Dessert, Kid Friendly

10 Non-Alcoholic Drinks To Keep You Cool This Summer

Looking for a fun and refreshing way to stay hydrated and have fun this summer?  Well any of these drinks will be perfect for a hot summer day for you or your kidos.  These 10 Non-Alcoholic Drinks will be a fun and easy activity or a refreshing beverage to keep you cool in the scorching summer heat.

10 Non-Alcoholic Drinks by Nikki Christiansen for Busy Mom's Helper

10 Non-Alcoholic Drinks To Keep You Cool This Summer!

Arizona Sunset

Arizona Sunset by Nikki Christiansen for Busy Mom's Helper


      • Ice
      • Grenadine
      • 1 cup 7up
      • 1 cup Orange juice
      • Cherries or orange slices for garnish


  1. Fill 2 glasses with ice
  2. Splash some grenadine into each glass
  3. Mix 7up and orange juice together and then slowly pour over the grenadine dividing it between the two glasses.
  4. Garnish with cherries or oranges if you desire.

Pina Coladas

Pina Coladas by Nikki Christiansen for Busy Mom's Helper


      • ice
      • 1 cup 7up
      • 4 Tbls Pina Colada margarita mix (found in the drink section)


  1. Fill glass with ice
  2. Mix colada mix and 7 up together
  3. Pour into glass of ice
  4. Enjoy!

Fish Bowl

Fish Bowl by Nikki Christianse for Busy Mom's Helper


      • Ice
      • 1 liter 7 up
      • Blue food coloring
      • Sweedish fish (however many fish you or your kidos want)


  1. Fill pitcher with ice (if you have a fish bowl, that’s washed really well, you could use that instead)
  2. Pour in 7 up
  3. Add some drops of blue food coloring until it is the desired blue you want
  4. Slowly add in sweedish fish and watch them swim!

Luau Punch

Luau Punch by Nikki Christiansen for Busy Mom's Helper


      • 46 ounces pineapple juice
      • 2 liters 7up
      • 6 ounce frozen orange juice
      • 2 Tbls of half and half


  1. Blend together frozen orange juice and about 2 tablespoons of half and half
  2. Mix together the pineapple juice and 7up
  3. Slowly add pineapple juice and 7up to frozen orange juice

Strawberry Italian Cream Soda

Strawberry Italian Cream Soda


For the syrup:

      • 1 lb. strawberries
      • 1 cup water
      • 1 cup sugar
      • For each soda:
      • ½ cup 7 up
      • 2 tablespoons strawberry syrup
      • 2 tablespoons half and half


  1. Wash and cut the stems off the strawberries
  2. Blend together the strawberries, water, and sugar
  3. Place the blended strawberries, water, and sugar in a medium sauce pan. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat to medium low and cook for about 10-15 minutes or until the syrup is a nice strawberry red color.
  4. Remove from and let cool, once cooled put in a container and place in fridge.
  5. When it is time to make the sodas fill a glass with ice.
  6. Add ½ cup 7 up, 2 tablespoons of the syrup, then gently pour the half and half over to create swirls.
  7. Enjoy!

4th of July Layered Drinks

4th of July Layered Drinks by Nikki Christiansen for Busy Mom's Helper


      • 1 cup cranapple juice
      • 1 cup white sobe pina colada drink
      • 1 cup blue Gatorade
      • Ice


  1. Fill glass with ice.
  2. Pour in the cranapple juice.
  3. Slowly pour the sobe in and let separate
  4. Then very, very slowly pour the Gatorade in trying to pour it onto ice and not directly in the sobe.
  5. These are super fun but take a little patience and can be cut down in size for little ones.

Frozen Hawaiian Lava Flow

Frozen Hawaiian Lava Flow by Nikki Christiansen for Busy Mom's Helper


      • 46 ounce pineapple juice
      • 40 ounce coco lopez
      • 1 pint half and half
      • Ice
      • Frozen strawberries
      • 2 tablespoons water


  1. Blend strawberries, ice, and water together to get a slush, may need more water to get slushy.
  2. Combine coco lopez, pineapple juice, and half and half.
  3. In a glass pour half of the strawberry slush then on top slowly pour the pineapple, coco lopez, and half and half mixture.

Blue Raspberry Lemonade Slush

Blue Raspberry Lemonade Slush by Nikki Christiansen for Busy Mom's Helper


      • 1 cup boiling water
      • 1 cup 7 up
      • Juice from ½ a lemon
      • 1 box berry blue jello 3.4 ounce
      • Additional 7 up or lemon to add or serve with


  1. In a 9 x 13 or similar sized baking dish combine the boiling water and jello until the jello is dissolved
  2. Stir in soda and lemon juice and freeze for 4 hours or more until frozen solid
  3. Remove from freezer 10-15 minutes before serving
  4. Fill a glass with half of the slush mixture and the other half with soda
  5. Can add raspberries, lemons, or whatever for additional fun

Brazilian lemonade

Brazilian Lemonade by Nikki Christiansen for Busy Mom's Helper


      • 3 fresh limes
      • 1/3 cup sweetened condensed milk
      • 1/3 cup sugar
      • 4 cups cold water
      • Ice


  1. Pulse limes, sweetened concensed milk, sugar, and water until everything is well blended and mixed.
  2. Stir and strain any remaining chunks
  3. Fill glass with ice and pour mixture in the glass and enjoy!
  4. Can add strawberry syrup or any other syrup for additional flavor choices

Cherry Limeade

Cherry Limeade by Nikki Christiansen for Busy Mom's Helper


      • 12 ounce can of 7up
      • ½ lime
      • 3 tbls grenadine
      • Maraschino cherries
      • ice


  1. Mix ingredients together and serve with ice.



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