Vodka Pomegranate Mojito’s

skinny cocktails

Mint leaves & pomegranate seeds provide the freshest taste

Lately, I have taken a huge interest in herbs. Mint has so many benefits [ it has tons of minerals, rich in Vitamin A, C & B2 & is an antioxidant ], so I decided to create a skinny cocktail using this specific herb. As opposed to a regular mojito [ which normally contains rum ], I used vodka [ less calories! ]. A fun addition was the fresh pomegranate seeds & lime. This is super easy, has about 100 calories & is low on sugar. We enjoyed these skinny cocktails, while playing scrabble with Boardwalk Empire [ the guy with half a face steals the show ] in the background.

fresh mint

Fresh grown mint

skinny cocktails that promote weight loss

My continued obsession with pretty, cocktail straws

skull vodka

Crystal Head Vodka

low sugar cocktails

Fresh pomegranate seeds

weight loss tips

Skinny mojito's

 

Love Lauryn

 

 

 

Vodka Pomegranate Mojito’s 

** Makes two cocktails

 

3.5 ounces of choice of vodka

1/2 cup pomegranate blueberry juice

6 ounces sparkling water [ I like the grapefruit Perrier ]

2 pomegranates [ remove seeds ]

1 small splash of triple sec

2 limes

1 handful of mint leaves

2 chilled glasses

2 handfuls of ice

 

Chill two glasses. Remove glasses and add pomegranate seeds to the bottom of each glass. In a bowl, use a muddler [ or a wooden spoon ] to press/muddle fresh mint, sliced lime and a splash of triple sec. Then, put ice cubes, 3 ounces of vodka & 1/2 cup of blueberry pomegranate juice in a martini shaker. Shake until the martini shaker is extremely cold. Strain contents in to two glasses & then add ice cubes. Over the drink add two splashes [ in each glass ] of grapefruit sparkling water. Do not shake the sparkling water in martini shakers; it will explode! Cheers with someone who provides great company!

 

 

8 comments on Vodka Pomegranate Mojito’s

  1. Ian
    10.02.11 at 7:58 pm (3 years ago)

    You’ll need to make a few gallons of this for my housewarming party, this is my favorite of yours so far.

    Reply
  2. Jennifer
    10.02.11 at 9:50 pm (3 years ago)

    What a colorful drink.. Will try it soon.

    Reply
  3. vodka nutrition
    11.01.11 at 3:31 pm (3 years ago)

    We’re a group of volunteers and opening a brand new scheme in our community. Your web site offered us with useful info to paintings on. You have performed an impressive activity and our whole neighborhood will be thankful to you.
    vodka nutrition recently posted..1My Profile

    Reply
  4. Devon
    04.09.12 at 4:25 pm (3 years ago)

    What brand name blueberry pomegranate juice do you use?

    Reply

3Pingbacks & Trackbacks on Vodka Pomegranate Mojito’s

  1. […] A skinny pomegranate margarita ( or mojito ) is freaking […]

Leave a Reply

CommentLuv badge