5 Frozen, Fun Mocktails for the Summer
Summer and frozen, cooling, refreshing drinks go hand in hand. Thinking about summer always conjures an image of kicking back on a beach under a grassy umbrella with a frozen drink with a tiny umbrella in my hand. One of life’s simple pleasures is a cool drink on a hot day. And whether you’re a teetotaller or you just don’t like the dehydrating effects of booze on a sweaty day doesn’t mean that you should have to go without.
Whether you’re throwing a summer jamboree with little ones or you just want to offer your guests options, these five frozen drinks are perfect for any soiree you might throw this summer.
If you’ve got a La Croix addiction, this will be right up your alley. This take is a frozen pineapple strawberry lemonade, but why you could use any frozen fruit you have in your freezer to get a tasty and refreshing drink perfect for the poolside. (via Shaken Together)
Do you remember those popsicles you could buy from ice cream trucks that were orange with a white center and taste like summer? Now you can have that popsicle in drink form. It’s just a simple mix of vanilla ice cream and orange soda so there’s no reason to not indulge. (via Noshing with the Noland)
This doesn’t get much simpler than some frozen pineapple, lemonade, and ice, but you’ve got a delicious concoction that’s sure to please all your party guests. These are the kind of supplies you can keep on hand at all times and whip up at a moment’s notice to make yourself look like the most put-together host or hostess without all the hassle of making a fussy, messy drink. (via Sober Julie)
Nothing screams summer like peaches. From peach pie to peach cobbler, to this delicious peach bellini mocktail, it’s important to take advantage of peach season before it’s over. Cool, refreshing, and the perfect accompaniment to a BBQ or potluck. Yum! (via Spicy Southern Kitchen)
If you want to get into mixology, but without the alcohol, this should be your first stop. With an easy recipe to create your own blueberry simple syrup, this drink is full of fresh flavors and ingredients. It’s the kind of drink you can enjoy without feeling guilty or, worse, experience a sugar crash afterwards. (via Musely)