5 Superfood Cocktail Recipes To Make Your Happy Hour Happier

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    Want to give your happy hour a healthy kick? At 4pm Tuesday to Saturday Tanya’s Café changes from a raw food paradise to a chic superfood cocktail bar. The totally Instagram-able concoctions are free from the nasty chemicals that produce that dreaded ‘I’m never drinking again’ hangover and put a healthy, guilt-free spin on your go-to tipple.

    So put down that vodka and soda water and scrap your plans for a dry July because Tanya has shared her favourite superfood cocktail recipes with us. Spoiler alert: they’re amazing.

    Illusion Of Grandeur

    Ingredients
    35ml cachaça
    35ml apple juice
    25ml pear purée
    1/2 tsp vanilla powder
    3 basil leaves
    1/2 tsp wheatgrass powder
    15ml vermouth white (sugar-free)
    Pinch of turmeric
    Pinch of salt
    soda top

    Method
    1. Add all ingredients (except chia) to a Boston shaker with ice.
    2. Shake hard and taste.
    3. Strain into a highball glass
    4. Garnish with 2 Pear spears, Cracked Pepper


    Treaky Tropic

    Ingredients
    35ml gin
    50ml kiwi purée
    25ml apple juice
    25ml pomegranate juice
    25ml calendula infusion (calendula flowers covered in hot water for 2min, fine strained)
    10ml maple syrup
    1/2 tsp beetroot powder
    1/2 tsp carob powder
    3 drops peppermint bitters
    1/2 tsp chlorella

    Method
    1. Add all ingredients to a Boston shaker with ice.
    2. Shake hard and taste.
    3. Strain into a coupe or cocktail glass
    4. Garnish with a kiwi fan

    What The Doctor Ordered

    Ingredients

    50ml sacred vodka
    20ml lemon juice
    15ml my Doctor Juice (Tanya’s Cafe combination of beetroot, carrot, celery, sweet potato, apple, lemon, ginger)
    2 barspoons raw honey or 20ml agave nectar
    2 dashes ginger bitters
    2 dashes lavender bitters
    3 barspoons soaked chia seeds

    Method

    1. Add all ingredients (except chia seeds) to a Boston shaker with ice.
    2. Shake hard and taste.
    3. Strain into a patterned goblet.
    4. Garnish with thick orange twist.
    5. Sprinkle with soaked chia seeds.

    A Mango’s Touch

    Ingredients
    50ml vodka
    50ml mango purée
    25ml my Vision Juice (Tanya’s Cafe combination of carrot, orange, mango, turmeric root)
    25ml rose infusion (rose petals covered in hot water for 2min, fine strained)
    15ml lemon juice
    1/2 tsp stevia powder
    3 drops lavender bitters
    15ml spice infused agave (agave syrup infused with, clove, cinnamon, cardamom and nutmeg grating 2 weeks)
    15ml red vermouth (sugar-free)

    Method

    1. Add all ingredients to a Boston shaker with ice.
    2. Shake hard and taste.
    3. Strain into a burgundy wine glass
    4. Garnish with a twisted mango peel

    Weightless Kick

    Ingredients

    50ml chilli infused gin (dehydrate the chilli for a day/split down the middle – 2 chillies in one bottle)
    50ml celery juice
    20ml cucumber juice
    15ml lemon juice
    15ml agave syrup
    25ml floral tea (eg.jasmine) (1.5 minute infusion)
    20ml pineapple purée
    2 drops cardamom bitters
    2 drops celery bitters
    2 drops habanero bitters

    Method
    1. Add all ingredients to a Boston shaker with ice.
    2. Shake hard and taste.
    3. Strain into a patterned goblet.
    4. Serve straight up and shaken hard to create a good foam

    For a brand new and energising summer menu, visit the new outdoor garden at Tanya’s Café at 35 Ixworth Place, London SW3 3QX. Tanya’s juices are also available to buy from their juice bar at 709 Fulham Rd, SW6 5UL.

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