Refreshing, bright, and sweet, this plum mojito is best enjoyed on a hot summer day to cool off! Easy on the stomach and good for digestion, this virgin drink would also make a great appetizer before any dinner.
What (your ingredients):
6-8 sprigs of mint
Juice of ½ lime
½ teaspoon agave
2 cups sparkling water
How (your directions):
Slice ½ of a plum into 2 pieces and place in tall glass. Add mint, lime juice, and agave.
Using a muddler or the end of a wooden spoon or spatula, muddle the plum and mint until the plum’s juices are released and mint is slight broken apart (~30 seconds).
Add 3-4 cubes of ice and top with sparking water.
Enjoy your refreshing drink immediately!
Why (the science): Fresh mint is great for digestion, as it fights inflammation in the stomach. Don’t be afraid to chew on the mint leaves once you’ve sipped all of your mojito!