These Cocktail Recipes Incorporate All Your Favorite Healthy Ingredients (Kombucha, ACV & More)

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We're all for raising a glass to celebrate the New Year, but we often like to think of our cocktails like we do our smoothies by asking: What can I add to this to give it a nutritious boost?

From cleansing herbs, to antioxidant-rich fruit, to probiotics, here are a few cocktails to mix up this NYE that are actually worthy of toasting to your health with.


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Strawberry-Rhubarb + Kombucha

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This classic spring combo will bring a bit of brightness to your celebration. In addition to strawberries, raspberries (go for frozen this time of year), and rhubarb, this libation brings some gut-healthy probiotics to your glass with a little kombucha.

Green Juice

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It almost seems too obvious/maybe a little too crazy to work. Don't overthink it. A killer green juice brings savory, sweet, and herbaceous together, which can make a pretty stellar cocktail, too.

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Whether you're looking for a warm spiced cider, a honey-sweetened tipple, or a brunch-worthy Bloody Mary, it turns out you can sneak in some gut-friendly apple cider vinegar with delicious results.

Cider Kombucha Spritz

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OK, technically this recipe is for a mocktail, which is great as an alternative to a boozy concoction or plain old club soda. For those who want to indulge, we can offer you the option of spiking this combo with a little bourbon for an extra-warming apple ginger spritz.

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