Blueberry-Rosemary Lemon Mocktail

Not everyone drinks alcohol.  I know many people who won’t touch the stuff, because of personal preferences or health reasons (including allergies).  Whatever the reason, there are now an increasing number of flavorful “mocktails,” as cocktails without alcohol have been cleverly named.  Mocktails are one of the hottest food trends from the past few years and I have my husband to thank for introducing me to them. With enticing flavor combinations and beautiful hues that remind you of a summer sunset, mocktails are quickly becoming a go-to for customers over their boozy cocktail cousins.

blueberry-rosemary lemon mocktail

This recipe is Simmer + Sauce’s first mocktail recipe and this blueberry-rosemary lemon one is a winner.  Loaded with blueberries and fresh lemon juice with just a touch of fresh rosemary, this effervescent mocktail is light and refreshing.  Not a rosemary fan?  Trust me, try it anyway. The flavor is mild and complements the blueberry exceptionally well.  The true beauty of mocktails to me is they offer an easy, tasty, make-ahead option for dinner parties and family gatherings.  A kid-friendly alternative to water, they can be low in sugar as well.

So if you are a mocktail lover already or are trying one for the very first time, I want your feedback.  Drop a comment and let me know what are some of your favorite flavor combinations and what kind of mocktails you want to see on my blog.  Post update: JD Williams, a fantastic British lifestyle blog, recently fell in love with this flavorful cocktail and included it in their article “7 Refreshing Summer Cocktail & Mocktail Recipes“–be sure to check it out!

blueberry-rosemary lemon mocktail

About the Author

Andrea Potischman

I am a professionally trained NYC chef turned CA mom and food blogger. I post about real food, with doable ingredient lists that are family friendly.

4 thoughts on "Blueberry-Rosemary Lemon Mocktail"

  1. Avatar photo CJ says:

    This is lovely! Super easy too. We loved it.

    1. I SO love hearing this. Thank you for trying my recipe and most of all, thank you for taking the time to reach out and share your thoughts, so appreciate it. Be well.

  2. Avatar photo Chelsea says:

    I’ve been drinking this all summer! LOVE IT!

    1. LOL. Love it! I hope you do, it’s a fun, easy, flavorful mocktail. Happy Summer!

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