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New Year’s Mocktails Recipes for Mommies-to-Be

Pregnant moms & breastfeeding moms should be able to celebrate too! Here are three yummy recipes to try that are safe for the entire family.

Published December 25, 2018

The countdown has begun! The New Year is almost here. And just because some of us are pregnant, doesn’t mean we want to be left out of the festivities! New Year’s just wouldn’t be the same without a signature (non-alcoholic) beverage, so I have gotten creative in the “mommy mocktail” department. Here are three recipes to try. Let us know what you think in the comments. Cheers to a fabulous New Year!

Pomegranate Blackberry Mocktail

ingredients Pomegranate Blackberry Mocktail

Recipe adapted from

Pomegranate + blackberry = a match made in mocktail heaven! For this mocktail recipe, you will need:

  • 3/4 cup sparkling water
  • 1/3 cup pomegranate juice
  • fresh blackberries
  • a couple of sprigs of fresh rosemary

Drop the blackberries (about a handful or less) into the bottom of a pretty cocktail glass. Pour in the pomegranate juice. Then add as many ice cubes as you’d like. Top with more fruit and the rosemary.

Pomegranate Blackberry Mocktail
Pomegranate Blackberry Mocktail

“We’re Growing a Baby” Bellini

ingredients bellini

Adapted from

Bellinis were a brunch-time favorite of mine (and my roommates) when I lived in New York City for a summer during college. For this delicious mocktail, you’ll need:

  • 3 ounces of peach nectar
  • 3+ ounces of sparkling apple cider
  • some fresh berries for garnish

Pour the peach nectar into a champagne flute. Then slowly add sparkling apple cider, until the glass is full. If desired, top with a few berries for garnish.


Rock Candy + Ginger Ale Mocktail


Adapted from

These are pretty (and delicious) enough to serve to both the adults and the kiddos! For this super sweet mocktail recipe, you will need:

  • sparkling juice of your choice (grape or apple)
  • some old-fashioned rock candy

Simply pour the juice into a champagne flute, and garnish with a stick of colorful rock candy. We’d recommend using plastic champagne flutes if you’re going to involve the kiddos. You can also skip the rock candy, and add gummy bears if you’d like. So fun! We love a recipe that works for everyone.

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