Three Delicious Mocktail Recipes to Try Today

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Great news, you can cut back on alcohol consumption without your drink options being boring! Enter mocktails. These colorful drinks are a fun, yummy alternative, but without the alcohol. With these tasty mocktails, you will get the benefit of consuming less sugar and calories too. Here are a few of our favorites that are super simple to make.

Mint Matcha Chiller

A list of mocktails wouldn’t be complete without a little matcha. This minty take on the popular drink will leave you energized and refreshed.

Ingredients

  • 4 oz. soda water, chilled
  • 4–5 mint leaves, chopped
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. matcha green tea powder (like from The Spice House)

Directions

  1. Pour all ingredients in a serving glass. Stir until combined.
  2. Enjoy immediately.

Recipe created by Healthline’s Editorial Team.

Rose Infusion

For all the floral beverage lovers out there, this light and sweet mocktail is just the thing for you.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup rose tea infusion
  • 1/2 cup sparkling berry water
  • 1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1-2 drops of stevia, optional

Directions

  1. Pour all ingredients in a serving glass. Stir until combined.
  2. Enjoy immediately.

Recipe created by McKel Hill.

Pomegranate Twist

If you’re looking for a bright drink that is full of flavor, try this pomegranate twist mocktail. As an added bonus, it features ingredients you might already have in your kitchen.

Ingredients

1/2 cup sparkling water
1/4 cup Pom pomegranate juice
ice
orange twist for garnish

Directions

1. In a glass, add ice and pour all ingredients in.
2. Stir and garnish with a fresh orange twist.
3. Enjoy immediately.

McKel Hill, MS, RD, is the founder of Nutrition Stripped, a healthy living website dedicated to optimizing the well-being of women all over the globe through recipes, nutrition advice, fitness, and more. Her cookbook, “Nutrition Stripped,” was a national best-seller, and she’s been featured in Fitness Magazine and Women’s Health Magazine.

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