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New Year New chances. Are you also trying to be a little healthier, go to bed a little more on time and things like that? Then meet this healthy TikTok trend: the Sleepy Girl Mocktail. And you guessed it, this delicious, non-alcoholic cocktail is perfect for... your night's sleep. You can read what makes this mocktail so special and the (super simple) recipe here.

What is the Sleepy Girl Mocktail?

The Sleepy Girl Mocktail is a trendy drink that recently went viral on TikTok. The recipe was originally posted by TikToker Calee Shea in January, but recently became viral again after it was posted by Gracie Norton in a TikTok video that has since racked up more than a million views. Norton claimed the drink worked wonders in helping her fall asleep, saying that "pure tart cherry juice and magnesium are a match made in heaven."

The recipe combines delicious, natural ingredients with a soothing effect, ideal for the end of a busy day. This mocktail is not only very tasty, but also healthy. It contains no alcohol and is rich in ingredients that contribute to a good night's sleep.

Why is it so popular?

Yes, why exactly? So much goes viral. But the popularity of the Sleepy Girl Mocktail can be attributed to a few factors. Firstly, it is a nice alternative to alcoholic drinks, making it a perfect choice for those who want to reduce or avoid their alcohol consumption. Second, the health benefits. This mocktail contains ingredients known for their soothing and sleep-promoting properties.

👉 Also read: 9 tips to sleep like a baby

The recipe: Sleepy Girl Mocktail

This mocktail is surprisingly easy to make!


  • 240 ml pure sour 100% cherry juice
  • 1 tablespoon magnesium powder
  • a splash of prebiotic soda (Shea and Norton used Olipop) or sparkling water (Spa red)


  1. Fill a glass halfway with ice cubes.
  2. Place the ingredients in a large glass.
  3. Stir everything well.

And voilà, your own Sleepy Girl Mocktail is ready! This drink is not only super tasty, but also helps you relax after a long day.

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Source: Today.com
Image: Unsplash

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