21 refreshing non-alcoholic drinks to beat the heat

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Discover a collection of 21 refreshing non-alcoholic drinks to beat the summer heat. Get inspired to sip and savor the flavors of summer with these delightful beverage ideas.

Elderflower Fizz Mocktail. Photo Credit: Schisandra & Bergamot.

Iced Rose Rooibos Tea Latte

A hand holds a clear glass filled with an iced beverage scattered with rose petals.
Iced Rose Rooibos Latte. Photo Credit: MOON and spoon and yum

Indulge in the ultimate relaxation and refreshment with the Iced Rose Rooibos Tea Latte—a soothing, plant-based beverage that satisfies cravings and invigorates the senses.

Get the Recipe: Iced Rose Rooibos Latte

Elderflower Fizz Mocktail

A clear glass filled with ice and a bubbly drink.
Elderflower Mocktail. Photo credit: Schisandra & Bergamot.

Elevate your summer sipping experience with the Elderflower Fizz Mocktail—a sparkling and refreshing drink that embodies the essence of the season.

Get the Recipe: Elderflower Mocktail

Lavender Lemonade

A large pitcher filled with a purple liquid and lemon slices.
Lavender Lemonade. Photo Credit: MOON and spoon and yum.

This Lavender Lemonade recipe is made with simple yet delicious ingredients, resulting in a highly refreshing and soothing beverage.

Get the Recipe: Lavender Lemonade

Taro Milk Tea

Top view of a large glass filled with ice and a pink liquid.
Taro Milk Tea. Photo credit: MOON and spoon and yum

Treat yourself to a glass of beautiful purple Taro Milk Tea! Like a sophisticated milkshake, it’s sweet and creamy with a hint of green tea and taro root. Served over ice with black tapioca pearls, it’s so refreshing!

Get the Recipe: Taro Milk Tea

Iced Calendula Tea

A clear glass filled with a clear liquid and fresh yellow flowers.
Iced Calendula Tea. Photo credit: Schisandra & Bergamot.

Discover the art of crafting Calendula (Calendula officinalis) iced tea using dried or fresh calendula flowers. Experience the soothing essence and harness the abundant healing properties of these delicate blossoms.

Get the Recipe: Calendula Tea

Dragon Drink

Top view of a tall glass filled with a pink drink filled with freeze-dried dragonfruit pieces.
Dragon Drink. Photo credit: MOON and spoon and yum.

Make the famous vibrant pink Starbucks Dragon Drink in your own home with this easy Copycat Dragon Drink recipe. 

Get the Recipe: Dragon Drink

Strawberry Milk Tea

A clear glass filled with a dark pink liquid.
Strawberry Milk Tea. Photo credit: MOON and spoon and yum

Sweet, creamy, and refreshing strawberry milk tea made with deliciously chewy boba aka tapioca pearls, and hibiscus tea. 

Get the Recipe: Strawberry Milk Tea

Iced Blueberry Moon Milk

A large tall glass filled with a blue liquid.
Iced Moon Milk. Photo credit: MOON and spoon and yum.

This relaxing Blueberry Moon Milk is delicately spiced with cardamom and served over ice for a refreshing drink perfect for those warmer days and nights.

Get the Recipe: Iced Moon Milk

Dirty Diet Coke

two glasses of dirty diet coke with a red and white checked napkin.
Dirty Diet Coke. Photo credit: Upstate Ramblings.

Beat the summer heat with Dirty Diet Coke, the ultimate mocktail that combines soda, coconut syrup, lime, and half and half for a refreshingly delicious drink that hits the spot every time.

Get the Recipe: Dirty Diet Coke

Infused Cold Brew Iced Tea

Infused Cold Brew Tea glases.
How To Make Infused Cold Brew Tea. Photo credit: Low Carb – No Carb.

Master the art of crafting infused cold brew iced tea at home, without the need for expensive equipment. Explore a world of flavors as you choose your favorite teas to create a refreshing and customizable beverage.

Get the Recipe: Infused Cold Brew Iced Tea

Cold Brew Iced Coffee Recipe

Milk being poured into a glass of Cold Brew Coffee.
Cold Brew Coffee Recipe. Photo credit: Low Carb – No Carb.

This Cold Brew Coffee Recipe is quick and easy, super smooth, flavourful, non-bitter and aromatic. Perfect for your morning coffee prepared well in advance.
Get the Recipe: Cold Brew Iced Coffee Recipe

Cantaloupe Lime Jalapeno Agua Fresca

Cantaloupe lime jalapeño agua fresca in a glass.
Cantaloupe Lime Jalapeño Agua Fresca. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

Looking for the perfect summer drink? Look no further than this cantaloupe aqua fresca with lime and jalapeno! With its refreshing, slightly sweet, subtly spicy, and slightly tart flavor, it’s sure to be a hit with everyone.

Get the Recipe: Cantaloupe Lime Jalapeno Agua Fresca

Ginger Lime Fizz

A copper cup filled with ice and lime wedges.
Ginger Lime Fizz. Photo credit: Renee Nicole’s Kitchen.

A non-alcoholic twist on a classic cocktail, this ginger lime fizz features cool, refreshing lime and warm, spicy ginger beer for a delicious virgin Moscow mule drink that’s both refreshing and cozy.

Get the Recipe: Ginger Lime Fizz

Blackberry Limeade

Top view of a glass of limeade with ice and blackberries and a lime wedge.
Blackberry Limeade. Photo credit: Upstate Ramblings.

Treat your family to a refreshing homemade Blackberry Limeade this summer with this easy-to-follow recipe. Sweetened with blackberries to perfectly balance out the tart lime flavor, this delicious limeade is sure to be a hit with everyone.

Get the Recipe: Blackberry Limeade

Blackberry Lemon Mocktail

Blackberry lemon mocktail in a tall glass with a stirring spoon.
Lemon Blackberry Mocktail. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

This lemon blackberry mocktail is a refreshing and tangy drink for when you want a non-alcoholic option that tastes just as good!
Get the Recipe: Blackberry Lemon Mocktail

Strawberry Lemonade

mint leaves, strawberries and lemon slices garnish a glass of strawberry lemonade.
Strawberry Lemonade. Photo credit: Feast + West.

This homemade strawberry lemonade is bright and refreshing. Make it with fresh strawberries and real lemon juice for the ultimate flavor explosion.
Get the Recipe: Strawberry Lemonade

Blackberry Sweet Tea

Mason jar glass of blackberry tea with blackberries.
Sweet Blackberry Tea. Photo credit: Little Bit Recipes

Cool off with a sweet iced blackberry tea. A perfect blend of blackberries and tea, this flavorful drink is sure to satisfy your thirst.
Get the Recipe: Blackberry Sweet Tea

Fresh Squeezed Lemonade Recipe

monade on yellow placemat with lemons and pitcher in background.
Fresh Squeezed Lemonade Recipe. Photo credit: Real Life of Lulu.

This refreshing classic Fresh Squeezed Lemonade Recipe is just like Grandma used to make! With only 3 ingredients, it’s simple and delicious!
Get the Recipe: Fresh Squeezed Lemonade Recipe

Arnold Palmer

An arnold palmer drink on a white background.
Iced Tea Lemonade. Photo credit: Feast + West.

Iced tea and lemonade are the perfect combination for summer refreshments. It’s all about nailing the ratio for this duo.
Get the Recipe: Arnold Palmer

Sugar-Free Lemonade

Sugar-Free Lemonade in glass cup with ice
Sugar-Free Lemonade. Photo credit: Primal Edge Health.

Sugar-free lemonade is the perfect refreshing and guilt-free drink for a hot summer day. With no added sugar, it’s a great option for those looking to cut down on calories or avoid sugary drinks. Plus, it’s naturally alcohol-free and great for the whole family.
Get the Recipe: Sugar-Free Lemonade

Virgin Moscow Mule

A mocktail of ginger beer, lime and crushed ice in a mule mug.
Virgin Moscow Mule. Photo credit: Feast + West.

Ginger beer and lime juice (and a non-alcoholic spirit, if you wish) make for a delightful and refreshing summer mocktail.
Get the Recipe: Virgin Moscow Mule

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