Tis the season to indulge, but not without a little help from our friends — these delicious digestive mocktails. We happily grant ourselves a little wellness wiggle room when it comes to enjoying this festive season. However, holiday cheer can quickly turn sour when our tummies do.
These digestive mocktails from our friends at Food Matters are a stylish and delicious way to keep that gut in check through holiday party season. Paired with a few other gut savvy solutions, they’re the perfect fix for feeling our best all month. From stomach aches to slow digestion, these functional bevs bring the fun back into gut health. Whip up a batch and share the self-love…
Fresh Fennel Cocktail
Soothe your tummy with this combination of turmeric and fennel seeds. Fennel seeds are well known for their ability to treat the gastrointestinal tract. The seeds help to relax and soothe muscles, stimulate the flow of digestive juices and assist in reducing pain and inflammation. So next time you over-indulge, create this number to help reduce the bloat.
1-inch turmeric, grated
1 tsp fennel seeds
1 Tbsp pure maple syrup
juice of 1 grapefruit
2 cups water
sprigs of thyme to serve
Combine all ingredients, share between two glasses, top with water and serve with a sprig of thyme.
Happy Tummy Punch
Lemon and ginger are always our go-to ingredients when the tummy is feeling a little off! These two combined will work quickly to soothe any tummy ache and have you feeling happy again!
1 lemon, skin removed
1 orange, skin removed
1 pink grapefruit, skin removed
1-inch of fresh ginger
handful of mint
1 small Lebanese cucumber
Juice all ingredients. Divide between two glasses and serve with fresh mint and fresh pieces of grapefruit.
Mule Kombucha Cocktail
Fermented drinks such as kombucha are a great post-meal drink to help your body along with the job of digestion! Including some kombucha in your day over the busy holiday period will help keep your bodies healthy bacteria in check!
2 cups kombucha
handful of mint
1 lime, cut into wedges
1-inch piece of ginger, thinly sliced
Divide ingredients between glasses and serve.