Enjoy Summer Events with Tasty, Refreshing Mocktails

Summer is right around the corner, and nothing sounds more refreshing than a nice, tasty (and health conscious)… “mocktail”! Having delicious mocktail recipes on hand is a must when social occasion are calling but you want to stay compliant to a diet, detox, or protocol you may be on. Read on for some winner recipes!

Ginger Jasmine Green Ice Tea Mocktail


Ice cubes
1 lime wedge
4 ounces brewed jasmine green tea, chilled
4 ounces ginger beer, chilled
Fresh sliced strawberries, mint leaves, or additional lime wedges for garnishing (optional)


  1. Add ice cubes to a cocktail glass.
  2. Squeeze the lime wedge over the ice.
  3. Add the chilled green tea and ginger beer; stir gently.
  4. Garnish with strawberries, mint leaves, or additional lime wedges.

Rose Water Spritzer


2 Tbsp. rose water (for cooking)
2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
1-2 Tbsp. agave or honey to taste
1 Tbsp. pomegranate juice for color (optional)
¾ cup sparkling water or more to taste
Fresh roses for garnish (optional)


  1. Combine rose water, lemon juice, honey or agave, and pomegranate juice in a cocktail shaker.
  2. Fill with ice, shake until combined, and then strain into a cocktail glass.
  3. Pour in the sparkling water.
  4. Garnish with fresh roses.

Turmeric & Blood Orange Sparkling Mocktail


1 cup blood orange juice
½ teaspoon ginger powder
½ teaspoon turmeric
1 cup club soda or sparkling mineral water
Honey, maple syrup, or agave if desired
4 mint leaves
2 sprigs rosemary
2 orange slices for garnish


  1. Whisk together blood orange juice, ginger powder, and turmeric in a medium bowl.
  2. Add ice to a cocktail glass.
  3. Pour ½ cup of blood orange juice mixture into each glass and ½ cup club soda.
  4. Add sweetener if desired and stir.
  5. Add mint, rosemary, and orange slice in each glass.

Note: Oranges can be substituted for blood oranges if not in season.

Pomegranate Lime Spritzer


1 Tbsp. pomegranate juice
1 cup sparkling water
¼ lime quartered


  1. Add ice cubes to a cocktail glass.
  2. Pour pomegranate juice then sparkling water into the glass.
  3. Squeeze lime juice into the drink. Serve and enjoy!

Coconut Mojito Mocktail


1 small lime sliced
½ cup light coconut milk
8 oz. lime-flavored seltzer
15-20 mint leaves
¼ cup flaky sea salt (optional)


  1. Add salt to the rim of the glass by cutting the lime in half and run along the edge of the glass. Dip the glass in salt to stick.
  2. Add mint to two cocktail glasses. Juice the lime and divide between each glass. Muddle the mint leaves with the lime juice.
  3. Add ¼ cup of coconut milk into each glass.
  4. Add ice to the glasses, then slowly pour lime seltzer until full.
  5. Garnish with extra lime slices and mint and enjoy!

Berry Kombucha Collagen Mocktail (serves 2)


16 oz. Gingerberry kombucha
¼ cup almond or coconut milk
1 scoop collagen peptides
¼ cup fresh or frozen blackberries
Mint leaves, for garnishing


  1. Make kombucha ice cubes by freezing by pouring kombucha into ice cube trays and placing in freezer for 3-4 hours until frozen.
  2. In a blender, add the kombucha ice cubes, almond or coconut milk, collagen, and blackberries. Mix on medium high until well-blended.
  3. Pour the blended drink into two cocktail glasses. Garnish with fresh mint and serve with a straw or spoon. Enjoy!

Cheers to you and your health!

For additional recipes and other nutrition ideas, visit the Metagenics blog.

Submitted by the Metagenics team

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