10 alcohol-free drinks you can pop like Champagne

There’s nothing quite like Christmas fizz, and now you can stock up with versions which are healthy and just as complex and flavourful. We list 10 delicious alcohol-free sparkling wines will look gorgeous in your glass, are deliciously sippable, and are guaranteed to take you from day to night with a clear head. They’ll provide…

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Real Remedies - How to come out of Christmas healthier

If you’ve decided not to indulge in alcohol excess this Christmas, you’re probably looking for other things to treat yourself with instead. We’re all human, and treating our bodies with kindness sometimes comes second to an evening in with a large bar of Dairy Milk. But if you’re changing your drinking habits this festive season,…

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How to choose a drink if you're diabetic

We talk a lot about alcohol and your health at Club Soda, and diabetes is one of the conditions that can make it more difficult to choose what to drink. Over 300 million people in the world have Type 2 diabetes, making it a common condition. Regardless of your health, we believe in mindful drinking:…

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DRY book of cocktails

DRY: a recipe book We love a good alcohol-free concoction, and there is a brand new, beautiful book out that will tickle your tastebuds with its awesome recipes. Usable as a treat just for you, or even as a way to show off your cocktail-making abilities to guests, family members, pets – anyone who’s watching,…

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Laura and Jussi with alcohol-free drinks

Labels, labels, labels – in all senses of the word it can be confusing when working out what to drink instead of alcohol. If you start quaffing alcohol-free beers, are you just replacing one habit with another? Or is a fake alcoholic drink dangerous? How much alcohol is 0.5% really? And why do they not taste…

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How to fake an alcohol-free Pimms

If you like your Pimms, it’s good news! This “fake”, or alcohol-free version provides a summer taste sensation that is undistinguishable from the real thing. And it is also really simple to make, using easy-to-find ingredients. The recipe comes from SlimmingWorld, and also has a much lower calorie content than Pimms, and of course contains…

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Nirvana beer yoga

Nirvana beer We have talked about Nirvana Beer before – one of our first beer-tasting events included a prototype stout made by Steve, the man behind Nirvana, as one of the beers on the tasting menu. It was actually the favourite beer of the evening, beating several well-known commercial brands, so we have been eagerly…

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First up in a brand new series of articles on ‘What I Drink Instead’ is a list of blogger and Club Soda member Rae Ritchie’s alcohol-free favourites. Try them and see if you agree! From Dry January to sobriety As I’ve mentioned in other posts, I thought that throughout January, I’d draw on my experience of two…

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