20 Best Healthy Mocktails

Celebrations often include family dinners, edible gift-giving, reflection and enjoying precious moments with our loved ones – as well as treats and boozy cocktails. Excess alcohol places pressure on the liver, impacts blood sugar, and can leave you with a killer hangover the next day. Why not skip the pain and try healthy mocktails instead?

Mocktails are highly underrated beverages. By using whole ingredients like fruits, natural sweeteners, herbs, bitters or fermented foods, you can blend or infuse a healthy mocktail that is so delicious no one will miss that booze.

And so, here are our 20 Best Healthy Mocktails. We hope you enjoy clinking glasses and sipping some of this goodness!

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20 Best Healthy Holiday Mocktails

Mulled Wine Mocktail

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Mulled Wine Mocktail by Heal Me Delicious

Don’t let the name fool you – this drink is completely non-alcoholic. The combination of juices, fruit and spices (plus the bright red colour) makes this recipe one of the most refreshing healthy mocktails around.

Ginger Pear Cider with Vanilla Bean

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Ginger Pear Cider with Vanilla Bean by The First Mess

A delicious twist on traditional cider that uses pears instead of apples, a boost of anti-inflammatory ginger and the sweetness of vanilla bean. No press needed – this is a blend ‘n strain situation, which makes is super easy.

Strawberry Orange Mango Kombucha Cocktails

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Strawberry Orange Mango Kombucha Cocktails by The Roasted Root

Kombucha is a fermented beverage and it actually has a faint boozy scent and odour to it, making it a perfect ingredient for non-alcoholic healthy mocktails. We love how this recipe tempers the fermented sourness of the kombucha with bright, sweet fruits.

Blueberry Lavender Fauxito

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Blueberry Lavender Fauxito by Wife Mama Foodie

A gorgeous take on a non-alcoholic mojito using blueberries, lavender, lime and mint. A family-friendly recipe that has the digestive boost of mint and lime, as well as the nervous-system supportive properties of lavender. Perhaps this healthy mocktail is the answer to family squabbles?

Jasmine Ginger Iced Green Tea

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Jasmine Ginger Iced Green Tea by Kingfield Kitchen

Everyone probably has a box of antioxidant-rich green tea in the cupboard, right? Brew up a batch and chill it to make this delicious and refreshing mocktail.

Strawberry Basil Smash Drink

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Strawberry Basil Smash Drink by Life and Lemons (*Culinary Nutrition Expert)

These healthy mocktails combine the potent flavour combo of strawberry and basil, and you get to have fun muddling them. Win-win!

Homemade Fruit Punch

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Homemade Fruit Punch by Consciously Kosher (*Culinary Nutrition Expert)

This fruit punch is a beautiful addition to any celebration or meal, or just because you want to treat yourself.

Red Wine Vinegar + Champagne Vinegar Shrubs

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Red Wine Vinegar + Champagne Vinegar Shrubs by The Everyday Chef + Wife

These two recipes using tart vinegar and digestive bitters are incredible pre-dinner digestifs that will help you get those digestive juices flowing. (And if you’re looking for good bitters, we suggest this one.)

Refreshing Cucumber Lemonade

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Refreshing Cucumber Lemonade by Maya Kitchenette

This is a vibrant and tangy drink that is packed with lemons and cucumber – two amazing sources of cold and flu-fighting Vitamin C. So it’s a refreshing drink and immune booster wrapped up into one!

Spiced Pumpkin Seed Maple Horchata

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Spiced Pumpkin Seed Maple Horchata by The Bojon Gourmet

This creamy and fragrantly spiced horchata uses a mix of rice, almonds and pumpkin seeds to create an amazing vegan alternative to eggnog. It’s a light and refreshing way to celebrate!

Probiotic Strawberry Soda

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Probiotic Strawberry Soda by Fermented Food Lab

This mocktail recipe bottles up strawberry puree with water kefir (or coconut water kefir) so it gets nice and bubbly. With its probiotics that help with immunity and digestion, this healthy drink is an exponentially better alternative to typical sodas.

Lemongrass Ginger Mockito

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Lemongrass Ginger Mockito by Francoise la Prune

This tangy, zippy and slightly spicy drink is sure to brighten your day.

Healthy Grapefruit Paloma Mocktail

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Healthy Grapefruit Paloma Mocktail by All The Healthy Things

Got five minutes? Then you can mix up this utterly quick and easy healthy mocktail – it’s a single serving, but you can double, triple or quadruple (or more!) for additional servings.

Sober Festive Sangria

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Sober Festive Sangria by Use Your Noodles

This beautiful sangria is so full of fruits and flavourful spices like cinnamon, clove, star anise, peppercorn and ginger that you won’t even notice there isn’t any alcohol in it.

Sobolo: Spiced Hibiscus Drink


Sobolo: Spiced Hibiscus Drink by The Canadian African

Learn how to make this stunning, spiced and nutrient-packed drink from West Africa – it’s rich in antioxidants, plus it’s wonderful for digestion.

Pomegranate Sparklers

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Pomegranate Sparklers by Simple Bites

These three-ingredient healthy mocktails are extremely kid-friendly, making them a great option for the little ones when they’re ready to shout, “Cheers!”.

Blueberry Ginger Bellini

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Blueberry Ginger Bellini by Self-Proclaimed Foodie

A sweet bellini with a kick of spicy bite from the ginger. No chemicals, no fake drink mixes. Just pure blueberry bliss.

Cucumber Mint Fruit Cooler

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Cucumber Mint Fruit Cooler by Yes to Yolks

This delightful green mix of cucumber, green grapes, lime, mint and kimi is naturally sweet enough that you don’t need to use any added sugar. Love it!

Pomegranate, Mint + Rose Spritz

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Pomegranate, Mint + Rose Spritz by The Healthy Hunter

This drink includes a recipe for a Middle Eastern-inspired homemade syrup with pomegranate molasses and sumac. We could probably drizzle that syrup on anything, but it’s amazing in these festive-looking healthy mocktails.

Cranberry Spice Tea

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Cranberry Spice Tea by Gourmande in the Kitchen

Who needs cranberry sauce when this tart and delicately spiced tea is on the scene? We adore that this recipe has stovetop or slow cooker options – and it can be served chilled. It’s a multi-faceted healthy mocktail!

20 Best Healthy Holiday Mocktails

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