Summer is upon us, and that means enjoying the longer days and nights, often with a fun beverage in hand. But cocktails (and mocktails) can derail your healthy eating and exercise efforts. We are sharing some of our favorite healthy cocktail and mocktail recipes to inspire you to make a healthier, refreshing summer drink.

Healthy Mocktails

A mocktail needs a fun glass! Make your drink in a wine glass, cocktail glass or mason jar.

Kombucha + ice

Favorite kombuchas:

  • Healthade: pink lady apple, passion fruit tangerine, lemon ginger, tropical punch
  • GTs: watermelon, strawberry, lemonade, ginger, gingerberry

Sparkling water + muddled aromatics + lots of ice

Favorite flavored sparkling waters:

  • La Croix : lime, pamplemousse (grapefruit) key lime, cherry lime, limoncello, pasteque (watermelon)
  • Waterloo : watermelon, coconut, strawberry
  • Spindrift : pineapple, grapefruit, cucumber, strawberry

Favorite unflavored sparkling waters:

Favorite aromatics:

  • Sliced citrus, cucumber, strawberries
  • Ginger
  • Basil, mint, rosemary

Healthy-ish Cocktails

Spicy Margarita
– 2 oz tequila
– .5 oz Cointreau or Grand Marnier
– 1 fresh squeezed lime
– 2-3 slices jalapeno
– 2 oz sparkling water (unflavored or lime)

Sangria
– 5oz red wine
– Splash of tropical Italian soda
– Lots of ice
– Garnish with fresh sliced orange or apples

Cucumber Paloma
– 2 oz tequila
– 1/2 fresh squeezed lime
– 1/4 of a fresh grapefruit juice
– 3-4 slices cucumber
– 4 oz sparkling water (unflavored, grapefruit or cucumber)

Cherry Lime Basil Spritzer
– 2 oz vodka
– 4 fresh cherries, muddled
– 2 basil leafs, muddled
– 1/2 of a fresh lime, squeezed
– 4 oz sparkling water (lime or cherry lime)

Watermelon Refresher
– 2 oz vodka
– 1/2 Cup GTs watermelon wonder kombucha
– 1/4 Cup sparkling water (unflavored, watermelon, cucumber)
– 4 oz sparkling water (unflavored or grapefruit)

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