Superfood Cocktails

The silly season is just around the corner which means parties and over indulging in cakes, cocktails and cheese platters.  It’s no secret that we love to eat over the festive season, but because it’s also bikini season, we’re looking for ways to detox along the way.

Wellness Ambassador of Aboutlife, Vladia Cobrdova has created some Christmas Summer cocktail recipes that are meant to keep you hydrated. Filled with natural super foods, they contain extra antioxidants to keep you feeling healthy and fresh. Plus they help prevent those nasty morning hangovers!

Here are a few recipes:

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Cranberry & Aloe Cooler 

Aloe vera and coconut are both hydrating making a perfect pair to any alcohol
Ingredients:

  • 30mls of Gin
  • 30 mls Coconut water
  • 4 Slices of lemon
  • ½ cup of cranberries
  • 5 Mint leaves
  • ¼ of cucumber chopped up into cubes
  • ½ cup of Sparkling water
  • 15 mls Aloe Vera

Method
In small jar combine ice, gin, lemons, cucumber cubes, mint leaves and cranberries top up with sparkling water.

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Coconut Chia & Mango Daiquiri

Chia seeds are highest plant based source of Omega 3, fibre and protein. Loaded in vit, minerals and anitoxidants
Ingredients:

  • 60 mls of Vodka
  • 1 x freshly juiced Lemon
  • 1 cheek of frozen Mango
  • 150 mls Coconut water
  • 1 table spoon  of Chia seeds
  • 1 teaspoon of chlorophyll

Method
Blend all the ingredients pour into a glass and top with shredded coconut and sprinkle of chia seeds.

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Berry Sparkling Acai Punch 

Acai berries are natures energy boosting superfoods and powerful antioxidants.
Ingredients

  • 1 thinly sliced peach
  • 1 cup raspberries
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 2 freshly juiced lemons
  • 2 tablespoons of coconut sugar
  • 1 bottle champagne or other sparkling white wine
  • 1 tablespoons of acai powder

Method
In a jug, combine ice, peach, raspberries, blueberries, lemon juice, coconut sugar and acai powder. Slowly pour in champagne or other sparkling white wine.

 

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