Make your own mocktails with our quick and simple recipe

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Who needs white beaches and pool loungers when you can make your own mocktail at home? 

Our low-calorie recipe provides a healthy and refreshing alternative to alcohol – and it’s full of fresh flavours that you already have in your kitchen. 

You can even get the kids involved whilst you make it. It’s a great way to teach them simple skills like mixing and chopping – and it’s sure to make fruit fun! 

So bring out your curly straw and sunglasses. It’s about to get berry tasty… 

This recipe serves 1 but can be prepared in a batch. 

Ingredients

  • 1 thickly cut slice of cucumber 
  • A spring of mint 
  • Fresh or frozen red berries 
  • 120ml of diet or sugar-free lemonade 
  • A handful of ice cubes 

Suggested toppings

Add a splash of colour to your mocktail with more berries and cucumber – or try a wedge of citrus and a sprinkling of mint leaves to awaken your senses. 

Method

  1. Cut the cucumber into 1cm thick slices and chop up the mint leaves 
  2. Boil 200ml of water in a pan, before adding the mint and cucumber 
  3. Turn off the heat and let it stand for 2 minutes, then add a small handful of frozen berries 
  4. Let the berries defrost, before crushing them slightly – then strain the mixture into a bowl 
  5. Add 40ml of the berry mix into a tall class, then add some ice and 120ml of lemonade 
  6. Garnish with your choice of toppings, stir and take a long sip!  

Nutritional info

  • Energy 28kcal  
  • Fat 0g  
  • Saturated fat 0g  
  • Sugar 7g  
  • Salt 0.02g  

Sit back, relax and enjoy our tasty, alcohol-free take on a classic summer drink. It’s best enjoyed round the dinner table with the whole family – or during a quiet moment by yourself at the end of the day.   

For other tasty treats and healthy tips, check out our blog. 

22 May, 2024

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