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Mock-Tails Your Go-To Summer Drinks

Entertaining this summer? Welcome your guests with our refreshing no-alcohol mock-tails.
They’re blood type friendly, delicious, and fewer than 100 calories each!

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Sparkling Rosemary Limeade
[Makes eight 5-ounce servings - or more, depending on dilution]

  • 1 cup lime juice (from about 6 limes)
  • ¼ cup of agave
  • Peel of 2 limes
  • Two 4-inch sprigs fresh rosemary, plus more to serve
  • 4 to 6 cups chilled sparkling water

Stir the lime juice with the agave in a small saucepan and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Lower the heat and cook, stirring frequently, until the agave is completely dissolved. Add the lime peel and the rosemary sprigs. Simmer for another minute, and then turn off the heat. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Strain out the lime peel and rosemary and mix with the chilled sparkling water in a sealed jar or bottle. Taste and add more water if you want a lighter flavor. Serve over ice with a small sprig of rosemary muddled into the drink.

Proberry Spritzer with Mint
[Makes about 1 liter pitcher]

  • 1 liter sparkling water, chilled
  • ¼ cup Proberry Syrup, chilled
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • ? cup mixed berries – strawberries, blueberries & blackberries, washed
  • ¼ cup of mint leaves, bruised

Whisk the soda water and Proberry syrup with the lime. Stir in the berries and muddled mint leaves and serve immediately.

Green Tea “Mojito”
[Makes one drink]

  • 1 tsp. Mr. Itaru’s Green Tea
  • 8 oz. hot water
  • 6 mint leaves
  • 5 tsp. lime juice
  • 1 tsp. agave syrup
  • 2 lime wedges
  • Sparkling water
  • Ice cubes

Prepare green tea with hot water and let tea come to room temperature. In a tall Collins-type glass, muddle the mint, lime juice, and agave syrup. Add ice and pour in green tea until it fills about ¾ of the glass. Squeeze the lime wedges into the drink and top with sparkling water. Add additional ice if needed. Stir gently and garnish with a mint sprig.

About: 

Ann Quasarano is the director of marketing for North American Pharmacal/ D'Adamo Personalized Nutrition. In addition to her marketing work Ann also edits the wildly popular D'Adamo Nutrition Email Newsletter.

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