Apple Mojito

Special thanks to The Westin Resort & Spa for this recipe!

Apple Mojito
 
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Ingredients
  • fresh mint (about 10 to 15 leaves)
  • ice cubes
  • simple syrup (a splash, to taste)
  • lemon juice (a splash, to taste)
  • ¼ cup apple juice
  • ⅓ cup rum (dark or white)
  • 4 green apple slices (to add to drink and for garnish)
  • Sparkling water
Instructions
  1. In a tall glass, crush the mint leaves, lemon juice, simple syrup (sugar crystals are okay to use instead) and a green apple slice with a muddler.
  2. Add ice cubes, then the apple juice and rum (if you like you can add vodka).
  3. Stir well, top off with sparkling water, garnish with red or green apples slices, serve -- and enjoy!

Agave Julep

Agave Julep
 
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Ingredients
  • 2 Parts Maestro Dobel Tequila
  • 8 Fresh Mint Leaves
  • 1 Part Agave Syrup
  • 2 Parts Ginger Ale
Instructions
  1. Pour into an iced mixing glass
  2. Shake and strain into a rocks glass
  3. Lime Wedge garnish

Presidential Parfait

Presidential Parfait
 
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Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 3 containers (7 oz) of plain or vanilla 2% Greek yogurt
  • ½ pint blueberry
  • ½ pint blackberries
  • ½ pint strawberries, sliced
  • ½ cup granola or finally chopped walnuts
Instructions
  1. In a medium bowl, whisk 3 containers of yogurt.
  2. Layer yogurt, granola, and berries. Repeat layers a couple time ending with berries.
  3. Garnish with mint leaves.