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How to Make the Perfect Cannabis-Infused Mocktail for the Holidays

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We are officially waist-deep into the holiday season, and festive gatherings are in full swing. During the holidays, not only do we tend to eat a bit more than usual, we also drink a lot more alcohol. But, while a bit of alcohol can make you feel good, too much is not good for your overall health.

Recently, we co-hosted a webinar with TGOD titled "Cannabis vs. Alcohol: Can Cannabis Help You Reduce Your Alcohol Intake?". In it, Pam Sparrow, a HelloMD nurse practitioner, shared tools and strategies on replacing your seasonal mulled wine with a cannabis mocktail. It turns out that cannabis is a healthier alternative to alcohol, and most people seem to like it!

Replace your alcohol with a cannabis mocktail!

Replace your alcohol with a cannabis-infused mocktail!

If a drink in the evening is a ritual you enjoy, make your holiday mocktail more like an actual cocktail by adding a sprinkle of cannabis. TGOD makes this effortless with RIPPLE, a quick-dissolving, fast onset, cannabis powder. You can add RIPPLE to any drink (or food) and instantly transform your mocktail with THC, CBD, or a 1 to 1 balanced formulation. RIPPLE packets can be purchased at Medical Cannabis by Shoppers and delivered to you in time for your holiday fete!

Below we serve up two holiday mocktail recipes. Choose your favorite RIPPLE formulation and enjoy!

1. Cucumber Mint Spritzer Mocktail

RIPPLE dissovable cannabis powder makes any mocktail more festive!

The Cucumber Mint Spritzer is a great alternative to a gin and tonic. The cool cucumber mixes well with the herbaceous mint making this a botanical mocktail well suited for those who prefer lighter, more refreshing cocktails.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cucumber
  • 4 thin slices of lime
  • 3 sprigs of mint
  • Soda Water
  • A splash of bitters (to your taste)
  • 1 packet of RIPPLE (or less depending on your preferred dose)

How To Make Your Cannabis Mocktail

First, empty your packet of RIPPLE into the glass (or your desired dose). Using a peeler or mandolin, peel the cucumber to have long thin strips. Place the lime and the mint into a tall glass and muddle with a spoon. Add a few slices of cucumber and fill the glass with crushed ice. Top it off with soda water a splash of bitters.

2. Spicy Orange Mule Mocktail

RIPPLE dissovable cannabis powder makes any mocktail more festive!

Mules (also known as bucks) are cocktails made with ginger beer or ginger ale, citrus juice, and any kind of spirit. This mule takes out the alcohol and replaces it with cannabis, but you'll still feel like you're drinking a regular mule, as the ginger beer and orange juice mix well with a dash of cayenne pepper.

Ingredients

Crushed ice

  • 1 oz honey syrup
  • 1.5 oz orange juice or orange puree
  • 1.5 oz fresh lime juice
  • 1.5 oz ginger beer
  • 1 pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 1 sprig of mint
  • 1 thin slice of lime
  • ice
  • 1 packet of RIPPLE (or less depending on your preferred dose)

How To Make Your Cannabis Mocktail

Add the honey syrup to your cocktail shaker, then empty your packet of RIPPLE (or your desired dose) on top. Add the orange and lime juice, the cayenne pepper, ice and shake vigorously. Strain the mixture into your mule glass and top it off with the ginger beer. Add a sprig of mint and a slice of lime and serve!

If you like our cannabis-infused mocktails and want to see more, visit the TGOD site for more inspired mocktail recipes!

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