no sugar or carbs, guilt free guilty pleasure

Iโ€™m a self-professed wine girl. I love white, red, blush, the glasses, a vineyard, etc…

I have every different Riedel glass for every different varietal. I have the Swan Riedel decanter (though we donโ€™t dare use it!), an incalculable amount of wine drinking gadgets and aerators and so on and so forth and I love it. All.

Then I started to take a look at the sugar and carbs in our wine. I decided weโ€™d try wine companies which state their wines are low sugar and no / very few carbs. But I didnโ€™t trust the wine labels, took too long to arrive and I could never choose what I wanted.

We were given a hazelnut flavored vodka from a friend and co-worker from their trip overseas and I fell in-love with it. Then I read flavored vodkas are just like wine: sugar and carbs.

So… I broke it all down to bare bones.

I loved vodka since college, my husband tequila. I researched mixers and fell short. I canโ€™t just sit and sip on vodka all night.

Zevia is a brand of โ€œsodaโ€ that is calorie free, sugar free (uses monk fruit or stevia), additive/chemical free, non GMO and carb free.

And, you can get all the flavors you loved from sodas growing up. I found ours at our grocery store and at Target. We started with their cream soda:

We grabbed the tequila my husband favored and were ready to try it out.

In the end we loved this so much we decided to try their 7-up / Sprite version as well.

Then, we decided to split each can in half with club soda (Canada Dry, which has no calories, no sugar or carbs).

So what weโ€™re left with is a drink that is cold, bubbly fun to drink with no sugar or carbs and under 100 calories. I believe mine specifically is only 65.

I donโ€™t yet miss my wine, and I guess thatโ€™s to be expected when I can still use my wine glasses. Cheers!

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