Drink this, not that

Molly Cerreta Smith has enjoyed a career in the publishing industry for more than 10 years. As an editor of several regional magazines, she has had the opportunity throughout her career to meet many local celebrities, businesspeople, ent...

Swap that sip

You get up every morning at the crack of dawn to clock a serious sweat session before your a.m. meeting. You've sworn off all drive-thrus for the sake of your waistline. But despite all this work, you may not even realize the secret diet saboteur that you're sucking down at happy hour.

Drink this: Bloody Mary

Drink this: Bloody Mary

The average Bloody Mary will only cost you about 125 calories, so it's a diet-friendly choice. Bonus points if you eat the celery or asparagus stalk.

Try this simple Bloody Mary recipe >>

Not that: Strawberry Daiquiri

This frozen fruity delight is actually way lower in calories than some of its frozen friends (such as its calorie-packed counterpart, the Pina Colada, which will run you about 650 calories), but a Strawberry Daiquiri is not so innocent -- it can contain about 250 calories. And I'm willing to bet you'd rather eat your lunch than drink it, so skip the Strawberry Daiquiris.

Up next: More diet-friendly choices for happy hour >>

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