Labor Day Mocktails

This year’s close of summer holiday will likely feel different compared to years past. Even so, it doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the long weekend with a delicious mocktail made by some of the season’s best ingredients. Check out my two Labor Day mocktails that will add a little sparkle to any quiet weekend!

Peach Cucumber Margarita

Ingredients:

  • 1 peach, peeled and sliced
  • 6 cucumber slices, skin removed
  • 10 basil leaves
  • 3 oz. lemon juice
  • 4 oz. honey syrup
  • 4 oz water
  • ½ C ice
  • Splash of club soda

Directions:

  1. In a drink shaker, add peach and cucumber slices, basil and lemon juice. Muddle until well broken down.
  2. Add honey syrup, water and ice. Shake well.
  3. Pour through fine mesh strainer into margarita glass.
  4. Optional: top with a splash of club soda.
  5. Garnish with a cucumber slice.

Lemon Blueberry Martini

Ingredients:

  • ¾ C blueberries
  • 4 cucumber slices, skin removed
  • 3 oz. lemon juice
  • 4 oz. honey syrup
  • 4 oz. water
  • ½ C ice

Directions:

  1. In a drink shaker, add blueberries, cucumber slices and lemon juice. Muddle until well broken down.
  2. Add honey syrup, water and ice. Shake well.
  3. Pour through a fine mesh strainer into martini glass.
  4. Garnish with 2-3 blueberries in bottom of glass.

Recipes by Erin Pellegrin RD, LDN with the help of Jason K.

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