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Green mocktail

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Did you know that St. Patrick’s day ranks 4th among the most popular drinking days? Millions of people celebrate this holiday across the globe!

Adorn yourself with your green wig, Kiss me I’m Irish button, and St. Patty’s day t-shirt! Mothers and their partners can make healthy choices before, during and after pregnancy. Families, friends and communities can all help. Supporting all women of childbearing years to make healthy choices in pregnancy, including a focus on prenatal alcohol use, provides a foundation for preventing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).

If you are a soon to be mom, celebrating with the kids or looking for some fun and tasty drinks to indulge in instead of alcohol- here is a great mocktail recipe!

St. Patrick-tini

Ingredients:

  • Mix together to dissolve 2 large packages of green Jello, 1 packet unflavoured gelatin, and 4 cups boiling water.
  • Add: 1 quart vanilla ice cream and stir until dissolved.
  • Pour into each martini glass and refrigerate overnight, or place into freezer until jello is set.
  • Serve!

The FASD Committee wishes you a Happy St. Patrick’s Day!