Is the Summer getting too hot to handle? FYE has got you covered! For most students, Summer means catching up with electives, taking summer classes, completing their co-op, and saving money for tuition through full-time work. All of this can quite often be very stressful and daunting. The heat takes the best of the already piled-up tension with rising temperatures. Make the best of the remaining beach days with these three easy Instagram-worthy mocktail recipes this Summer with FYE. A detailed recipe with an ingredient list is provided below. Now pick your favorite concoction (Mocktail) and let’s get formulating!
- Virgin Berry
If you are someone who is all about berries, then this drink is specially formulated for you! Our Digital Content Creator’s very own take on the mocktail game using only fresh ingredients is not one to miss!
- 4 Strawberries
- ¼ blueberries
- ¼ raspberries
- 2 tbsp lemon juice (optional)
- Honey (optional)
- Mint leaves
- sprite/sparkling water
- Ice Cubes
Now it’s time to make a jam packed mocktail with these fruits that will make you feel berry good! To start off this fruity goodness, let’s grab and wash four strawberries, ¼ blueberries, and ¼ raspberries!
After, let’s add them in our trusty blender, along with three mint leaves and one cup of sprite or sparkling water~ for that extra boost! Pro tip: If you really want to hype up your mocktail game, try adding 2 tbsp lemon juice and one tablespoon of honey! These optional ingredients are game changers!
Just top off the drink with ½ cup of ice and blend away!~ At least until the consistency is smooth and clear with a rich berry aroma. Once your beverage is all blended, your pear-fect Virgin Berry beverage awaits and can be enjoyed!
- Kiwi Mojito
If you missed the ecstatic vacation to the Caribbean this Summer, then this mocktail is right up your alley! Treat yourself to this classic uptake of a mojito with a kiwi fusion that sets you sunbathing on a relaxing sandy beach.
- 2 Kiwis, chopped
- Cucumber, sliced (optional)
- 1 lemon
- Mint leaves
- Sparkling/Soda water
- Ice Cubes
The first step is to use two kiwis, peel the skin off and chop them in half slices. At this stage, feel free to add some cucumbers to the party as well~ it’s completely optional though! Now it’s time to squeeze the day! We can add one lemon by cutting it in half and grabbing our trusty juicer to squeeze the lemon juices and pour them into our blender!
It’s now time to wash off three mint leaves and add them into this beverage, as well as one tablespoon of honey. You’re doing great! Remember that you hold the kiwi to unlock the mojito deliciousness that awaits!
Let’s go onto adding one cup of sparkling water or our favourite bubbly soda water, along with one cup of ice cubes and now we can start blending until the beverage is in a smooth liquid form! And ta-da! Just like that you can officially say you're a barista pro and start enjoying your own Kiwi Mojito that takes you away!
- Virgin Pina Colada
We can’t miss the classics, now can we? This mocktail favorite combines the delicate flavors of coconut and pineapple to form a smooth and refreshing drink that quenches your thirst this Summer! Try this super easy 3 ingredient recipe and let us know how it turned out.
- ¾ Coconut milk
- ¾ Pineapple juice
- ¼ Ice
- 2 tablespoons Brown Sugar (optional)
This colada goodness can be easily made and enjoyed! You could start by grabbing ¾ of Coconut flavored milk and ¾ of Pineapple juice and pouring it into your blender.
You’re off to a grape start! To ramp up your mocktail, let’s add about ¼ of ice and if you really want to impress with this mocktail; add in 2 tablespoons Brown Sugar, then blend away until the consistency is smooth.
Once you complete that, grab your favorite cup, pour that Virgin Pina Colada goodness inside, take a sip and feel refreshed!