With the New Year upon us, we’re all looking for ways to change our lives for the better.
For many, this means getting active or giving up chocolates.
But for more than ever before, this means signing up to Dry January.
If you’ve never heard of Dry January (seriously where have you been?), it’s essentially a month free from alcohol.
A lot of people treat it as a post-
The charitable founders of Dry January, Alcohol Change UK state that of those who partake in the month-long abstinence, 88% found that they saved
With figures such as these, it’s not hard to see why so many are opting to sign up to Dry January.
In this blog post, we look at the non-alcoholic drink trends that are proving popular with those making the commitment and going
Mocktails, the non-alcoholic cocktail, is an extremely popular option for those ditching drink for the first month of the new year.
The increasing demand for non-alcoholic alternatives means that there
Some mocktails take on entirely new flavour combinations, but those wanting to replicate their go-to mojito or pina colada are sure to find a suitable mocktail replacement.
The majority of bars and clubs now have a space on the drinks menu dedicated to these
It’s also easy to make your own
Simply adapt your
For instance, why not try swapping
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For those ditching their usual tipple for
With their popularity growing, many are opting for smoothies and yoghurt based drinks over their usual alcoholic choice.
A couple of our favourite smoothies include:
For this you will need:
More healthy options include:
Health drink shots
‘Shots’ have become especially prominent in the healthy drink industry in recent times, with most supermarkets now stocking these products in their stores.
Ginger shots, turmeric shots, and matcha shots are among just a few of the options readily available.
Just like a regular shot, they pack a punch.
Manuka honey has taken off as a result of the health benefits it possesses.
This pricy condiment has now found its way into mocktails and smoothies, offering the same high-end price tag as an alcoholic beverage for when you want to treat
Kefir is a yoghurt drink on the rise.
With its proven nutritional and digestive benefits, those steering clear of alcohol this January are reaching for this beverage.
Available in supermarkets, this is an easily attainable alcohol alternative which has recently gained popularity.
With some evidence suggesting that it can even aid in weight loss, many Dry January partakers are giving it a go.
Just because you’ve opted to consume no alcohol for a month doesn’t necessarily mean that you can’t enjoy the flavours of your favourite alcohol.
Whether your go-to tipple is beer, wine, cider or gin, there is a non-alcoholic version on the market to fulfil your cravings.
For example, many bars, restaurants and shops now offer non-alcoholic varieties of these popular drinks, such as the gin alternative Seedlip, so that you can carry on enjoying the tastes of alcohol without the lasting effects.
From the drinks we’ve mentioned in this list, it’s clear to see that just because you’re taking part in Dry January doesn’t mean you have
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