Easy Mocktail Recipes To Make At Home For Summer

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Looking for some easy mocktail recipes? If you are like me and just want to have something tasty to drink on any day of the week an easy mocktail hits the spot. My usual Topo Chico with a wedge of lime just doesn’t cut it some days. When that happens and the 5 o’clock bell goes off, then I turn to a few of my favorite recipes.

Yes, I prefer mocktails to cocktails, especially during the week. They are a way for me to enjoy something and not have all of the calories and alcohol in my system. I have embraced a damp lifestyle for about ten years now. Now I find virgin drinks just as satisfying as a true cocktail. The bonus is that my tummy feels better because of it.

Before I share some of my favorite easy mocktail recipes with you, here are a few other posts that you might enjoy reading.

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Easy Mocktail Recipes You Will Make On Repeat This Summer

I always remember drinking Shirley Temples as a kid so it’s funny that I am now turning to mocktails. Do you remember getting to order them as a child? It always made me feel so special when we went to dinner and I got to have one. I am sure that I would make myself a much healthier version these days. Ha.

Summer Mocktails

You have to admit that there are certain cocktails that just along with the summer heat. We are always outside at gatherings and BBQ so we want something that is light and refreshing. It’s always so important to stay hydrated in the summertime. So here are my favorite options for those drinks of summer without the alcohol.

Virgin Mojito Mocktail

Photo via @acouplecooks

This recipe has all of the flavors of a great mojito, just without the rum. Who doesn’t love a refreshing mint and lime flavor. I use simple syrup in mine because it is something that I always have on hand. This one is my favorite because it is made with cane sugar versus processed sugars. Get the recipe here.

Watermelon Mint Mocktail

Photo via Eating Well

I don’t know about you, but I love watermelon in the summertime. There’s something about it so it is just the right amount of sweetness. Love that this recipe is just three ingredients. You can also make watermelon juice so that you can enjoy them for a few days or make it to share with others. Click here for this simple, but delicious recipe.

Strawberry Lime Mocktail Margarita

Photo via Jar of Lemons

Who doesn’t love a good strawberry margarita. This one is a great blend of sweet and tangy so it is very refreshing. You will want to make a batch for a day out by the pool or on the lake. This recipe is only five ingredients and one that you can whip up quickly. You can get the recipe here.


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