One of the simplest ways to cut calories and lose weight without much effort is by simply curbing your alcohol intake. And whether you’re hosting a party or just hanging out with your friends, it’s always nice to have some delicious alcohol-free options ready, so your sober friends don’t have to resort to soda while the rest of you drink fancy cocktails.
Share the fun with these easy and fun alcohol-free recipes that will keep you on track.
1. Alcohol-Free Moscow Mules
To make this drink, you’ll need lime juice, ginger beer, simple syrup, sparkling water and ice cubes. It’s an alcohol-free twist on a classic cocktail that will be sure to please your friends. Get the full recipe here.
2. Blueberry-Orange Orange Infused Water
This drink is perfect if you’re looking for a refreshing low-calorie beverage. It’s much healthier than drinking a soda or other sugary drinks, and it’s just classy enough to pass as a cocktail. Get the full recipe here.
3. Alcohol-Free Sangria
If you love the classic Spanish cocktail, you’ll love this alcohol-free version, too It involves lots of citrus fruits and is criminally delicious and refreshing. Get the full recipe here.
4. Fizzy Pineapple Limeade
Made with lots of pineapple and lime goodness, plus a bit of basil and mint, this is a tasty afternoon treat that your friends will love. Plus, it’s easy to spike with alcohol, if some guests prefer it that way. Get the full recipe here.
5. Cranberry Rosemary Refresher
If you have a juicer, make this cocktail to please the cranberry lovers in your life. Garnished with rosemary, this fancy drink will fit right in with all your other party concoctions. Get the full recipe here.
6. Asian Pear Sparkler
Pears may not be the first fruit you think of when making cocktails, but you’d be surprised at how delicious they can be. This recipe involves fresh pears (which are best when they’re in season) infused with nutmeg, ginger and rosemary. Garnish it with a slice of pear on the rim of the glass to add a fancy touch. Get the full recipe here.
7. Thai Iced Tea
You’ve probably already had this at a Thai food restaurant, but you might not know how easy it is to make at home. Get the full recipe here and get your creamy goodness on.
8. Mexican Limeade
This recipe is super easy to make, and totally addicting. If you make it for a party, be careful not to have a glass beforehand, or you might just be tempted to drink the whole batch. Get the full recipe here.
9. Millionaire Sour
This drink is delicious with or without alcohol. It’s made with lemon syrup, grenadine, lemon slices and cherries, and you’re going to love it. Get the full recipe here.
10. Arizona Sunset
A pretty drink reminiscent of a desert sunset, this cocktail is very simple to make, and will cool you off after a hot day. Get the full recipe here.