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10+ Mother’s Day Mocktails

Mother’s Day mocktails! Mother’s Day is the perfect time to serve breakfast in bed or a delicious brunch and all of these fabulous non-alcoholic drinks are the perfect addition! We love serving up our gluten-free cinnamon rolls with our best ebelskiver recipe, gluten-free hash brown casserole and fresh fruit for the BEST Mother’s Day breakfast. […]

4th of July Drinks & Mocktails

These 4th of July drinks and mocktails are festive in red, white and blue and so easy to make! We’ve included our favorite non-alcoholic red, blue and white wine sangria recipe that can be made in under 10 minutes and will be a crowd pleaser. Red, Blue and White Mocktail I’ve been wanting to make […]

20+ Summer Mocktails + Raspberry Mocktail Recipe

Summer mocktails are the ultimate drink experience! These drinks have more pizzaz than soda or flavored water but none of the alcohol that cocktails contain. So you can drink up without worrying about the after affects. Use our raspberry simple syrup to create this easy and delicious raspberry tom collins mocktail (recipe in card at […]

Grapefruit Mocktail with Rosemary and Honey

This grapefruit mocktail with rosemary and honey is a family friendly drink that is both beautiful and delicious. This spring, cool down with our tasty and citrusy drink. The kids will enjoy it as much as the adults. Like our non-alcoholic mimosa, it embodies all the flavors of spring. The grapefruit is both slightly sour […]

Lavender Simple Syrup

This liquid lavender sweetener is a lovely sweetener that make Italian soda or milk steamers fresh and floral. It is fantastic for adding to layers of a cake for extra flavor and texture as well. I love using lavender like I use our rose simple syrup. I enjoyed the best steamer in Portland at Kyra’s […]

Rosemary Simple Syrup

I love using this herbal sweetener for mocktails and herbal teas. It is also great to add a lovely herbal touch to lemon or vanilla cake. This herbal infusion adds a bit of sweetness with a fresh touch to anything you want to add it to. If you want to give any of these mocktails a […]

Jalapeno Simple Syrup

This spicy yet sweet jalapeño simple syrup is perfect for taking some of your favorite drinks like our non-alcoholic margarita mocktail or non-alcoholic vodka dirty martini to a new, savory level. It couldn’t be easier to make and is shelf stable so you can enjoy it for weeks in a variety of ways. I wanted […]

Easter Cake Pops & White House Easter Party

I’m sharing my recipe for Easter cake pops that are shaped like eggs and sit on edible pretzel and peanut butter nests. I’ve also rounded up some other darling Spring pops for you! We also share our white house Easter party that was so bright and full of Springtime cheer. The food was the highlight […]

Orange Simple Syrup

This adds a citrusy sweet touch to any drink, baked goods or even frosting! Plus it only requires three ingredients. You can prepare it for a quick, citrusy drink or mocktail then save some for making that gluten-free chocolate cake extra moist. This sweetener is tart and fruity. It adds a touch of that to […]

Peach Simple Syrup

Peach simple syrup is everything that summer tastes like and can be added to mocktails, lemonade, Italian sodas, baked goodies, and even drizzled on vanilla ice cream. It is easy to make and so versatile! So when you have extra summer peaches, or even when you don’t you can grab some frozen peaches to whip […]