July 24th is National Tequila Day (and conveniently also Taco Tuesday!) If you’re looking for a low-calorie twist for your next margherita here are a few cocktail ideas from zero-calorie Sparkling Ice on your radar.

Sparkling Paloma

INGREDIENTS
½ oz Tequila
1 oz Fresh Grapefruit Juice
½ oz Fresh Lime Juice
½ oz Agave Nectar
Grapefruit Peel for garnish
DIRECTIONS
Combine tequila, fresh grapefruit juice, fresh lime juice, and agave nectar into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well and strain into a glass over ice. Add a splash of Sparkling Ice Pink Grapefruit. Garnish with grapefruit peel and serve.

Citrus Freeze

INGREDIENTS
1 oz tequila
1 oz lime juice
1 lime wedge
DIRECTIONS
In a blender, add one cup of ice, tequila, Sparkling Ice Lemon Lime, and lime juice. Blend until smooth and pour into a glass and serve with a lime wedge.

Soaked Watermelon Slice Popsicles

INGREDIENTS
¾ cup tequila
¼ cup lime juice
1lb watermelon
DIRECTIONS
Stir together tequila, Sparkling Ice Strawberry Watermelon, and lime juice in a large bowl. Cut watermelon into wedges and soak in Sparkling Ice mixture for 15 minutes. Insert popsicle sticks into wedges then freeze on a rack-lined baking sheet for 1 hour.

Spicy Sparkling Margarita 

INGREDIENTS
2 parts Blanco Tequila
½ part Cointreau
3 slices of Jalapeño pepper
Juice of 1/8 lime
DIRECTIONS
Shake Tequila, Cointreau, lime juice and peppers with ice. Pour into rocks glass with salted rim and lime wedge. Top with Sparkling Ice Lemon Lime.

Sparkling Tequila Sunrise

INGREDIENTS
2 oz. orange juice
2 oz. tequila
½ oz. grenadine
DIRECTIONS
Fill a tall glass with ice cubes, then the orange juice, and tequila. Top with Sparkling Ice Classic Lemonade and grenadine, then garnish with a maraschino cherry and orange slice and serve.
Pomegranate Margarita
INGREDIENTS
2oz tequila
2oz pomegranate juice
1oz lime juice
1oz simple syrup
Vanilla flake salt rim, for garnish
Lime wedge, for garnish
DIRECTIONS
Rim glass with a lime and dip into salt, fill glass with ice and set to the side. In an ice filled cocktail shaker, combine tequila, pomegranate juice, lime juice, simple syrup, and shake. Strain into glasses and top with Sparkling Ice Classic Lemonade, stir lightly to combine. Garnish with a lime wedge.