Mocktails for MamasIt’s summer, the heat is turning up and long weekends have arrived.  If you’re one of the social sort who love to enjoy a BBQ with family and friends, or drinks on a patio you may be facing a common pregnancy challenge – what to sip while the rest are savoring their cocktails?  To help you beat the beverage boredom syndrome, I’m sharing 3 popular Mocktails for pregnant Mama’s-to-be.

These Mocktails are easy, simple and can be ordered from any restaurant, event bar or made at home.

Appletini

What you Need:

  • 1/4 Cup of Fresh apple Juice
  • Splash of  Lemon juice to Taste
  • 1/8 Cup of  Sugar or Simple syrup
  • Slice of Apple to Add Pizzazz
  • Granulated Sugar to Coat the Rim

Let’s Make a Mocktail:

Fill a cocktail shaker with crushed ice, add the apples juice, lemon juice and sugar syrup.  Shake well.  Dip the rim of the glass into the granulated sugar, pour in your yummy mocktail and garnish with an apple.  Sit down with friends (or a great book), put your feet up and savour a yummy summer guilt-free drink.

My Baby’s and Me’s Bellini

What you Need:

  • 1/4 Cup Peace Nectar
  • Sparkling Cider Chilled

Let’s Make a Mocktail:

Fill a champagne flute (or your preferred glass) with the peach nectar, then top with the sparkling cider.  This elegant mocktail looks great and  is perfect for parties, social events like weddings or simply sipping on your patio during a hot summer day.

 

Pink Grapefruit Margarita

What you Need:

  • 1/4 Cup of Simple (or Sugar) Syrup
  • 1/8 Cup of  Lime Juice
  • 1/8 Cup of  Lemon Juice
  • 1/8 Cup of Orange Juice
  • Ice
  • Lemon or Lime for Garnish

Let’s Make a Mocktail:

Combine the juices, ice and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker.  Shake well.  Pour into your chosen glass (make it authentic with a classic margarita glass) and garnish with lime or lemon.  Now mix, mingle and savour that margarita!

 

Do you have a favourite mocktail?  If so, be sure to share it with us!

Much Love,

Alessandra