Sizzling Summer Sips

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Blueberry Mojito, recipe provided below (adapted from Baking Beauty)

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Fresh Blueberries, (Set aside a few for garnish if desired)
  • 4 Ounces Rum
  • 10 Fresh Mint Leaves
  • 2 Teaspoons White Sugar
  • Juice of 2 Limes
  • 6 Ounces Club Soda
  • Ice Cubes

Directions

  • Blend or muddle blueberries until smooth. Set aside.
  • Use a muddler or wooden spoon to blend in mint leaves and sugar.
  • Stir in rum, lime juice, and blueberry mixture.
  • Pour over club soda & ice. Gently stir.
  • Garnish with extra blueberries,lime, and mint if desired.
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Mixed Berry Sangria, recipe provided below (adapted from Gal on a Mission)

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh strawberries, hulled and washed
  • 6 ounces fresh blueberries, washed
  • 6 ounces fresh blackberries, washed
  • 2 bottles white wine
  • ½ cup ginger ale

Directions

  • Add your fresh mixed berries to a large pitcher, pour in the wine and allow the mixture to sit in the overnight for 4 hours. Overnight is best.
  • Before serving, mix in the ginger ale.
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Spiked Watermelon Lemonade, recipe provided below (adapted from Julie's Eats and Treats)

Ingredients

  • 5 cups seedless watermelon, cubed
  • 1 (12 oz) can frozen lemonade
  • 1 3/4 cups water
  • 1 1/4 cups vodka
  • ice
  • garnish: watermelon and lemon

Directions

  • Add the watermelon and frozen lemonade to a blender.
  • Blend until watermelon and lemonade are mixed and desired consistency.
  • Pour into a pitcher and stir in water and vodka.