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Digestive Loving, Heart Opening + Brain Boosting Mocktails for Spring + Summer

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Recently, some friends and I curated an event for our local Boulder community called Golden Hour. It was designed to be an elevated happy hour - with health supportive, adaptogenic mocktails, vibey music, organic/vegetarian hors d’oeuvres, low lighting, crystal center pieces to activate the space + intuitive readings. We wanted to create an alternative to the outdated bar scene that doesn’t seem to align with a lot of us. I know for me, I love going out on the weekends with friends, but it is rare that I find an environment that I actually love. Our event ended up being a a hit and we intend on offering more Golden Hour’s this summer (stay tuned)!

I was in charge of designing the mocktail menu for the evening and I am excited to say I will be making these drinks all summer long for dinner parties. Everyone loved them and felt amazing after drinking them, so I thought you guys should have the recipes as well. :) Of course, besides tasting good, they all have their therapeutic benefits that make them an appropriate + health supportive drink for any night of the week.

Enjoy!

THE GOLDEN:

for digestive fire + metabolism

ingredients:

4 oz. ginger kombucha

2 tbsp. fresh pressed ginger juice

Juice from 1 lime

1 tsp. detox + synergy elixir

1 tsp. cinnamon

4 drops liquid stevia (optional)

10 drops strongwater golden bitters

4-6 oz. soda water

method:

Combine all ingredients into a cocktail shaker or mason jar, except for the soda water, and shake with ice. Strain and transfer to a glass. Top off with soda water.

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YIN & TONIC

for softening + heart opening

ingredients:

6 fresh raspberries

1 tsp. by erika elizabeth rose

1 tbsp. rose water

1 tbsp. rose syrup

10 drops lavender lemon balm bitters

a few ice cubes

6-8 oz. soda water

method:

In a glass, muddle raspberry, by erika elizabeth rose, rose water, rose syrup + lavender lemon balm bitters. Add ice, top off with soda water & stir.

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CLARITY POTION:

for a clear thinking + alertness

ingredients:

4 oz. fresh squeezed organic grapefruit juice

4 oz. soda water

10 drops sage bitters

1 tsp. by erika elizabeth beauty + brains elixir

1 sprig of fresh rosemary

method:

Combine all ingredients into a cocktail shaker or mason jar, except for the soda water, and shake with ice. Strain and transfer to a glass. Top off with soda water + garnish with fresh rosemary.