Our favourite mocktail recipes

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Our favourite mocktail recipes

With the often boozy holiday season just around the corner, it's the perfect time to take a break from alcohol. 
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Alcohol can have a negative effect on sleep, and of course all know that there are plenty of negative effects alcohol can have on our bodies. For those looking to cut down on our alcohol intake, for whatever reason, there is a healthier alternative to cocktails. Mocktails are on the up, not to mention, it's easy to make your own at home!
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Ginger Beer Mojito
For a refreshing summer beverage, this ginger beer mojito is perfect. 
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Ingredients
4 lime wedges
10 mint leaves
Crushed ice (can substitute regular ice cubes)
Non-alcoholic ginger beer
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Method
Muddle 3 lime wedges with 8 mint leaves in a glass. Add the ice, then the ginger beer. Garnish with 2 mint leaves and a lime wedge.
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Watermelon and lime mocktail
This sweet mocktail is delicious - just perfect for a garden party. 
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Ingredients
1 cup of seedless watermelon cubes
Ice
1 teaspoon of raw honey or agave
Juice of half a lime
0.5 cups of water
6 mint leaves
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Method
Blend watermelon cubes in a blender and sieve to remove lumps. Transfer to a glass of ice and add remaining ingredients. Stir to combine.
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Non-alcoholic Pine Colada
Nothing says summer like a pina colada! And this alcohol-free options is a fab and tasty alternative.
Ingredients
0.5 tin of coconut cream
0.5 cup of pineapple juice
1 cup of ice
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Method
Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth. Transfer to a glass, and garnish with a maraschino cherry if desired. 
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