Your New Summer Cocktail

Skinny Summer Mojito
 
This past Saturday my good friend Stefanie and I had a mission. We were determined to 1) spend the day relaxing by the pool and 2) enjoy a healthy cocktail while doing so. This is no joke, we may or may not have been at the liquor store at 10:45 am. As a disclaimer, we wanted to get the necessary ingredients first thing so we weren’t making a mid-day trip. That makes it perfectly acceptable to me.

Stefanie was the brains behind the drink and it was SO good that I can’t wait to make it again soon. We filled a pitcher with water and the crystal light mojito mix. Next up, adding the fresh mint, lemon and cucumber slices. The final step is up to you- either add the vodka (our choice: Rain Organic Cucumber Vodka- incredibly delicious) straight into the pitcher with the other combined ingredients, or pour servings of the pitcher mix into glasses and then top off with the vodka. Don’t forget to stir if you do it that way!

ingredients:
pitcher of water
pkg. of crystal light mojito mix
fresh mint
lemon, sliced
cucumber, sliced
vodka (preferably cucumber vodka)

Enjoy!

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18 Comments

  1. June 6, 2012 / 11:03 am

    Yummmmm. I am so trying this!! I need pool time. Stat.

  2. June 6, 2012 / 12:32 pm

    hmmm I am thinking that I need to try this out ASAP! xo

  3. June 6, 2012 / 12:45 pm

    These sound so perfect for hot summer nights! 🙂

  4. June 6, 2012 / 12:57 pm

    I bought this mix a few weeks ago but haven’t gotten a chance to try it yet. I’m glad you gave it a good review- I will be using your recipe!

  5. June 6, 2012 / 1:28 pm

    Get in my pitcher!! Just added this to the weekend to do list!

  6. June 6, 2012 / 2:07 pm

    so impressed you girls created this on your own!!!! sounds amazing 🙂 i could use one now.. shhh, don’t tell my employer HAHA!

  7. June 6, 2012 / 3:38 pm

    yum! i need to put that mojito mix on my grocery list asap!

  8. June 6, 2012 / 3:47 pm

    “healthy cocktail”. you are my hero. or this cocktail is my hero. or both.

  9. June 6, 2012 / 3:58 pm

    Thanks for sharing this! It’s good to know I can have a drink without worrying about the calories. 😉

  10. June 6, 2012 / 4:25 pm

    Oh my goshhh this looks amazing!! Thanks for sharing 🙂

  11. June 6, 2012 / 9:53 pm

    Mmmm mojitos are so refreshing! These look amazing. And no judgment on the time of day you were in the liquor store – it just happens sometimes! 🙂

  12. June 6, 2012 / 10:45 pm

    I’m so in on these drinks….yummy and skinny that’s called a win, win =)

  13. June 6, 2012 / 11:35 pm

    that sounds great – and low cal. perfect. thanks for sharing 🙂

  14. June 7, 2012 / 1:04 pm

    This sound delicious! I need to give it a try!

  15. June 10, 2012 / 8:07 pm

    What a great recipe! I will definitely be trying this 🙂

    xo Your newest follower, Georgina