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Holiday Mocktails: Cheers to That!

Candy cane mocktail
'Tis the season to be jolly—with or without alcohol! Since you're pregnant, it's going to have to be without. So here are three fab family recipes that will get you into the holiday spirit without actually adding spirits!

Candy Cane Crush

2 oz. strawberry soda or punch

4 dashes of white non-alcoholic crí¨me de menthe

2 ½ oz. cranberry juice

Candy cane

Place crushed candy canes on a saucer. Wet the outside of the rim of a chilled martini glass with water. Hold the glass by the stem and rotate to coat with candy. In a shaker, add all ingredients with ice and shake. Strain into glasses.

Apple Cider Mocktini

Apple cider mocktail

½ cup apple cider

¼ cup orange juice

Splash of pomegranate juice

Cinnamon stick

Shake in a chilled martini shaker; pour into a martini glass and add a cinnamon stick for garnish.


Cranberry mocktail
Cranberry Dream

6 oz. cranberry juice cocktail

1 oz. orange juice

Club soda or Sprite

Orange wedge

Pour chilled cranberry juice cocktail and orange juice into a glass and top with club soda or Sprite. Garnish with orange wedge.

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Images of Candy Cane Crush, Apple Cider Mocktini, and Cranberry Dream courtesy of Shutterstock.


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