Three Non-Alcoholic St. Paddy’s Day Drinks
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1 blood orange, quartered
1 jalapeño, sliced, seeds removed if desired
4 large limes, juiced
6 tablespoon simple syrup
1 12-ounce. can lime-flavored sparkling water
Optional – 1 Tbsp. coarse salt for the rim, 1 drop green food coloring
If a salt rim is desired, rub some lime juice along the rim and dip in coarse salt
In a glass, add a few jalapeño slices and press down with a muddler or spoon. Leave the jalapeño slices in there if you desire a spicier aftermath. Add ice, squeeze a quarter wedge of blood orange and 1 lime. Add 1 ½ tablespoons of simple syrup and stir well. Adjust sweetness if desired. Top with lime sparkling water. Stir in 1 drop of green food coloring if desired. Cheers!
5 English cucumbers ends trimmed, chopped, reserve a few slices for garnish
1⁄3 cup fresh lime juice
1⁄2 cup mint leaves
1⁄3 cup sugar
11⁄2 cup filtered water
Add all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
Pour contents over a fine mesh sieve over a bowl and pour the blender contents through. Press using a spoon or spatula to ensure as much liquid as possible is pushed through. Taste and adjust sugar according to taste. Serve sieved liquid divided among 4 ice-filled glasses. Garnish with mint and a cucumber slice. Cheers!
6 kiwi fruit peeled and roughly diced, plus 1 kiwi sliced for garnish
1 cup coconut water
2 12-ounce cans pineapple sparkling water
1⁄3 cup agave nectar or sugar to taste (more or less depending on the sweetness of the kiwi)
Place kiwi and lime juice in a blender and blend until smooth.
Divide mixture among 4 ice-filled glasses and top with pineapple sparkling water. Garnish with a kiwi slice. Cheers!