Saturday, July 7, 2012

Skinny Watermelon Mojito

Skinny Watermelon Mojito

Don't you just love summer?

Mmmm….I do!

I love all the fresh herbs, veggies, and fruit that is available.

And I especially love summer drinks.

Here's my new fav.

I like to call it a Watermelon Mojito.
But technically I don't think I could call this a mojito. I'm pretty sure when I add things like Diet 7Up and Coconut rum…it's no longer a mojito.
But this is my blog, and my drink, so I'll do what I want!

Here's how to:

10 pieces watermelon, cubed and muddled.
8 pieces mint leaves
1 shot coconut rum
1/4 can Diet Cherry 7Up
Lime Juice

This is how I "muddled" my melon. Just smashed it with a fork until I got as much juice as possible out of it. It ended up being about 1/4 cup of watermelon juice.

Then I added the mint to the juice and "muddled" it together. I mushed up the leaves with the juice and a couple "glugs" of lime juice.
Add the rest of the ingredients to a glass of ice and stir.

No, I didn't add oats…they just happened to make my "ingredients photo". I
 would imagine that would be pretty gross. 

I love that it's sweet, yet mild. And I really love that it's so low in calories. I'm thinking it's weighing in at about 80 calories.

So get out there and enjoy summer!

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