As I was reading an article in the most recent Gourmet, it occurred to me. I was meant to live in the 50’s, host fabulous cocktail parties – complete with a too-cute dress, apron and heels – a dirty martini in one hand and a tray of hors devours in the other…and while this sounds great to me in theory it didn’t take me too long to realize I would be forced to live without things like my iphone, laptop, blogs etc so I quickly got back to reality. But it is true, there is nothing I like more than having friends over for some cocktails and hors devours.
I came across a recipe for a white wine mojito in a special Whole Foods publication and was instantly inspired! I love wine and I love mojito’s so it was a no-brainer for me.
I changed the recipe a bit and this is what I ended up with:
1 bottle white wine
1 cup sparkling lemonade
1 cup chopped mint leaves
2 limes (sliced and juiced)
Mix in a pitcher with a little ice and drink away (well, in moderation of course!) – this was such a refreshing, fun summer cocktail – perfect for 4th of July celebrations and you could easily add some frozen blueberries and raspberries for an extra festive drink. I will be making this again very soon!
What is your favorite summer cocktail?
These crackers are raw, vegan, organic and gluten-free and have pretty good nutritional stats as well:
Per 1 oz – 149 calories, 9 g fat, 5 g fiber
– Sprouted organic pumpkin seeds
– Sprouted organic flax seeds
– organic date
– organic agave nectar
– sea salt