor will do the trick. Our Blackberry Honey will add an interesting dimension to this recipe.
  • Muddle in some fresh mint or basil leaves
Skinny Margarita made with Honey and citrus juice.

Sweeten Up This Skinny Margarita Recipe

A recipe is not truly perfect until you’ve added your own touch to it. That’s why we encourage you to play with your food. Let your inner chef come out and play and change up this drink. Have fun! Here are some ideas:

  • Muddle in a slice of cucumber
  • Add in a sprig of mint and a slice of orange
  • Experiment with the Honey you use

If you shake up this Skinny Margarita, why not take a photo and share it with us using #waxingkararecipes on Instagram. We love seeing your photos!

Skinny Margarita made with eastern shore honey and citrus juice

Skinny Margarita Recipe

Course: Drinks
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 1
Calories: 203kcal

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Skinny Margarita

  • 1 oz silver tequila
  • 1 oz honey simple syrup
  • 1/2 lime juiced
  • 1/2 orange juiced

Honey Simple Syrup

  • 1 tsp Waxing Kara Honey
  • 2 tbsp warm water


Skinny Margarita

  • Pour tequila, honey syrup, lime juice, orange juice over ice into a cocktail beaker.
  • Stir well and pour into a tumbler. Rim glass with salt beforehand if desired.

Honey Simple Syrup

  • Combine honey and water together in a saucepan over medium heat until the honey is dissolved.
  • Allow to cool and store in an airtight container in your refrigerator for up to one month.


Calories: 203kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Sodium: 19mg | Potassium: 118mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 33g | Vitamin A: 150IU | Vitamin C: 44.6mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 1.2mg

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