Are you a teetotaler? Maybe just taking a break from booze? There are hundreds, if not thousands, of recipes for non-alcoholic cocktails, punches, spritzers, mulled drinks, and cordials on the ‘net, but this is a list of well-reviewed non-alcoholic brands for some pre-made drinking pleasure.
FLAVORED SPARKLING WATERS
bubly (apple, cherry, grapefruit, lemon, lime, mango, orange, strawberry)
LaCroix Sparkling Water… Read more
2 cups homemade cashew milk or Silk Cashew Milk (yummy & rich!)
½ cup Trader Joe’s extra thick and creamy Coconut Cream
⅓ cup raw cashews (soaked overnight or for at least 30 minutes)
—Cashews are optional, but important if you leave out the coconut cream
4-6 Medjool dates
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg… Read more
I like for one of my meals—usually breakfast—to be a smoothie made with veggies and fruit. I also add one superfood powder: 1 ounce of one of the following–spirulina powder, unsweetened cocoa powder, wheatgrass powder, or a vegan protein powder.
First, choose 4—6 ounces of some good dense, fibrous greens
Add 4—6 ounces of high-volume watery ingredients, like—
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Cool, refreshing, mint-lime goodness!
Summertime Virgin Mojito
1 part simple syrup
1-1/2 parts lime juice
6 mint leaves, whole (do not shred)
1 sprig mint
To make a simple syrup, add equal parts coconut sugar and water, heat until the sugar dissolves into the water, and allow to cool.
To create the drink, muddle* the lime juice, mint … Read more
Here’s a delicious, milk-free, low fat, processed-sugar-free, hot cocoa recipe that still manages to hit all the right chocolate-y notes. Yay!
Vegan Hot Cocoa
1 cup vanilla-flavored almond milk
2 teaspoons organic unsweetened cocoa powder (I use Rapunzel Pure Organic Cocoa Powder)
1 teaspoon (or more) pure maple syrup
Heat almond milk. Add cocoa powder and maple syrup … Read more