Let’s face it, pregnancy isn’t always the easiest, and especially with the holidays coming up we could all use a drink…nonalcoholic, of course! Just because you are pregnant doesn’t mean you shouldn’t have a delicious holiday drink like everyone else. We’ve compiled a list of some amazingly tasty mocktails to help you get in the holiday spirit.
Cranberry Smash Mocktail
¼ cup of fresh cranberries
5 fresh mint leaves
1 lime wedge
1 teaspoon brown sugar
5 ounces ginger ale
Combine the cranberries, mint, lime, and sugar into a cocktail shaker and muddle using a muddling stick or back of a spoon. Add ice and shake. Place into a rocks glass with ice and add ginger ale.
White Chocolate Peppermint Mocktini
3 ounces white hot chocolate
2 ounces peppermint mocha coffee creamer
White chocolate syrup
Crushed peppermints for garnish
Dip the edge of a martini glass in white chocolate syrup and then into the crushed peppermints to garnish the glass. Mix white hot chocolate and coffee cream in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake and strain into glasses.
Holiday Mojito Mocktail with Cranberry and Pomegranate
3 tablespoons sugar
3 tablespoons water
½ cup fresh cranberries
12 sprigs of mint
2 tablespoons lime juice
2 ounces pomegranate juice
1-2 cans of Canada Dry
Combine the sugar, water, and fresh cranberries in a small saucepan and simmer over low heat for five minutes. Set aside and let cool. Add the mint and lime to each glass and muddle together. Add ice. Add in Canada Dry, pomegranate juice and cooled cranberry reduction to each glass. Top with more mint and lime and serve.
Ginger-Cinnamon Apple Cider Mocktail