Delicious cocktails don’t have to be alcoholic. Whether you’re catering for a guest who is driving home or you simply feel like something lighter, here are a few recipe ideas for some delicious and healthy non-alcoholic drinks.
- 1 litre cranberry juice
- 1 sachet The Best Mulled Wine Spices (including 2 cinnamon sticks)
- 1 orange, peeled and diced
Pour the cranberry juice into a pan with the spices, 1 cinnamon stick and orange. Warm gently for 10 minutes, without boiling. Serve immediately with the cinnamon stick.
- 150g blueberries
- 150g strawberries
- 300ml 'Schweppes' Slimline Tonic Water
Place the blueberries and hulled strawberries in a liquidiser and a little tonic water. Blend until smooth then top up with the remaining tonic water. Serve over ice, if preferred.
- 200ml clear apple juice
- 200ml Canada Dry Slimline Ginger Ale
- Juice of 1 lime
- 1 lime cut into pieces to decorate, if preferred
Fill small tumblers with ice and pour in the apple juice. Add the lime juice and top with ginger ale. Serve with a twist of lime.
- 150ml tomato juice
- Tabasco sauce
- Worcestershire sauce
- Fresh lemon juice
- Celery salt and pepper
- To garnish, a stick of celery and a wedge of lime
Shake all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker. Serve in a tall glass over ice. Garnish with a celery stick and a wedge of lime.
- Pineapple juice
- Coconut milk
Place a couple of handfuls of ice and 2 parts of pineapple juice to 1 part of coconut milk into a blender. Blend and pour into a chilled Martini glass.
- 150ml Cranberry juice
- 150ml Grapefruit juice
- 1 piece of lime
Pour the cranberry and grapefruit juice into a tall glass half filled with ice. Stir and garnish with a piece of lime.
- 1/2 cantaloupe melon
- 500ml 'The Best' Grape and Melon juice, chilled
- Melon pieces and grapes to serve
Cut a cantaloupe melon in half. Scoop out seeds and pulp most of the flesh in a liquidiser and add the chilled grape and melon juice. Pour into 6 tall tumblers with ice. Serve with melon pieces and halved grapes on a stick.