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3 Fruity Mocktails as Good as the Real Thing

Drinks don’t have to be alcoholic to taste like a refreshing cocktail. Whether you’re a momma-to-be or looking for something lighter, try these three Fruity Mocktails that are just as delicious! Featuring margarita, paloma, and mojito alternatives, these recipes mix ingredients ranging from lemon-lime soda to fruit juices, that bring refreshing to a whole new level. 

Mom-garita

IMAGE SOURCE: IAN TILGHMAN
IMAGE SOURCE: IAN TILGHMAN

At your next event, introduce your guests to this non-alcoholic makeover to everyone’s favorite drink: the margarita. It combines citrus juices for a flavor match made in heaven.

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Makes: 1

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces lemon-lime soda
  • 1 ounce orange juice
  • 1 ounce lime juice
  • Kosher salt
  • Ice
  • 1 slice orange
  • 1 slice lime 

Directions

  1. Mix lemon-lime soda, orange juice, and lime juice together. 
  2. Rim glass with kosher salt.
  3. Pour your mixture over ice and top with lime and orange slices on rim. 

Faux-loma

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If you’re in search for something different than your typical mocktail, give this faux-loma a try! Without compromising the beloved grapefruit and lime juices of a paloma, this beverage brings an alcohol-free twist that is sure to provide a refreshing surprise.

IMAGE SOURCE: IAN TILGHMAN
IMAGE SOURCE: IAN TILGHMAN

Makes: 1

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces lemon-lime soda
  • 1 1/2 ounces grapefruit juice
  • 1/2 ounce lime juice
  • Ice
  • 1 slice grapefruit 

Directions

  1. Mix lemon-lime soda, grapefruit juice, and lime juice together.
  2. Pour over ice and top with grapefruit slice on rim. 

Faux-jito

IMAGE SOURCE: IAN TILGHMAN
IMAGE SOURCE: IAN TILGHMAN

You can never go wrong with a thirst-quenching drink, and this mojito alternative does just the trick! Each sip will bring an irresistible taste of minty, yet fruit-filled flavors.

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IMAGE SOURCE: IAN TILGHMAN

Makes: 1

Ingredients

  • 4 raspberries
  • Handful of mint leaves
  • Pinch of sugar
  • 2 lime slices
  • Ice
  • Lemon-lime soda
  • 2 lime wheels

Directions

  1. Place raspberries and mint leaves in a glass.
  2. Sprinkle sugar and squeeze lime slices.
  3. Muddle mint and raspberries.
  4. Add ice and top with lemon-lime soda.
  5. Drop lime wheels into glass and stir. 
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