July 26, 2017
(updated June 3, 2021)
What’s inside: Mocktails don’t have to be boring, try these healing and delicious Nettle tea mojitos that are as functional as they are flavorful.
Mocktails do not have to be boring or full of sugar… they can be just as awesome as the real deal without the hangover. These Nettle Tea Mojitos prove that! I bought nettle tea when I was experiencing so many symptoms like hair loss as a part of my Hashimoto’s diagnosis and love drinking it ever since for its numerous health benefits which I’m sharing below.
Packed full of delicious mojito goodness with the addition of super herbal healing power – I’ll cheers to that! This makes a perfect summer drink.
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I’m no stranger to mocktails as someone who rarely drinks and had to be off alcohol for at least a year while working through gut healing. Taking that break was amazing to help me heal my digestion and inflammation. However, that’s not to say it was always easy or that I haven’t been tempted to get down with a glass of rosé with my girlfriends especially in the summer when everyone is extra social! So what’s a girl to do? NETTLE TEA MOJITOS!!
After learning a lot more about the healing powers of herbs, Stinging Nettle became a favorite. There are just so many benefits it’s hard not to try it. That aside, I don’t *love* the taste of it, so I was challenged with finding a way to still enjoy it. After a mocktail craving struck once, many moons ago… I was poking around for ingredients and VOILA – it hit me, “let’s get some super herbal power in this bad boy”, is what I believe I said to myself hahaha… and so it was, a new mocktail was born.
And now? Well now, it’s MY FAVORITE.
I like using this brand for it’s potency. And if you’re itching to try this before your box of nettle arrives… might I suggest chamomile or hibiscus tea (that will also make it AIP-friendly)! You can’t lose with tossing a favorite tea in a mojito as I’ve learned!
Tip: Nettle tea is not AIP-compliant as it may activate the immune system, but you could substitute a green tea or chamomile instead for AIP.
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✅ astringent & analgesic
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THIS MOCKTAIL IS SO refreshing! It’s a Great non-alcoholic treat that still feels special so you won’t feel left out while everyone else is “indulging.” Plus, who can say no to fresh mint leaves? Thanks!
Thanks, Kristen! So happy you enjoyed it, CHEERS!