Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Orange Pomegranate Mocktail

As soon as my friends read this, I’m expecting a good amount of calls, text messages and Facebook Wall posts, all asking the same question….


You made a drink without booze?


Yes, friends – I’m not sure if it’s because I’m maturing, or because I’m getting cheaper by the day – but last week, after a humid, busy day at work, all I wanted was a refreshing beverage and Bravo television. And since I had zero booze in my apartment, I decided to be responsible (by default) and make my first mocktail.

A very simple mocktail, might I add. Three parts POM Wonderful juice, one part orange juice (no pulp) and a handful of frozen blueberries (a.k.a. the “rocks”).

Delicious, refreshing, satisfying and crazy simple. I didn’t even miss the booze.

Is that my phone?

What’s your favorite non-alcoholic beverage to drink in the summertime?

7 comments:

  1. craziness! no really, this looks good. I like to drink sweet tea vodka and lemonade, it doesn't even taste like booze so that counts. ;)

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  2. I love a good summer mocktail - nothing is worse than a hangover on a super hot muggy morning. I've been drinking a lot of pineapple juice with a splash of cran and sparkling water. Ordered it at a bar in Austin, TX and the bartender ended up making them for most of the rest of the bar!

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  3. Jenna, that mocktail sounds delightful, and so refreshing! This one would also be even better with some sparkling water....

    Daisy - Haha!! I like the way you think!

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  4. No matter how old I get, I still love a good Shirley Temple!

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  5. You know if I made a mocktail, I would prob get the same reaction from my friends but I'm with you girl! Every now and then I just want a night without booze haha. This sounds so rereshing!

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  6. I'm loving this idea of a mocktail! Sometimes all I want to do is sit down with a giant glass of chocolate milk watching a marathon on Bravo, too... ;)

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