To all those already with a bun in the oven, trying to become mamas and to all who are in the midst of nursing newborns, not being able to have a drink - especially in the midst of a GLOBAL PANDEMIC can be a pain. What one would give for an expresso martini¬†ūüė≥

But don't worry we are here to help and we have 3 delicious mocktails to share with you and trust us you won't even miss the alcohol! These mocktails are super delicious that even your non pregnant mates will want to swap their regular Zoom cocktails for yours. 


Raspberry Mint Limeade

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  • 2 cups (320g) frozen raspberries

  • 1 1/2 (375ml)cups water

  • ¬ľ¬† cup (40g) cane sugar

  • 8 mint sprigs, plus more for garnish

  • 1 cup (250ml) freshly squeezed lime juice

  • 3 cups (750ml) soda water


Place frozen raspberries in a saucepan. Add water and sugar then bring to a simmer reducing to medium heat. Simmer, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes until berries are very soft and almost dissolved. Stir in the mint sprigs, then remove pan from heat. Let cool, and discard mint. Strain and discard solids. Stir in lime juice. 

Divide juice among 6 glasses then top with soda water and mint sprigs.

Non Alcoholic Sangria 


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  • 4 cups white grape juice (1l)

  • 1/4 cup blueberries (40 g) + 3/4 cup blueberries (120 g)

  • 1 cup orange juice (250 ml)

  • Juice of 1 lime + 2 limes

  • 2 oranges

  • 2 bananas

  • 2 peaches


Blend the white grape juice with 1/4 cup blueberries. Pour this liquid mixture in a jar or bowl.Add the orange and the lime juice. Stir until well mixed.

Place ice in a jar, add the liquid mixture, the chopped fruits (2 oranges, 2 bananas, 2 limes and 2 peaches) and 3/4 cup of blueberries. 

Let it stand in the fridge for about 2 hours, then serve  

Photo: Simple Vegan Blog 


Ginger Basil Grapefruit Mimosa


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  • 1 grapefruit

  • Additional grapefruit for garnish

  • 3 cans of ginger ale

  • ¬ľ cup (250ml)basil simple syrup

  • Handful of fresh basil


Juice one large grapefruit.Fill a pitcher halfway with ice. Pour the ginger ale, Basil syrup and grapefruit juice and mix well. 

Photo: One Two Simple Cooking


The sun is shining, you have your drink in hand, all that's left is your garden attire ...

The Bow Tie Dress really is the perfect accompaniment

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