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10 Delicious Non-Alcoholic Drink Recipes You Can Make Right Now With Ingredients You Probably Already Have In Your Kitchen

John Risby
by John Risby
Published: January 05, 2023 Last updated: November 30, 2023
A family enjoying non-alcoholic drinks together
Non-alcoholic drinks don’t have to be boring. With a little creativity and the right ingredients, you can easily create tasty and satisfying drinks that will keep you occupied and quench your thirst while you stay sober.
These 10 recipes are simple to make, using ingredients that are likely already in your kitchen. Elevate your at-home mixology game with these refreshing and delicious non-alcoholic drink options.
In addition to quenching your thirst, non-alcoholic drinks offer a range of benefits. They’re often lower in calories and sugar compared to alcoholic beverages, making them a healthier choice.
Balancing sweet and sour flavours can be important when making a non-alcoholic drink because it helps to create a drink that is both refreshing and satisfying. Sweet flavours can provide a sense of richness and indulgence, while sour flavours can help to balance out the sweetness and add a refreshing quality to the drink. By finding the right balance of sweet and sour, you can create a drink that is not too sweet or too sour, but rather has a harmonious balance. This can help to make the drink more enjoyable and satisfying.
Carbonation, like in sparkling water or soda, can add a refreshing element. And incorporating fruit and herbs adds flavour and complexity.

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Non-alcoholic drinks don’t have to be boring. By using a balance of sweet and sour flavours, incorporating carbonation, and adding fruit and herbs, you can easily create tasty and satisfying non-alcoholic drinks using ingredients you already have in your kitchen. The key is to experiment and have fun while you find your perfect alcohol-free alternative!
John Risby

About The Author

John Risby
Co-Founder of The Alcohol-Free Shop and John is a recovering alcoholic who stopped drinking in June 2004. Born and raised in Manchester, he now lives in Malaga with his wife and young daughter. He came to terms with being an alcoholic many years ago, but still finds the concept his daughter is Spanish very strange.