Its summer time and nothing makes a summer afternoon quite like a delicious cold bevi. Mocktails are a great way to enjoy a treat while skipping the booze… or saving it for later! Whether blended or shaken over ice, these tasty drinks will have you imagining yourself on a beach somewhere far far away. Spicy or sweet, sour or savoury, there is something for everyone on our list of classic mocktails with a twist.
Ginger Lime Mojito
This zingy drink is as refreshing as it delicious! The 5 minute homemade ginger syrup is a great way to add depth and flavour to any drink. Enjoy it shaken or stirred in a chilled glass if you’re feeling fancy!
Make the ginger simple syrup: mix cane sugar, ginger and water in a small pot. Bring to a boil and let simmer for about 5 minutes. Let cool.
In a small bowl, muddle the ginger syrup with the lime juice and mint leaves
Pour the mixture into a cup and fill with ice
Pour Lacroix lime over ice, stir and enjoy
Spicy Strawberry Watermelon Margarita
This sweet drink packs a punch with a little hidden spice! Mint brightens up the watermelon and strawberries give the perfect consistency to this blended gem. Adjust the spice and sweetness to your liking, then kick back and relax.
1 cup fresh watermelon
1 cup frozen strawberries
1 tsp simple syrup
2 tbsp lime juice
3-5 banana peppers
5-10 mint leaves
½ cup Wholesome Raw cane sugar
\½ cup water
Make the simple syrup: mix cane sugar and water in a small pot. Bring to a boil and let simmer for about 5 minutes. Let cool.
Put all ingredients in a blender and blend on high.
Prep the glass: Run a lime wedge on the rim of a glass. Pour salt on a plate and twist rim of glass on it until well coated.
Pour blended margarita into glass, garnish and enjoy.
Stay-cation here you come! This smooth and creamy drink will have you smelling the ocean breeze in no time. Tropical flavours and no added sweeteners make this a healthy option compared to your usual pineapple cocktail. Throw it together and you are ready to go in 5 minutes flat!
1 cup frozen pineapple
½ frozen banana (about ¼ cup)
½ cup Silk Coconut Milk
Juice of 1 lime
Mix all ingredients in blender and blend on high (add ¼ cup more milk if your blender needs it).
Pour into a fancy glass and enjoy
Hibiscus Sparkling Iced Tea
This tangy tea is great made solo or stored in a pitcher. Hints of blackberry and lemongrass pair perfectly with a little home made lemonade. Keep the iced tea lemonade base prepped in your fridge so you can whip this together at any time.
Pour in a wine glass over ice and top with Lacroix passion fruit
Peach Mango Bellini
This blended bevi is the perfect excuse for a girl’s night in. No champagne in this fun twist. Instead tart cranberries pair perfectly with the sweetness of peach and mango. Enjoy with a fun salad or appy and you’ve got yourself a light summer night.
2 tbsp cranberry juice/cocktail (or any cranberry variation)
Blend all ingredients in a blender
Pour into a fancy glass and top with cranberry juice
This dreamy drink is half afternoon snack and half dessert! Perfect for a warm evening, it will keep you cool while satisfying your sweet tooth. Not into coffee? No problem, skip it! This mudslide is super versatile so feel free to substitute your fave ice cream too.