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Healthy Drinks: Fun Summer Mocktails

summerrecipedrinkalcoholicNewsletterHealth & Wellness • 3 min read • Apr 13, 2012 12:00:00 AM • Written by: Kat Smith


Who said non-alcoholic drinks had to be boring? Freshen up your refreshments with these fun-for-all party drinks! Whether you are throwing a backyard BBQ or hosting a book-club luncheon you can offer your guests beverages that are both fun to drink and healthful.

Raspberry Spritzer


Skip the sugar-laden sodas on hot and steamy days. Instead, try this refreshing and low-calorie alternative.


  • 2 cups seltzer
  • 2/3 cups frozen raspberries
  • 2 sprigs fresh mint
  • 3 ounces raspberry-flavored syrup
  • ice cubes


      Combine seltzer, raspberries, mint and raspberry-flavored syrup in a small pitcher. Pour over ice.

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Watermelon Slush


Combined fresh watermelon with antioxidant-rich pomegranate juice and ice to create this ruby-red summer slushie.


  • 2 cups seedless watermelon cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate juice
  • 1/2 cup ice
  • Watermelon wedge, for garnish


      In blender, combine watermelon, pomegranate juice, and ice cubes. Blend until smooth. Pour into tall glass.

(Provided by: Good Housekeeping)

Lemon-Orange Fizz

blog-Lemon-Orange drink

Add some sparkle to your next party with this bubbly drink.


  • 2 cups orange seltzer
  • 2 tablespoons frozen lemonade
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Lemon wedge, for garnish


      Combine seltzer, lemonade and lemon juice. Rub rim of 2 glasses with lemon wedge and dip in sugar. Fill glasses with ice and top with the seltzer mixture.

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