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12 Pretty Vodka Cocktails That Are Actually Kinda Healthy Too

Time to rethink your “rosé all day” routine. Enjoy your poolside drinking with a splash of wellness this summer thanks to cocktails made with Tito’s Handmade Vodka.

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1.

Ingredients:

12 ounces fresh grapefruit juice

4 ounces bitter orange liqueur

8 ounces Tito's Handmade Vodka

12 ounces prosecco

Club soda

Grapefruit, for garnish

Directions:

Add 3 ounces of grapefruit juice, 1 ounce of bitter orange liqueur, and 2 ounces of Tito's Handmade Vodka to each glass with ice. Top with 4 ounces of prosecco and a splash of club soda. Garnish with grapefruit and serve over ice.

2.

Ingredients:

4 cups peeled/chunked blood orange (regular oranges work too!)

4 cups freshly squeezed pink grapefruit juice

2 cups ice

6 tablespoons agave nectar

8 ounces Tito's Handmade Vodka

Directions:

Add everything and blend until smooth. Serve with wedge of blood orange if desired.

3.

Ingredients:

3–4 ounces lavender–pink peppercorn syrup

4 ounces fresh lemon juice

8 ounces Tito's Handmade Vodka

16 ounces club soda

For lavender–pink peppercorn syrup:

1 cup sugar

1 cup water

¼ cup lavender

1 tablespoon pink peppercorn

Directions:

First, make the lavender–pink peppercorn simple syrup by combining the sugar and water in a saucepan. Heat and stir until sugar is dissolved. Add lavender and pink peppercorn and let steep for 30 minutes. Strain lavender and pink peppercorn.

For drinks, add ½–1 ounce lavender–pink peppercorn syrup, 1 ounce lemon juice, and 2 ounces Tito's Handmade Vodka in each glass with ice. Stir. Top with 4 ounces club soda.

4.

Ingredients:

8 ounces Tito's Handmade Vodka

24 ounces coconut water

4 ounces grenadine

Directions:

Pour 2 ounces Tito's Handmade Vodka and 6 ounces coconut water into glasses over ice. Add 1 ounce grenadine. Do not stir.

5.

Ingredients:

1 cup mint sprigs off stem

4 ounces lime juice

8 ounces Tito's Handmade Vodka

3 teaspoons agave nectar

12 ounces club soda

Prosecco

Lime wedges, for garnish

Mint, for garnish

Directions:

Add 1 cup mint leaves to cocktail shaker. Cover with lime juice. Muddle mint. Add vodka, agave nectar, and ice. Shake 30 seconds. Strain into 4 glasses. Top each drink with club soda and prosecco. Garnish with lime wedges and mint. Serve over ice.

6.

Ingredients:

8 ounces Tito's Handmade Vodka

4 ounces lime juice

1 cup fresh raspberries

12 ounces raspberry sparkling water

Lime wedge, for garnish

Directions:

Add ice to 4 glasses. Add 2 ounces Tito's Handmade Vodka, 1 ounce lime juice, and ¼ cup raspberries to each glass. Top with raspberry sparkling water. Stir. Garnish with lime wedge.

7.

Ingredients:

24 ounces tomato juice

4 ounces pickle juice

4 ounces lemon juice

8 ounces Tito's Handmade Vodka

12 dashes hot sauce

2 tablespoons horseradish

Salt and pepper to taste

Celery salt

Celery, for garnish

Pickle, for garnish

Lemon, for garnish

Directions:

Add tomato juice to pitcher. Combine pickle juice, lemon juice, Tito's Handmade Vodka, hot sauce, and horseradish. Stir. Add salt and pepper to taste. Stir again. To create celery salt rim, moisten the rim of the glass with lemon juice. Turn upside down and dip into celery salt. Add ice to the glass and pour in ¼ of the Bloody Mary mixture. Garnish with celery, pickle, and lemon wedge.

8.

Ingredients:

12 ounces pomegranate juice

8 ounces Tito's Handmade Vodka

1 cup pomegranate seeds

12 ounces sparkling water

Directions:

Add pomegranate juice and Tito's Handmade Vodka to cocktail shaker with ice. Shake. Divide between 4 ice-filled glasses. Add ¼ cup of pomegranate seeds to each glass. Top with sparkling water.

9.

Ingredients:

Grapefruit

Sea salt

2 cups Ruby Red grapefruit juice

8 ounces Tito's Handmade Vodka

Directions:

To make salt rim, moisten each glass with grapefruit. Dip in salt. Add ice to each glass. In cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine grapefruit juice and Tito's Handmade Vodka. Shake. Pour into glasses. Garnish with grapefruit wedge.

10.

Ingredients:

8 ounces Tito's Handmade Vodka

4 ounces fresh lime juice

2 ounces simple syrup

24 ounces ginger beer

Mint, for garnish

Lime, for garnish

Directions:

In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine Tito's Handmade Vodka, lime juice, and simple syrup. Shake. Distribute between 4 copper mugs. Top with ginger beer and garnish with mint and lime.

11.

Ingredients:

10 ounces Tito's Handmade Vodka

2 ounces dry vermouth

Cucumber slices, for garnish

Directions:

Add Tito's Handmade Vodka and dry vermouth to cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake. Strain into 4 martini glasses. Garnish with cucumber slices.

12.

Ingredients:

7 ounces basil syrup

2 ounces lime juice

6 ounces Tito's Handmade Vodka

8 ounces seltzer

Basil leave, for garnish

Lime, for garnish

For basil syrup:

1 cup sugar

1 cup water

1 cup basil leaves

Directions:

To make basil syrup, combine sugar and water in saucepan. Heat and stir until sugar dissolves. Add basil leaves and let steep for 30 minutes. Strain basil.

For drinks, add basil syrup, lime juice, and Tito's Handmade Vodka into cocktail strainer filled with ice. Shake. Strain into glasses filled with ice and top with seltzer. Garnish with basil leaves and lime.

Photographer: Lauren Zaser

We’re just going to use this as our summer to-do list, tbh. These Tito’s Handmade Vodka cocktails can help out anyone who doesn’t want to sacrifice fun in the name of calorie counting.