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NOURISH: 3 Delish Mocktails for Alcohol-free Mamas

Pregnant, breastfeeding, or simply on an alcohol-free health kick, there are many reasons that mamas pop on their party frocks without indulging in a tipple or three. With these fabuloso mocktails you can now join the fun world of bubbles and tiny umbrellas, without suffering the accompanying hangover. You might even be home by 10pm. Party on, mama chops!

Watermelon Breezer

Fruity, yummo and guilt free, this tropical breezer is sure to get your mama-to-be party started.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups cubed watermelon, chilled
  • 1 cup coconut water
  • Ice
  • Squeeze of fresh lime
  • Fresh mint (optional)

Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour into glass, and top with fresh mint.


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Cucumber & Mint Mojito

Is there any better way to kick back on a summer’s day than with a refreshing mojito? This one is just as delicious and comes without the headache.

Ingredients

  • 1 lime, quartered
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 sprigs mint leaves
  • 2 slices cucumber
  • Ice
  • ½ cup soda water

Squeeze the lime quarters into a glass, and then drop the limes into the glass.
Add sugar and fresh mint leaves.
Muddle well with the back of a spoon.
Add cucumber slices to glass then fill glass with ice cubes.
Pour in the soda water and stir.
Garnish with cucumber slice or lime wedge.

Champagne Mocktail

Don’t let breastfeeding get in the way of enjoying a glass of bubbles! This divine champagne mocktail is packed with fizz and totally alcohol free.

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup white grape juice concentrate, frozen
  • 1½ cups apple juice, chilled
  • 2¼ cups soda water, chilled
  • Strawberries

In a jug, stir grape concentrate and apple juice, until dissolved.
Add the soda water.
Pour into champagne glasses.
Add strawberry for garnish.

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