With the holidays fast approaching here are some great Mommy Mocktails. Mocktail Recipes. Yummy Drinks for Mom-To-Be! Cheers!
Mocktails Are NON ALCOHOLIC & (w/A Little Creativity) Can Be Made Healthy!
BEFORE WE BEGIN HERE’S A COUPLE ARTICLES AS A REMINDER TO NEVER DRINK OR BINGE DRINK WHILE YOUR PREGNANT!
Article Reuters: One in 10 pregnant US women drink alcohol, many binge ..”Any alcohol use during pregnancy is associated …
Article Reuters: Even moderate drinking in pregnancy may affect child’s IQ
Now that we have that out of the way…whether your expecting or just avoiding alcohol for one reason or another, here are some Non Alcoholic recipes great for the holiday season!
Apple Cider Punch With Cranberries
2 cups cranberry juice cocktail
4 cups apple cider
2 cups ginger ale
1 can frozen orange juice
*Chill & garnish with lime, apple, orange, &/or cranberry.
Virgin Sangria Mommy Mocktail… for the not so virgin
2 cinnamon sticks
2 cups of boiling water
2 tea bags (black decaf tea is great)
3 cups pomegranate juice
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup of orange juice
1 orange, sliced
1 lemon, sliced
1 lime, sliced
1 apple, sliced
3 cups of seltzer
*Pour boiling water over tea bags and cinnamon sticks and let sit 4-5 minutes. Lose the tea bags and mix in sugar until dissolved. In a big pitcher combine cinnamon, tea, OJ, pomegranate juice, and all fruit slices.Keep refrigerated for a minimum of an hour.Combine seltzer before drinking and serve with ice.
Non Alcoholic Mommy-mosa
16oz of seltzer
1/2 c. freshly squeezed orange juice
small ginger/orange slice
*Mix orange juice and seltzer. Pour over ice. Garnish with ginger, orange slices.
Italian cream soda
3 tbsp of your favorite type of flavored syrup (Caramel/Coffee etc.)
1 tbsp heavy cream
*Add syrup to a glass & fill with ice. Pour in seltzer and add a splash of heave cream!
Strawberry & Cucumber Lemonade
1T Simple Syrup
*Squeeze the lime juice from the 2 limes and add 1T of simple syrup. Mix and add to a glass of ice. Add your seltzer and all fruit slices.
Blueberry Mama Mojito Mocktail
1T of lime juice
1T maple syrup
1/3C Blueberry Juice
Frozen Bluberries & Mint Leaves as Garnish
*Muddle a few mint leaves in a glass. Mix lime juice, blueberry juice, & maple syrup. Add seltzer. Mix and add ice with a handful of blueberries to garnish.
The Mocktail Mule
1 cup Ginger Beer
6 tbsp Fresh Lime Juice
6 tbsp seltzer
*Combine all ingredients and pour over ice. For the full effect pour into a copper mule and garnish with a lime wedge.
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