Enjoy the complex and refreshing blend of mint, citrus, and sugar with this mocktail recipe, which is sure to help you beat the summer heat.
This alcohol-free version of the classic Mojito is perfect if you’re trying to limit your alcohol intake and keep your training plan on-track!
What is a Virgin Mojito?
A virgin Mojito is a summery drink that has all the zesty and minty flavor of the classic cocktail, just without the rum!
As an athlete, it’s important to be mindful of your alcohol consumption as it could have a short-term impact on your ability. In fact, one study suggests that the hangover effect that comes with consuming alcoholic drinks could reduce athletic performance by over 11% and may even increase the chance of sports-related injuries.
However, it doesn’t mean you’ll have to give up the drinks you like. A virgin Mojito is a delightful alternative that provides the flavor of the traditional Cuban refreshment, yet is alcohol-free! So, if you’re working your way to peak performance, our recipe is just what you need to satisfy your taste buds.
How to Make a Virgin Mojito
This alcohol-free recipe is super easy to make and can be tailored to your personal taste. Simply add the lime juice and fresh mint to some water for a cool, summery refreshment.
Virgin Mojito Recipe
You can enhance your virgin Mojito by adding one packet of Klean Hydration to the original recipe.
This supplement is designed to support your physical performance. It features carbohydrates and minerals to replenish your glycogen and electrolytes loss – especially after breaking a sweat. Discover the list of ingredients you need below.‡
- 1 packet Klean Hydration
- 8 oz water
- 1 tbsp grated ginger
- 6 mint leaves
- 1 orange wedge (garnish)
- Mix 1 packet of Klean Hydration into 8 oz water and shake until well dissolved.
- Pour into a glass and add the grated ginger and mint leaves. Serve over ice on those especially hot days.
- Garnish with the orange wedge.
Amount per Serving: 8oz
Calories: 47.4 kcal; Carbohydrate: 12.64 g; Fiber: 0 g; Protein: 0 g; Fats: 0 g; Sugar: 9.48 g; Sodium: 142.2 mg; Potassium: 55.3 mg.