5 Refreshing Non-Alcoholic Drink Recipes Perfect For A Backyard Barbecue

When the grill is out and everyone’s enjoying warm and delicious barbecue dishes, that’s the best time to bring out the refreshments. The adults will usually grab a bottle of ice cold beer while the kids would enjoy chilled fruit juice. But for your next barbecue, serve something different but equally refreshing – try these […]

5 Refreshing Non-Alcoholic Drink Recipes Perfect For A Backyard Barbecue

When the grill is out and everyone’s enjoying warm and delicious barbecue dishes, that’s the best time to bring out the refreshments. The adults will usually grab a bottle of ice cold beer while the kids would enjoy chilled fruit juice. But for your next barbecue, serve something different but equally refreshing – try these non-alcoholic drink recipes perfect for a backyard barbecue!

Tropical Ginger Sparkler

What you need:

  • 1 orange, thinly sliced
  • 1 2-inch fresh ginger, thinly sliced
  • 4 cups pineapple juice, chilled
  • 4 cups ginger ale, chilled
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, stems removed

Combine chilled pineapple juice and ginger ale in a pitcher. Top with orange slices, fresh ginger and basil leaves. Add ice if desired.

Pear-y Refreshing Punch

What you need:

  • 1 pear, sliced
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 8 1/2 cups ginger ale
  • 2 cups pear juice
  • 1/2 cup sugar

In a punch bowl, mix together pear juice, lemon juice and ginger ale. Stir in sugar and top with fresh pear slices. Pour punch in cups with ice if desired.

Limeade A La Summer

What you need:

  • 4 cups chilled lemon-lime soda
  • 1 cup kiwi, peeled and diced
  • 1 cup fresh diced mango
  • 1 cup fresh diced pineapple
  • 1 cup strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 1 cup blackberries
  • 3/4 cup limeade concentrate, thawed

In a pitcher, layer kiwi, mango, pineapple, strawberries and blackberries. Top with limeade concentrate then pour in lemon-lime soda. Stir to combine. Serve immediately.

Watermelon Ultimate Cooler

What you need:

  • 1 small seedless watermelon
  • 2 cups frozen strawberries
  • 2 cup ice cubes
  • 1 cup lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup sugar

Cut the watermelon in half. Using a spoon, scrape off all the fruit from the watermelon center and place in a blender. Add the strawberries, lemon juice, sugar and ice to the blender and puree until mixture is smooth. Divide the cooler between the 2 empty watermelon halves. Add skewered strawberries and lemon for a fun touch.

Cool Raspberry

What you need:

  • 1 gallon raspberry sherbet
  • 12 3/4 cups ginger ale, chilled
  • 8 cups cranberry juice cocktail, chilled

Pour 1/4 cup of cranberry juice cocktail in 24 (short but wide) glasses. Add 1 scoop of raspberry sherbet to each glass then fill with ginger ale. Serve immediately.

Refreshments are a huge part of a barbecue menu, especially when you’re grilling on a hot summer day. Make sure your guests are relaxed and refreshed – serve them any of these non-alcoholic drink recipes perfect for a barbecue!

Subscribe to the newsletter news

We hate SPAM and promise to keep your email address safe

lifesolution-20
US