Summer wellness mocktails

Cool off this summer with three delightful mocktails. Whether you're skipping alcohol this season or looking to treat your inner health, these mocktails add a wonderful wellness boost to any warm day ahead – and that’s not even the best part.

For an inclusive drink that caters for all, you can’t go past these delicious refreshments. Free from alcohol, they’re superb for enjoying any time of day and are sure to complement your next backyard BBQ.

No matter your taste or preference, these recipes are flavourful and incredibly easy to make – what's not to love?

Immune Loving Elixir

Herby Hormone Elixer mocktail

Packed with antioxidants, this immune loving elixir uses New Zealand made BioHoney Manukā Honey, frozen berries and Elderberry Switchel to add a refreshing zing to the drink.

The superstar ingredient:

Wild Dispensary Elderberry Switchel

Featuring ingredients like  mānuka and ginger root, infused with raw apple cider vinegar, this tonic is particularly satisfying after a day in the summer sun.

Choose from your favourite berries for this recipe – I like to add frozen blackberries or blueberries to up the refreshment. But you can add fresh ones if you like too.



  • 1 fresh rosemary sprig
  • Additional berries 


  1. In a glass, mix together honey and boiling water until honey is dissolved. 
  2. Add frozen berries and ice. Top with Elderberry Switchel and soda water.
  3. Garnish and serve immediately.

Serves: 1 | Total time: 5 minutes

Nutritional Information Per Serving

  • Servings: 1
  • Calories: 33
  • Total Fat: 0g
  • Total Carbohydrate: 7g
  • Net Carbohydrate: 6g
  • Protein: 0g
  • Sugar: 5g

Brain Boosting Berry Slushy

Brain Boosting Berry Slushy Mocktail

What better way to kickstart the year than with this tasty brain boosting slushy? With hints of orange and cinnamon, this summer slushy is wonderfully balanced and tastes delicious. Spruce it up with your favourite garnishes – I love using fresh thyme and dehydrated orange slices.

Ingredients we think you’ll love:

Arepa Nootropic Drink

Packed to the brim with the goodness of NZ grown blackcurrants, pinebark and L-theanine, this nootropic adds a lovely twist of flavour to this mocktail. For moments that require a pick-me-up, this beverage can be enjoyed on its own or in drinks like this one.

Superfeast Lion’s Mane

Featuring  Lion’s Mane mushroom powder for an added boost. As we return to work and school, this powder makes a wonderful addition to your morning smoothie or drink of choice.



  • Dehydrated orange slice 
  • Orange zest 
  • Freeze-dried blackcurrants
  • Fresh thyme sprig 


  1. Freeze the Arepa drink in an ice cube tray. Once frozen, add to a blender with the Lion’s Mane powder, cinnamon and orange zest (reserving some zest for garnish). 
  2. Blend on high-speed until a slushy consistency is reached. 
  3. Pour into a glass, garnish with extra orange zest, thyme spring and a dehydrated orange slice (optional).
  4. Serve immediately. 

Serves: 1 | Total time: 5 minutes (excluding freezing time)

Nutritional Information Per Serving

  • Servings: 1
  • Calories: 32
  • Total Fat: 0g
  • Total Carbohydrate: 16g
  • Net Carbohydrate: 13g
  • Protein: 0g
  • Sugar: 7g

Mojito Immune Health Iced Tea

Mojito Immune Health Iced Tea mocktail

Immune support in a mojito? Yes please! If you’re an iced tea fan, you’re sure to love this Mojito mocktail. With ingredients to delight your senses, this tasty beverage is an uplifting choice on a warm summers' day.

Featuring freshly squeezed lemon juice and fresh mint leaves to up the level of refreshment, enjoy a moment of relaxation with this easy recipe – ready in just 5 minutes. For a tropical feel, I’ve added pineapple, but you’re welcome to add any other fruits such as strawberries or mango.

Ingredients worth mentioning:

Artemis Immunity Tea

With the sweet taste of Elderflower and Linden Blossom, this tea features a range of herbal blends to make up a delicious, functional base for this Mojito-inspired iced tea.

Sweetnz Lemon Liquid Stevia

Lemon stevia pairs perfectly by adding a subtle sweetness and extra hint of lemon. From water to flavoured drinks, this liquid stevia is  sugar-free and easy to use.



  • Lemon slice 
  • Mint leaves 


  1. Brew one cup of Artemis Immunity Tea and refrigerate to cool.
  2. In a small jug muddle the lemon juice and mint leaves. Add the fresh pineapple and honey (if using) and begin crushing the pineapple and mint leaves as you go. 
  3. Pour into a tall glass, and top with ice and the chilled Artemis Immunity Tea. Add Lemon Liquid Stevia to taste.
  4. Garnish and serve immediately. 

Serves: 1 | Total time: 5 minutes

Nutritional Information Per Serving

  • Servings: 1
  • Calories: 48
  • Total Fat: 0g
  • Total Carbohydrate: 12g
  • Net Carbohydrate: 10g
  • Protein: 0g
  • Sugar: 8g

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