Here are some more nutritious, non-alcoholic cocktails that pregnant moms can enjoy.
Peel an avocado and cucumber, chop into chunks and place in a blender. Add the parsley and lemon and blend until smooth. Add crushed ice and pour into a martini glass. Add a dash of salt or pepper as needed. Garnish with cucumbers or lemon peel.
Mix blackberries, raspberry lemonade and a cup of plan non-fat yoghurt in a blender. Pour into a glass over ice and enjoy. Garnish with additional blackberries and sprigs of mint if you desire.
Mix five ounces of apple cider with 2 Â½ ounces of ginger beer and mix with ice. Pour into a tall tumbler and serve. If you like you can garnish this with apple or drop a piece of ginger into the bottom of the glass. This is another good mocktail for curing the nausea that can come with pregnancy.
Cut up lemons and place in blenders. Add a couple of spoonfuls of sugar and 560 ml water and blend until smooth. Add 1 egg, mint sprigs and four ice cubes and blend until smooth. Serve in a tall glass over ice or add more ice and pour into a martini glass. Garnish with additional mint.
Pink Panther Cocktail
Mix a bit of milk, a spoon of raspberry jam and a scoop of vanilla ice cream in a blender and give it a quick whiz. Pour over ice in a martini glass and enjoy. This cocktail looks nice garnished with a raspberry.
Combine two ounces of orange juice lemon juice lime juice and a dash of grenadine syrup with one egg yolk in a cocktail shaker. Shake well with ice and pour into a martini glass. Serve with citrus slices as a garnish.
This famous non-alcoholic drink is a simple blend of sugar syrup, lemon juice and ginger ale that is poured over ice in a tall highball glass.
Mix 1 oz of grenadine syrup, 1 oz cranberry juice, a dash of lime juice and fill with ice and club soda. Garnish with a lime and serve.
The Star Virgin
Shake mandarin juice, grapefruit juice and lemonade together. Pour over ice in a tall tumbler and garnish with a wedge of Star Fruit.
Mix six ounces of watermelon juice with six ounce of Sprite. Add a dash of confectioner’s sugar. Shake with ice in a cocktail shaker and then pour into a martini glass. Garnish with watermelon.