Healthy Mocktails – Fun and Refreshing

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Drive away the winter cold with some bright, colorful beverages! Healthy mocktails are a great way to relax and treat yourself without consuming alcohol.

These recipes are fun and refreshing whether you’re a teetotaler or a cocktail connoisseur. Plus, they’re full of nutritional benefits – vitamins, antioxidants, and probiotics.

If you have guests or family members under the legal age or who don’t drink, healthy mocktails like these can make them feel more included in the festivities.

Give our recipes a try – you might never open the liquor cabinet again!


Energy-Boosting Pina Colada

🎵 Do you like Pina coladas/and getting caught in the rain? Did you know pina coladas/contain fuel for your brain?🎵

It’s true – when the pina coladas are made with brain-boosting MCT oil. MCTs, or medium-chain triglycerides, are a special type of fat composed from smaller molecules than normal fats. Your body is able to break them down quickly, meaning they don’t get stored as adipose tissue. It also means your body can convert them directly into energy to be used immediately. This is great for fueling your brain, which is otherwise burning carbs for energy. MCT oil is known to produce feelings of fullness, focus, and wellbeing that can last all day.

Pineapple is a great source of dietary fiber, manganese, and vitamin C, all of which are essential for your health.

Our recipe also features potassium and electrolyte-rich coconut water, for the rare cocktail that actually leaves you more hydrated than before.

Here’s how to make them.

Ingredients – makes 2 to 3 mocktails

3 cups chopped pineapple

Tip: A typical pineapple will yield 4-4.5 cups of useable fruit. This will leave you with a good amount left over to garnish with or eat!

1/2 cup ice

1 cup coconut water

1/4 cup MCT oil

1 tbsp. sugar or other sweetener

Tip: Use coconut sugar for a more environmentally friendly sugar that also contains several trace nutrients.

Sliced pineapple for garnish

A dash of cinnamon or cayenne pepper (optional)


Add ice, pineapple chunks, coconut water, and MCT oil to a blender or food processor and blend until smooth. Add sweetener if desired. For a spicy-sweet twist on this classic drink, you can add cinnamon or cayenne pepper to the blend. Pour into tall glasses, garnish with remaining pineapple slices (and a paper umbrella, if you like) and serve.


Kombucha Ginger Sling

Kombucha and ginger combine for a refreshing, gut-health boosting mocktail. This simple recipe uses just two or three ingredients, and features a ton of room to experiment. We recommend using a sweeter, fruit-based kombucha to contrast with the spicy ginger juice.

Ingredients – makes 2 to 3 mocktails

2 cups kombucha of your choice

½ cup ginger juice

Tip: Ginger juice can be squeezed fresh at home (with a juicer) or bought bottled.

½ cup ice

Dried botanicals to garnish (optional)

Tip: Experiment with different garnishes in your mocktail recipes. Use lavender, herbal tea leaves, or dried berries – for inspiration, take a look around in the bulk section.


Add kombucha, ice, and ginger juice to a shaker. Shake well and serve. Garnish your glasses as you like. For added flair, serve in a tall, thin sling glass.


Green Russian

Brilliant green matcha makes this healthy mocktail creamy and comforting. Plus, it’s packed with antioxidants and features a little kick of caffeine.

We recommend using a plant-based milk as the foundation for your Green Russian. This renders the drink accessible to those not consuming dairy, but it also allows the matcha to really shine; milk proteins can block the absorption of matcha’s beneficial compounds.

Ingredients – makes 2 mocktails

2 ½ cups plant-based milk

Tip: Use a richer, fuller plant milk, such as cashew, macadamia, or barista-grade oat milk.

1 ½ tablespoons matcha powder

2 oz cold coffee

Tip: Try to use cold brew coffee. Since we’re only using a little bit, you’ll want your flavor to be as full as possible. Alternatively, use mushroom coffee to achieve an earthy taste and added nutritional benefit.

2 tablespoons sugar or other sweetener

1 pinch cacao powder (optional)

1 cup ice


Warm 2 cups of your milk over low heat. Add the sugar and stir. Next, add the matcha powder and stir until fully dissolved. Remove from heat and set aside.

Next, add ice to your glasses. Once the matcha mixture has cooled, pour into the glasses. Add a quarter cup of the remaining milk to each glass. Pour a splash of cold coffee on top of the milk for a beautiful combination of colors and flavors. For added glamor (and superfood power) dust the top of the mocktail with cacao powder. Serve and enjoy!


Blood Orange Spritzers

Blood oranges are available from December to April, making this mocktail recipe perfect for brightening up the gloomier months. Give this one a try if you need a midwinter pick-me-up.

Blood oranges have a sweeter, more complex flavor than typical oranges. As a result, they lend themselves well to mocktail making; you can incorporate citrus without it overwhelming the other ingredients. They are also high in anthocyanin, a pigment that acts as a powerful antioxidant. Like all citrus, blood oranges are also very high in vitamin C and potassium.

Our mocktail recipe features probiotic soda to add sweetness and a refreshing fizz. The boost to digestive health is a bonus!

Blood orange spritzers are easy to make and even easier to enjoy.

Ingredients – makes 2 mocktails

1/2 cup blood orange juice

Tip: Organically grown blood oranges are available seasonally in our produce section. However, you can juice them at home and freeze the juice for access to delicious blood orange flavor year round!

1 blood orange, cut into thin slices

2 tbsp. lime juice

2 cups probiotic soda

Tip: Choose from a selection of brands and flavors of probiotic soda. Check them out in the cold drinks case. We recommend using flavors that will complement the citrus taste of blood oranges, such as Strawberry Vanilla from Ollipop, Ginger Manzana from Tepache, or Raspberry Rose from Poppi.

Green herbs to garnish (optional)



Mix your blood orange juice and lime juice together, then set aside. Fill glasses halfway with ice. Place a slice of blood orange over the ice. Pour lime juice and blood orange juice mixture into the glass. Fill the remainder of the glass with probiotic soda. Stir gently, and serve. If you like, add a sprig of green herb to the glass for garnish. We recommend mint, thyme, or rosemary. Enjoy!


We hope you enjoy these healthy mocktail recipes!  Feel free to experiment with ingredients, garnishes, and presentation. You’ll be an alcohol-free mixologist in no time!