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Are you planning a party menu? If you're Whole30-ing, pregnant, or breastfeeding, you're most likely not planning to partake in adult beverages. But, we think you still deserve to kick back and put your feet up while sipping a refreshing, healthy drink. We've got you covered in this post with our round up of seven mocktails for mama. Cheers!
Coconut Mojito Mocktail
from Laura of @cookathomemom on Instagram
(makes 2 servings)
½ cup coconut milk
1 small lime
1 can La Croix Lime
15-20 mint leaves
¼ cup flakey sea salt (optional, for salt rims)
TO salt rim the glasses (optional): Cut the lime in half and run one piece along the edge of each glass. Pour sea salt in a shallow dish and dip each glass in.
DIVIDE the mint leaves among 2 tall glasses. Juice the lime and pour half into each glass. Muddle the mint leaves into the lime juice, then pour ¼ cup of coconut milk into each glass.
ADD ice to the glasses, then top off with lime LaCroix until full (be careful as you pour... bubbles!). Garnish with extra lime slices and mint.
from Food Matters
(makes 2 servings)
8 oz fresh strawberries
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
2 cups coconut water
1 cup kombucha (choose your favorite flavor!)
BLEND all ingredients in a blender until smooth. Pour into two glasses. Enjoy!
White Sangria Mocktail
from La Croix
(makes about 4 servings)
4 cans of lemon LaCroix sparkling water (add to taste)
6 oranges (sliced) or substitute 2 cups of orange juice
2 lemons (sliced)
2 limes (sliced)
POUR LaCroix in the pitcher and squeeze the juice wedges from the orange, lemon and lime into the LaCroix.
TOSS in the fruit wedges (leaving out seeds if possible).
CHILL overnight. If you'd like to serve right away, use chilled LaCroix and serve over ice.
Watermelon Lime Slushy
from @smithfamilykitchen on Instagram
1 cup diced watermelon (remove seeds)
Juice from 1 lime
Lime sparkling water
Salt (optional, for salted rim)
RIM glass with salt, if desired.
BLEND watermelon and lime juice. Pour into glass, filling about halfway, and then add sparkling water to fill. Enjoy!
Other options we love:
Check out these potential health benefits just from sipping on this one! Cucumbers and ginger have anti-inflammatory properties, mint is known to ease nausea, and lemons are a refreshing addition that can also support digestion.
This post from Whole30 has SIX mocktail recipes, but don't miss the Lemon Lime Zinger, which uses citrus and ginger to create a refreshing (and potentially nausea relieving) drink.
Our goal at Whole30 HMHB is to give you the information you need about pregnancy nutrition and health without the judgment or fear-mongering that is so commonly directed at expecting mothers. For more information on our program, find us at mamas.whole30.com and on Instagram @Whole30HMHB. We are offering an exclusive discount to Today's Mama's readers. Enter code HMHBLOVESTM to take $40 off a lifetime membership to our program.
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