Category: Other Drinks + Mocktails

Blood Orange-Pomegranate Mocktail

Blood Orange-Pomegranate Mocktail

This blood orange-pomegranate mocktail with a touch of turmeric is not only seasonal, it’s hands-down delicious. For all my non-drinkers out there, this recipe is a must try.  Lightly sweet and bubbly, this beauty is not only nice to look at, it might even be […]

Peruvian Chicha Morada

Peruvian Chicha Morada

Unless you’ve traveled to Peru, chances are you have never tasted chicha morada. I have Erik Burmeister to thank for introducing me to this delicious Peruvian speciality. Chicha morada is a non-alcoholic Peruvian beverage made from purple corn called “maiz morado“.  “Chicha” is common in […]

Agua Fresca Three-Ways: Pineapple, Strawberry-Cantaloupe And Peach-Mango

Agua Fresca Three-Ways: Pineapple, Strawberry-Cantaloupe And Peach-Mango

I don’t believe I had ever heard of agua fresca until I came to California. Popular in both Mexico and the United States, “agua fresca” is Spanish for “cool water” and is just that–a cool, water-based drink with various flavor combinations. You can blend fruits, […]

Sparkling Orange-Carrot Mocktail

Sparkling Orange-Carrot Mocktail

My fascination with mocktails continues.  I’m not typically a juice drinker, so coming up with mocktail recipes on the less-sweet side has been a fun project.  This recipe for a sparkling orange-carrot mocktail took me some time to fine-tune, but it’s winner and super refreshing […]

A Raspberry-Pineapple Protein Slushy For Spring

A Raspberry-Pineapple Protein Slushy For Spring

Sometimes a smoothie just doesn’t cut it. So I’m mixing it up a bit with this raspberry-pineapple protein slushy and it’s perfect for the Spring and Summer months. I thought a bright, fruity, protein slushy might be just what I needed to kick-start my Spring and […]

A Refreshing Blueberry-Rosemary Lemon Mocktail

A Refreshing Blueberry-Rosemary Lemon Mocktail

Not everyone drinks alcohol.  I know many people who won’t touch the stuff, including because of personal preferences or health reasons (including allergies).  Whatever the reason, there are now an increasing number of flavorful “mocktails,” as cocktails without alcohol have been cleverly named.  Mocktails are […]