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Friday, May 6th, 2011

How to Make a Mojito Cocktail

Friday, May 6th, 2011

Sake Champagne Mojito

 

That’s right, I said Sake Champagne Mojito and you’re gonna love it!! This is an absolutely smooth and delicious cocktail adapted from Pure Food & Wine in NYC.  It is THE PERFECT summer cocktail and a guaranteed hit when entertaining!  You may want to make this gorgeous cocktail for your mama this Sunday, what a lovely Mother’s Day treat!!

 

 

You know me, I always modify my recipes to make them as healthy as possible so this recipe is sugar free. I’ve also provided an alcohol free version for the kiddos and anyone looking for a fun cocktail without the hooch!

You’ll need:

  • 1 bottle Sake
  • 1 bottle Extra Dry Champagne
  • 1 large bunch mint leaves
  • juice of 3-4 limes
  • 6-10 droppers full of Liquid Stevia (more or less to taste)

First, tear the mint leaves off the stem. In a large pitcher, use the back of a wooden spoon to muddle the mint leaves, stevia, and lime juice. Then add the entire bottle of Sake and entire bottle of Champagne. Stir the mixture and serve over lots of ice in rocks glasses or mason jars.

 

 

Why Sake? So glad you asked!

Sake is fermented from steamed rice and is surprisingly rich in amino acids.  Sake is also free from sulfites which are a known allergen for many people. Sake is very light and comparatively free of hangover-causing congeners. Premium sake is also free from additives and preservatives.

 

 

If you’re not drinking, go for an alcohol free version by simply substituting sparkling mineral water for the sake and champagne.  It’s absolutely delicious and will make you feel like a million bucks every time you take a sip!

 

 

Even if you don’t give a hoot about health, you and your friends will still enjoy this delicious drink. This is my “go to” cocktail for parties. It’s a summer classic with an exotic and healthy twist!

I say this all the time but so many people tell me they don’t like Stevia. I didn’t like Stevia either but that’s because I wasn’t using the right kind!! If you’re looking for a great tasting Stevia that actually tastes like sugar and not like aspartame, NuNaturals is a MUST!! I always order my mine through iherb.com they have NuNaturals stevia in liquid, powder, packets and an assortment of flavors along with a wide variety of other health & beauty products and supplements. Feel free to use my discount code WAG472 to get $5 off your first order :)

Happy Weekend!

xo

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