Get Festive with a Low-Calorie Cranberry Lime Mocktail

If you’re seeking a festive bariatric friendly alternative to the traditional cocktail, look no further than the cranberry lime mocktail. It’s the perfect way to have your “fancy” drink without extra calories. Grab these three ingredients and get to shaking!


  • ½ cup diet cranberry juice (Ocean Spray cran-cherry preferred)
  • Diet ginger beer*
  • Juice of 1 lime


  1. Mix all ingredients together and stir well.
  2. Garnish with a lime wedge and rosemary. Serve in a copper mug.

*We suggest waiting three months post-surgery before trying carbonated beverages. If carbonation is tolerated, you may use a Canada Dry sugar-free drink packet instead of ginger beer.

This recipe is appropriate for liver shrinking and lifetime bariatric plans.

Nutrition per recipe:

  • Calories: 5-10
  • Carbs: 2g net
  • Fat: 0g
  • Protein: 0g

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