Holidays are a great time to celebrate and drink, but you don’t have to drink alcohol. . . There are many non-alcoholic drinks to choose from.
We have something for everyone, whether you’re sober, cutting down on alcohol for health reasons, or want a family-friendly option.
These non-alcoholic drinks are great for the winter or any time you want to celebrate without drinking alcohol.
Enjoy these six healthy and delicious non-alcoholic drink recipes!
It’s different than a glass of wine to celebrate a special event or cozy up around the fire.
Pour yourself one of these delicious non-alcoholic winter drinks, relax and enjoy.
Golden Milk Latte
Is there anything better than a mug of steaming golden milk to soothe your soul? This delicious concoction from The Minimalist Baker is perfect for winter as it feels indulgent. Its high dose of turmeric also makes it a potent anti-inflammatory. You can enjoy a mug at any time!
Hot “Not Toddy
Have you ever felt that the attraction of a drink comes from the simple act of holding and drinking it? Perhaps not the glass? It’s the ritual that makes it so appealing. This “not toddy” non-alcoholic drink from The Spruce Eats will provide comfort and taste without the hangover.
Mulled Cranberry Apple Cider
This non-alcoholic drink from The Kitchn screams festive holiday cheer and is perfect to enjoy along with a Lifetime holiday film.
You can add alcohol to this recipe, but it is unnecessary.
Ginger Pear Shrub
You can get the same kick and punchiness from alcohol by drinking shrubs, a sophisticated, non-alcoholic beverage that is essentially “drinking wine vinegar” mixed with sugar and fruit.
There are shrub recipes with almost any flavor and fruit, but the Ginger Pear Shrub recipe from Simple Recipes works well because it includes winter fruits and flavors. This recipe for a non-alcoholic cocktail can be stored for several months. Make a batch whenever you want a drink that tastes like a classic cocktail but isn’t.
A kombucha-based mocktail, similar to a shrub, is a great non-alcoholic drink for those who want a stiff cocktail without the alcohol.
Kombucha Mocktails are endlessly adaptable to taste profiles. This Sparkling Cranberry Kombucha Mocktail from Real Food Dietitians is a great example.
Non-Alcoholic Sangria for Winter
This recipe for a non-alcoholic sangria doesn’t try to mimic a real one; it elevates everything with unexpected ingredients such as chai, roasted fruit, and more! This virgin Winter Sangria recipe from IMMAeatTHAT is also a beautiful presentation. It’s the perfect drink to serve on your holiday dinner table.