Amazing non-alcoholic drinks for national sober day
National sober day is an annual event that encourages people to celebrate Sobriety. Plate Up is excited to be a part of this year’s event by providing a range of delicious and alcoholic free recipes along with the benefits of cutting down on alcohol.
Although Alcohol can have many social benefits such as ‘after drinking 1 to 2 units of alcohol, your heart rate speeds up and your blood vessels expand, giving you the warm, sociable and talkative feeling associated with moderate drinking. . There are some adverse effects if drunk in excess such as confusion and being less attentive.
Wine, beer, cider, spirits, and a variety of other beverages are made from natural starch and sugar. This is why alcohol has many calories - 7 calories per gram, nearly as many as a gram of fat. Furthermore, calories can be found in added mixer drinks such as cola or tonic water to make that number increase .
While abstinence from alcohol is a way to prevent problems associated with drinking, like liver disease and cancer, reducing consumption can also have benefits.
Whatever your reason for wanting to cut back on alcohol, we hope you’ll give these non-alcoholic recipes a try. They’re delicious, and better for you than their boozy counterparts.
Drinking responsibly has never been so refreshingly easy! After a long day at work, you can unwind with a delicious mojito crafted from premium ingredients. Made with fresh mint and apple juice, this mocktail is both thirst-quenching and refreshing. Plus, you can enjoy this amazing drink guilt-free as it's alcohol-free!
The world's first non-alcoholic distilled spirits. Solving the conundrum of what to drink when you aren't drinking. There's no need for sugary alternatives because Seedlip combines their drinks with a passion for nature and design, making this a great sophisticated option. This drink is Seedlip’s modern take on this classic cocktail, the Cosnopolitan has all the fun of a cosmo, but none of the consequences.
Beetroot, Orange, Ginger and Spinach Smoothie - Barbara Cox
Cuisie: Healthy, Snacks
Getting enough fiber in your diet is very important for optimal health. With the help of Plate Up, you can enjoy high-quality beetroot, orange, ginger and spinach smoothies with an added benefit of fibre. Smoothies are also a great way to supercharge our intake of vitamins and minerals from fruits and vegetables. Plate Up makes it easy for you to get the daily recommended amount of fibre in one drink.
If you’re a night owl like me and enjoy waking up late you can often feel sluggish throughout the rest of your day. We’ll let’s help solve that problem for you because this smoothie is it! For starters smoothies are a great way to start, they’re easy to make and require no time at all. This smoothie does exactly what it says on the tin and is great for starting your day off in an energising way.
Here’s more info about how alcohol affects the body.
How Drinking Alcohol Actually Affects Your Body (Minute by Minute)