Ginger-Mint Mojitos (Vegan, Gluten-Free, Nut-Free, Soy-Free)

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Faith Kramer, Paper Palate – “Chill out with the foods of summer” seems to be the theme of the July/August issue of Vegetarian Times.  The magazine celebrates summer with cold soups, super salads and lots of choices for grilling and picnicking.  Here is Vegetarian Times’ recipe for Ginger-Mint Mojitos.  Each serving is 120 calories according to the nutritional data provided by the magazine.

Serves 4

  • 2 limes
  • 2/3 cup white rum
  • 10 fresh mint sprigs, plus 4 extra for garnish
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 2 Tbs. minced fresh ginger
  • 2 cups club soda

Juice the limes and reserve juiced halves. Mash lime halves, juice, run, mints, sugar and ginger in bowl with spoon.  After 20 minutes, strain, discarding solids. Fill 4 glasses with ice, ½ cup of the rum-lime mixture and ½ cup of club soda. Garnish with mint springs.

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Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Senior Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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