End of Summer Pick-me-up August 08 2014


 

Wow where did summer go? It seems like we were just thinking about leaving for vacation and throwing together our favorite summer outfits! To beat these end of summer blues, we have a pick-me-up that is best shared with friends on the beach! 
MJ Mojito 
Ingredients: 
ice
6 oz. light rum
12 mint sprigs (broken apart) 
6 tablespoons lime juice
4 tablespoons sugar 
club soda
4 slices lime 
Directions: 
Place ice in beverage shaker then add in the rum, 8 broken up mint sprigs, lime juice and sugar. Shake well and serve over ice in a high ball glass. Top off each glass with a splash of club soda.

Garnish each with a slice of lime and a sprig of mint.

*Recipe originally from foodnetwork.com