Parade Punch Mocktail

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Recipe by Dr. Kristi Funk Course: DrinksCuisine: ContinentalDifficulty: Easy
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Normally you would not find a Mocktail recipe in our Cancer-Kicking! Kitchen, but 2020 has hardly been normal. There are antioxidants in fruit, of course, but juices allow for rapid sugar absorption and insulin spikes whereas whole fruit consumption avoids those responses.

So while this recipe does not contain the amazing cancer-fighting ingredients we generally include in all of our other recipes, limiting your alcohol consumption is a big enough Cancer-Kicking! reason itself to include them, and I will keep these going every month until Covid is a thing of the past. Not sure about the connection between alcohol and breast health? Read my blog post for all the details about why it matters during Covid (and after). And if you enjoy your wine or cocktail and don’t want to put that glass down, be sure to supplement with Cosmo Companion to counteract the negative health effects.

Now, on to our Parade Punch Mocktail. This recipe is close to my heart because it reminds me of the 4th of July celebrations we have had at my parents house for the past 40+ years. Every year, friends and family gather together for the local 10K race, followed by sky divers and then a parade. The whole thing has a small town feel to it despite the big city around us, and the Parade Punch is always part of the celebrations and it never disappoints.


  • 12 oz of frozen lemonade

  • 12 oz of frozen orange juice

  • 20 oz of pineapple juice

  • 24 oz of apricot, peach or mango nectar

  • 2 2 liter bottles of ginger ale

  • 1 orange, sliced for garnish

  • 20 fresh cranberries for garnish


  • Mix together the lemonade, orange juice, pineapple juice and nectar in a bowl
  • Refrigerate the bowl for 2 hours
  • Once ready to serve drinks, add the ginger ale to the bowl
  • Garnish the bowl and glassware with cranberries and orange slices
  • And whenever you decide to just go for the real deal, you would simply add 750ml of your favorite vodka to the bowl. But, drink responsibly (and preferably not very often) and offer your guests a tablet of Cosmo Companion to minimize the negative health effects.


  • All recipes from the Cancer-Kicking! Kitchen are always 100% plant-based and delicious. Check our Ingredient Spotlight feature to learn what makes each ingredient special, and use our Purity Scale to see just how healthy and plant-pure your recipe is.

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