Sometimes the perfect food or drink experience can be an instant escape—transporting you back in time to a favorite memory or sparking new dreams of tropical travels.
If vacations or extended holidays are not in your near future, create your own personal get-away with mocktail recipes using your favorite XS products.
Whether you send them with friends ahead of time to share together over an online happy hour or host a safe, in-person gathering, they are sure to help everyone enjoy a virtual escape to a tropical island.
These recipes are tried and true, but they can also act as inspiration for your inner mixologist. Consider substituting different varieties of XS™ Energy Drinks or adding some XS™ Sparkling+ Waters for a new flavor and some bubbles.
The combinations are limited only by your imagination. Just don’t forget to pop in a tiny umbrella for the final touch. Cheers!
Tamarindo Twist drink recipe
This is the drink that will definitely spice things up. If you haven’t added Tajin Clasico seasoning to your list of pantry staples, you are missing out. Put it to your shopping list so you can create this tasty concoction.
- Lime juice
- Tajin Clasico seasoning
- Large ice cube
- XS™ Energy Drink, Tamarindo flavor, cold
- Juice of half a lime, about 1 Tbsp.
- Lime slice for garnish
In a shallow bowl, add enough lime juice to fill it ¼-inch deep. In another shallow bowl, add enough Tajin Clasico to fill it ¼-inch deep.
Take a small rocks glass and dip it first into the lime juice, then into the seasoning. Add the large ice cube to the glass and gently pour in the XS energy drink. Add the lime juice, garnish with lime slice and enjoy!
Sparkling Pear Tamarindo drink recipe
Here’s another opportunity to use your new favorite XS™ Energy Drink flavor. Tamarindo, pear and cardamom team up for an amazing flavor combination.
- 1 cup pear juice
- 1 T brown or raw sugar
- 1/8 tsp cardamom
- Pinch sea salt
- 1 can XS™ Tamarindo Energy Drink
- 12 oz sparkling water
In a saucepan, simmer down the pear juice, sugar and spices until it becomes syrupy, stirring continuously. Cool to room temp. In a quart jar, add pear syrup and ice, then slowly pour 1 can of XS Tamarindo and fill remainder of jar with sparkling water. Stir and serve, garnished with pear slice.
Ocean Water drink recipe
This mocktail takes XS™ Energy Drink-tropical flavor to a whole new level with pineapple juice and coconut extract. You may even feel the sensation of the ocean breeze in your hair!
- Crushed ice or ice cubes
- Pineapple juice (fresh is best)
- XS™ Energy Drink tropical flavor
- 3 drops coconut extract
- 2 drops blue food coloring
- Lemon slice, cherry or pineapple chunk for garnish
Add ice to a festive glass and fill it a quarter of the way with pineapple juice. Top it off with XS Tropical and add the coconut extract and food coloring. Stir gently, add your garnish and enjoy!
Dragon Fruit Mojito recipe
Now is the time to experiment with things you may not have ever tried before. So next time you make an essential run to the grocery store, pick up some dragon fruit and make this refreshing tropical mocktail.
Not only does it taste fabulous and offer some enjoyment during unsettling times, it includes XS™ Muscle Multiplier†* Essential Amino Acid Supplement.
This drink calls for muddling—or smashing together herbs and fruits until the herbs release their flavors and the mixture is combined well. If you don’t have a muddler, don’t worry. You can use a wooden spoon or other similar blunt kitchen tool.
- Mint leaves
- Juice from one lime, about 2 Tbsp.
- ½ cup dragon fruit puree
- 1 Tbsp. agave syrup
- 1 large scoop XS Muscle Multiplier Essential Amino Acid Supplement, Dragon Fruit flavor
- ½ cup sparkling water
- Small glass regular water
- Crushed ice or ice cubes
Put four mint lives, lime juice and dragon fruit puree in a small bowl or tall glass and muddle it up. Add the agave syrup.
Stir the XS Muscle Multiplier into the small glass of water and mix well. Add it to the herb mixture. Top it off with the sparkling water.
Pour the concoction into a large glass of ice. Garnish with a slice of dragon fruit and a sprig of mint and enjoy!
Fruit Punch Colada recipe for two
This recipe uses the fruit punch flavor of XS™ Sports Twist Tubes, so it will give you a wonderful dose of hydration plus an awesome flavor. Picture yourself on a beach when you take a sip, and all will be right with the world—at least for a little while.
- 16 oz cold water
- 1 XS Sports Twist Tube in fruit punch flavor
- 8 oz lemonade
- 3 oz pina colada mix
- Pineapple wedge
- Crushed ice or ice cubes
Put ice into two festive glasses and set aside.
Combine XS and water in a cocktail shaker and stir. Add lemonade and pina colada mix. Put the lid on a shake vigorously for 5 seconds.
Pour the mocktail into each glass, garnish with pineapple and enjoy!
Now you have four new drink recipes to help you through these draining days. Give them a try and tell us what you think. And to learn more about the variety of XS products available, visit Amway.com.
*When combined with regular weight/resistance training and a healthy balanced diet.
†This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.