Best Summer Mocktails - Alcohol-free drinks that boost your health and to beat the heat
“Cocktails are like a present you give to yourself” – Jimmy Buffet ( American musician, song writer)
As fancy as they may sound Cocktails and mocktails are merely a mixture of fruit juices with added flavours & variation of alcohol content. Well there's always a clone to the original and we thankfully have options to create cocktails without alcohol as well! Cocktails are the best way to mix juices up; ensuring we get the best of all fruits. Plus its the best way to ensure you don’t miss out on the good stuff just because you don’t like the original taste of a particular fruit! Cocktails also bring that extra zing & color to a drink making it more exciting! Let’s start with a few easy cocktails recipes:
The Pinehappy cocktail
This cocktail will keep feeling fuller for a longer time; helps in weight reduction, strengthens your bones & helps fight cancer.
1. 1 cup Pineapple diced
2. 1 cup Apple
3. 2 teaspoons Honey (or) Sugar as per taste
Put all the above in a sports blender & our cocktail is ready. Add ice cubes if required. Brayden Fito 1.0, 300 W Sports Blender with BPA Free Tritan Bottle (400ML) (Pastel Blue)
The Cucumber cocktail:
This cocktail will leave you feeling cooler and refreshed. This helps promote digestion, relieves headaches and keeps body hydrated.
1. 2 Cucumbers deseeded
2. Juice of 2 Limes
3. 3 teaspoons Sugar (as per taste)
4. Sprig of Ginger
Put all the above in a portable blender & our cocktail is ready. Decorate with Mint leaves. Add ice cubes to add that extra “zing” to the drink. Brayden Fito Rush, Portable Power Blender with 4000 mAh Rechargeable Battery and 7.4V Motor with Transparent Glass Jar (330 ml) (Green)
The Blush-ready cocktail:
This cocktail will leave your cheeks and skin blushing! Carrots are known for their skin and hair benefits. Betroorts cleanse blood and liver; again adding to skin benefits.
1. 2 Carrots peeled and cut into small pieces
2. 1/2 Betroot peeled and cut into small pieces
3. 1/4 cup Lime juice
4. 2 Sprigs of Ginger
5. Pinch of salt
6. Pinch of pepper
Put all the above except the lime juice in a blender . Add the lime juice & our cocktail is ready. This is an ideal breakfast drink. Add ice cubes & enjoy it during a warm summer afternoon. Brayden Fito Qwik 2.0, 400 W Power Blender with BPA Free 500ml Tritan Bottle and Transparent Grinding Jar (Blush Red)
The Coral power cocktail:
The benefits of Orange and Carrot come together in this cocktail. This is your daily of Vitamin A & Vitamin C. Benefits include improved skin health, improved immune system that helps fight common cold and flu and better eye sight.
1. 3 Carrots peeled and cut into small pieces
2. 1 Orange peeled & deseeded
3. 2 Sprigs of Ginger
4. 2 teaspoons of honey
5. Mint leaves (optional)
First blend the carrots in a mini juicer , followed by Oranges and ginger. Add few Mint leaves to add to the flavour. Finally add honey and enjoy this vitamin rich drink. Brayden Fito 3.0, 300 W Sports Blender with Two BPA Free Tritan Bottles and Grinding Jar (400ml, 300ml, Pastel Blue)
The Iron Man cocktail:
This cocktail consists of Pomegrante and Apple. Pomogrenate is a rich source of the mineral Iron and help fight Anaemia. While Apple is known for being rich in Vitamin C, it also contains a good quantity of Iron and helps fight Anaemia and weakness.
1. 1 Pomegrenate
2. 1 Apple peeled and cut into small pieces
3. 1 teaspoon salt
4. 3 teaspoons of honey
5. 1 small piece Ginger
Blend the Pomegrenate, Apple & ginger. Remove the juice seperately. Now add salt, honey to this juice. Drink up to boost up your Iron quotient. Brayden Fito Rapid 2.0, 300 W Power Blender with BPA Free 570 ml Tritan Bottle and Transparent Grinding Jar (Blush Red) With so many easy Cocktails, good health is literally just a glass away! So go ahead pick the power blender of your choice and make juicing and blending a part of your daily routine.