Who says Galentine’s Day has to come just once a year? Turn any day into Galentine’s Day, and celebrate with fab, fun mocktails! (Not to mention they make a great addition to any Valentine’s Day celebration too.) Whether you’re planning a girls’ night in, a romantic evening, or getting in some seriously needed you-time, these GEM-my mocktails are your ticket to good-for-you indulgence!
What’s the Buzz About Mocktails?
Mocktails, virgin drinks, zero proof refreshments—whatever you’re calling them, thesedrinks are all the rage! Imagine all the fun and flavor of your favorite cocktail, minus the empty calories and icky morning feeling that comes with alcohol – No Thankyou! That’s a mocktail for you. Whether you’re under 21, expecting or simply focusing on your health, mocktails are the perfect inclusive, guilt-free choice!
And when it comes to making your perfect mocktail, there are no rules! (Our pro tip: load your concoction with ingredients your body will thank you for.) We’ve got some sparkling GEM-inspired recipes to kickstart your adventure that not only look great but pack a nutritional punch, keep you hydrated and leave you hangover-free. Plus, they’re downright delicious!
Recipe 1: Espresso Martini, GEM-style!
Whether you’re feeling fancy in the morning or need a caffeine buzz before a night out, our Espresso Martini mocktail is a go-to choice. It combines the robust flavors of our cold brew concentrate with the creaminess of our house-made cashew milk—a non-dairy option that doesn’t skimp on taste. This smooth concoction isn’t just an energy booster; it’s also nutritious. Not to mention the switch to cashew milk comes with additional vitamins and minerals, and less inflammatory properties enhancing the health benefits of your drink!
- 2 parts of our cold brew
- 1 part creamy cashew milk
- A teaspoon of maple syrup
- A dash of ground vanilla bean
Shake up these ingredients over ice in a cocktail shaker, then strain into your favorite glass. The result? A frothy, energizing mocktail that will keep you coming back for another!
Recipe 2: Solid Gold Fizz
SPICE IT UP with this refreshing, low-sugar sip that promises no regrets the morning after! This mocktail blends the antioxidants and fiber of celery juice with a Kung Fu-kick of our Immunity shot (packed with ginger, turmeric, lemon, and adaptogenic drops). It’s a choice your body (and your girlfriends!) will thank you for any day.
- Half cup of GEM Cold Pressed Celery juice
- Half a shot of our GEM Immunity shot (turmeric, ginger, lemon)
- A drizzle of raw honey
- Sparkling water
- Jalapeño slices
Pour celery juice, Immunity shot, raw honey into glass and mix. Add sparkling water to taste and garnish the top with jalapeno slices! Packs a serious party punch!!
Mocktails are way more than just a trend; they’re a smart choice for anyone looking to prioritize their health while still having a good time. Grab your girls and swing by the GEM this week to pick up the best all organic ingredients for your next Mocktail. This Galentine’s Day, let’s build each other up and make healthy decisions fun! Cheers to good health, friendships, and LOTS of laughter!