10 healthy mocktail recipes for the holidays

10 Healthy Mocktails for the holidays

The holiday season is here again. Happy hours, dinner parties and festivities fill up our calendars. This is a lot of fun, but it also means lots of drinking and hangovers. If you are like me and sometimes prefer non-alcoholic beverages, you’ll be delighted with the healthy mocktail recipes I selected for you.

Alcohol is a toxin that must be filtered by our liver. During the holidays, people often consume an excessive amount of alcohol and have to pay the price later. Weight gain, low immunity, decreased energy levels, and digestive issues are the common side effects of the holiday season.

So why not trade the usual booze with a fizzy and colourful drink that will not make you ill? Mocktails are delicious and refreshing, and do not contain any alcohol. They are super easy to make, and they can also be served to children and pregnant women.

Here are 10 healthy mocktail recipes to keep you in the christmas spirit.

 

Cranberry Rosemary Refresher

Mocktail recipes - cranberry rosemary Refresher

Apple, cranberry and rosemary, what a great mix of flavors. This bright red mocktail is perfect for the holidays, with a branch of rosemary that resembles a Christmas tree.

Get the recipe on In Sonnet’s Kitchen

 

Grapefruit Ginger Spritzer

Mocktail recipes grapefruit spritzer

This is a simple one! Made with grapefruit juice and ginger ale, this spritzer does not require much preparation. Even your children can prepare them for your guests.

Get the recipe on Lauren Caris Cooks

 

Non-Boozy Mint Mojito

Mocktail recipes Mint Mojito

You can now enjoy the taste of a refreshing mojito, without the morning headache. Mint is what makes the famous cocktail so delicious. So why not have a rum-less mojito this year?

Get the recipe on Cooking with Ruthie

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Sparkling cranberry kombucha mocktail

Unique Non alcoholic drinks cranberry Kombucha

Kombucha is still in style this year! And this fermented beverage is perfect when you need a little sparkle in your drink. This cranberry Kombucha mocktail is spiced up with rosemary and ginger, the best combo for the holiday season.

Get the recipe on The Real Food Dietitians

 

Agua Frescas trio

Best Non alcoholic mixed drinks

Three recipes of “Lazy Frescas” aka Agua Frescas: Citrus Peach Spritzer, Coconut Raspberry Lemon, and Strawberry Lemon Fizz. These will please your teetotaler guests and children.

Get the recipe on Lunch Box Bunch

 

Virgin Ginger Mimosas

Mocktail recipes ginger mimosa

A mimosa is the official early bird drinker. Usually served at brunch, not everyone can say they enjoy having champaign before their cup of coffee. This virgin ginger mimosa is perfect for those who like to stay sober during daytime.

Get the recipe on In Sonnet’s Kitchen

 

Strawberry Orange Mango Kombucha Mocktails

Mocktail recipes kombucha mocktail

Mocktails are healthy, but kombucha mocktails are even better. Packed with healthy bacteria, this probiotic drink will impress your friends and family.

Get the recipe on The Roasted Root

 

Refreshing Cucumber Lemonade

Mocktail recipes cucumber lemonade

This is not your boring childhood lemonade! Made with fresh lemon and cucumber, this refreshing mocktail has the perfect green color for your Christmas Eve dinner party.

Get the recipe on Maya Kitchenette

 

Probiotic Strawberry Soda

Mocktail recipes strawberry soda

Another great way to get probiotics into your tummy is to drink kefir. This strawberry-apple-coconut water kefir is healthy and tastes delicious.

Get the recipe on Fermented Food Lab

 

Sober festive sangria

Mocktail recipes sober festive sangria

This is a fancy one! Mix all the best fruits, sparkling water and spices, and you’ve got the best sangria for the holidays. Without the cheap red wine that is usually served in a sangria at the bar, you won’t be having the usual hangover in the morning.

Get the recipe on Use Your Noodles

 

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