Mocktails Everyone Can Enjoy

Recipes courtesy of DeliciousLiving.com

With very little effort, and fresh and organic ingredients from the co-op, it’s easy to whip up an impressive mocktail everyone can celebrate!

Grapefruit & Lychee Fizz

Ingredients:

  • 1 large red grapefruit, peeled and seeded
  • 2 Tbsp lime juice
  • 8 Canned lychees, drained
  • Sparkling water
  • mint leaves (optional)

Directions:

In a blender, combine grapefruit, lime juice, and lychees until smooth. Strain, discarding solids; divind juice equally among 4 champagne glasses and top with sparkling water. Garnish with a grapefruit twist, lychee, and some mint, if desired. To make this a cocktail, add a shot of vodka or gin.

Pomegranate & Fennel Elixir

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup unsweetened pomegranate juice
  • 1 Gala apple, cored
  • 1/2 cup roughly chopped fennel bulb
  • 2 Tbsp lime juice
  • Sparkling water

Directions:

In a blender, combine all ingredients, except sparkling water, until smooth. Strain, discarding solids, and divide juice equally among 4 highball glasses filled with ice. Top each glass with sparkling water. Garnish with some pomegranate seeds, if desired. To make this a cocktail, add a shot of vodka.

Turmeric Orange Tonic

Ingredients:

  • 3 oranges, peeled and seeded
  • 1 inch knob gingerroot
  • 1 inch piece fresh turmeric root, peeled
  • 1 cup ice
  • Ginger kombucha

Directions:

In a blender, combine oranges, ginger, turmeric, and ice until smooth. Strain, discarding solids, and divide juice equally among 4 ice-filled tumbler glasses. Top each glass with ginger kombucha. Stir to mix and garnish with an orange wedge, if desired. To make this a cocktail, add a shot of rum.

Glorious Green Cooler

Ingredients:

  • 2 English cucumbers, roughly chopped
  • 2 cups green grapes
  • 3 kiwi fruits, peeled
  • 1/4 cup packed fresh mint leaves
  • 1 cup brewed green tea
  • Still mineral water

Directions:

In a blender, combine all ingredients, except mineral water, until smooth. Strain into a pitcher, discarding solids, and refrigerate until cold, at least 1 hour. Divide among 6 ice-filled tumbler glasses and top with still mineral water or extra chilled green tea, if desired. Garnish with slices of cucumber, frozen green grapes, and mint leaves, if desired. To make this a cocktail, add a shot of tequila.