7 Refreshing Mocktails For A Happier Hour

If you’re looking for a quick, simple way to cut sugar and empty calories from your diet, cutting back on (or, better yet, eliminating) alcohol is a great place to start. But swearing off booze doesn’t mean you’re doomed to drink club soda. With these healthy, fresh, and guilt-free mocktail mixes, your happy hour just got a whole lot happier.

Ginger Lime Fizz

Inspired by Elana’s Pantry Ginger Lime Mocktail

2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
½ teaspoon freshly zested ginger
5 drops stevia
8 ounces of sparkling water

Stir all ingredients together and pour over ice. Garnish with fresh lime wedge.

Probiotic Lemonade

Inspired by Beet Kvass from Harvest Roots Ferments

2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
5 drops stevia
8 ounces filtered water
1 teaspoon Be Well Probiotic Powder

Stir all ingredients together and pour over ice. Garnish with fresh lemon wedge.

The Chilled Beet

¼ cup Beet Kvass (you can also use beet kombucha)
1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
8 ounces of sparkling water

Stir all ingredients together and pour over ice. Garnish with fresh lemon wedge.

Cooling Cucumber infusion

4 slices of cucumber
Small handful of fresh mint
5 drops liquid stevia
8 ounces filtered water

Muddle 3 slices of cucumber and fresh mint. Mix with water and stevia, and pour over ice. Garnish with slice of cucumber and sprig of fresh mint.

Summer Sangria

¼ cup fresh berries
1 slice fresh orange
10 ounces sparkling water

Muddle half of berries and 1 slice orange, and mix with sparkling water. Pour over ice. Stir in remaining berries. Garnish with a fresh lime wedge.

Guilt-free Margarita

½ teaspoon fresh lemon juice
½ teaspoon fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon freshly squeezed grapefruit juice
10 ounces sparkling water
5 drops stevia (optional)
Sea salt (optional)

Salt rim of glass (optional). Stir all ingredients together and pour over ice. Garnish with fresh lime wedge.

Simple Digestif Mocktail

8 ounces sparkling water
¼ teaspoon flavored bitters, like Urban Moonshine

Stir all ingredients together and pour over ice. Garnish with fresh lime wedge and a sprig of fresh herb.

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