Fake Champagne

Homemade Healthy Alternatives to Alcohol/Wine

Addiction to alcohol is referred to as alcoholism, and can be used to pertain to other problems with alcohol consumption. In general, it is used to describe the uncontrolled consumption of alcohol, such that it affects the health, and personal and social life of the drinker. It is medically a disease and can be cured through a series of steps.

Withdrawal issues become a problem when undergoing treatment. An effective way of addressing this is to replace preferred alcoholic beverages or wine with healthy non-alcoholic alternatives.

Fake Champagne

The ingredients, when put together, can taste like champagne without the alcoholic content. It is drunk or used in recipes calling for champagne. To create, in a big pitcher, mix 4 cups of chilled club soda, 4 cups of chilled white grape juice and 4 cup of chilled ginger ale.

For Pink Champagne, add ¼ cup of grenadine syrup.

For Bellini, use half of the fake champagne. Pour pear nectar for the other half.

For Mimosa, use half of the fake champagne, and then pour orange juice for the other half.

Southern Mint Julep

In a tall glass, crush 8 mint leaves using a spoon and then add 2 tablespoons of sugar syrup. Fill up the glass with crushed ice. Pour the juice and stir. You can either use limeade, orange juice or lemonade.

Mojito Mocktail

Place a preferred amount of spearmint leaves in a tall glass. Crush the leaves and squeeze in half a lime. Fill glass with ice and club soda. Stir in 2 tablespoons of sugar syrup. Garnish with a mint leaf or a slice of lime.

Sangria

In a pitcher, mix together a bottle of red grape juice, 1/3 cup of orange juice concentrate, 1/3 cup of limeade concentrate; 1/3 cup of lemonade concentrate, 2 cups of ginger ale, ½ teaspoon of liquid cinnamon flavoring, 1/3 cup of cherry syrup, 1/3 cup of grenadine and 1/3 cup of raspberry syrup. Mix well, and then put in the chiller.

Virgin Bloody Mary

In a talk glass, mix a can of tomato juice or v-8, lime juice, a dash of Worcestershire sauce, a dash of tabasco, and salt and pepper to taste. Fill with crushed ice and garnish with a stalk of celery.