It’s summertime and definitely party time. With the pandemic slow dissipating, people are ready to get together, have cocktails and enjoy. When it is hot out, I like a light, cool, refreshing cocktail, and of course, easy to make. I also like to make it slightly healthy without so much sugar. Included in this post are five easy, little ingredient cocktails that are delicious. I hope you enjoy it!



  • 5 medium-sized ice cubes
  • Rosé wine
  • Club soda
  • Slice of lemon


  • Place ice in a glass.
  • Fill the glass half full with wine, then top up with the club soda.
  • Garnish with a slice of lemon. 

White Bubbly Sangria


  • 1 (750mL) bottle white wine
  • 2 peaches, sliced
  • 2 kiwis, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 cup raspberries
  • 3 tablespoons sugar, or more, to taste
  • 1 (750mL) bottle sparkling white wine
  • 8 sprigs mint


  1. In a large pitcher, whisk together white wine, peaches, kiwis, raspberries and sugar.
  2. Let chill in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour.
  3. Serve over ice with sparkling white wine, garnished with mint, if desired.

Blueberry Mojito


  • 1 cup fresh blueberries, plus extra for garnish 
  • 4 oz clear rum 
  • 10 fresh mint leaves 
  • 2 teaspoons sugar 
  • juice of 2 limes 
  • 6 oz club soda 
  • ice


  1. In a food processor or blender, puree blueberries until smooth. Set aside.
  2. Add mint leaves and sugar to a cocktail shaker. Use a muddler (or the end of a wooden spoon) to muddle the mint and sugar. Add the lime juice, rum, and pureed blueberries: shake vigorously.
  3. Pour ice and club soda into two tall glasses and then pour in rum mixture. Gently stir. Garnish with a lime wedge, extra blueberries, and a sprig of mint. Serve immediately.

Watermelon Gin Fiz


  • 4 cups watermelon, diced
  • 2 limes
  • 1 1/3 cup Ginger Ale
  • A few chunks of watermelon frozen, for garnish
  • lime wedges, for garnish
  • 3 oz Gin


  1. Puree the 4 cups of watermelon in a food processor or blender
  2. Pour through a strainer. You should have about 1 cup of watermelon juice.
  3. Fill each cup with ice.
  4. Pour about 1/3 – 1/2 cup of watermelon juice over the ice into each glass.
  5. Squeeze the juice of one lime.
  6. add 1 1/2 oz of Gin to each glass.
  7. Pour in 2/3 cup of Ginger Ale, and stir.
  8. Garnish with frozen watermelon and a lime wedge.

Pineapple and Jalapeno Infused Vodka Cocktail


  • 1 cup vodka
  • 1 diced jalapeno, seeds removed
  • 2 tbsp pineapple juice
  • 6 oz lime or pineapple flavored sparkling water


  1. Pour the vodka into a glass jar and add the sliced jalapeño. Seal the top with a cover or lid and let sit overnight to infuse
  2. When ready to assemble the cocktail, combine one shot of the jalapeño infused vodka with 2 tablespoons pineapple juice and 6 ounces sparkling water flavor of choice (lime or pineapple works best)
  3. Add ice and pineapple tidbits if desired.

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