Low Calorie Mojito

MojitoIf you are wanting to skip on the calories and a classic Irish pint of Guinness isn’t your beverage pick for St.Patty’s Day, you are in luck, why not tip a cocktail to yourself that also has the benefit of being low in calories.  ~ Luck ‘o the Mojito (90 calories)

You can celebrate St. Patty’s Day the healthier way with some fresh green herbs. It’s the perfect low-calorie cocktail for those who prefer a drink with a lighter touch but still want to get their spirit on.

In the bottom of a  mixing glass, muddle 1 teaspoon sugar, 1 teaspoon water, herbs (1 pinch fresh ginger, peeled and grated, 3 medium basil leaves, 3 mint leaves) and juice of half a lime. Pour in 1 oz. of white rum (or vodka, if you prefer) and stir. Top with crushed ice and club soda. Garnish with a lime wheel.

What a Way to Enjoy St. Patty’s Day and still stay Healthy!!!!