5 Cocktail Recipes Everyone Will Love

With warmer weather, cookouts and summer celebrations right around the corner, you're going to want some easy, crowd pleasing recipes. It's no secret that I love cocktails and wine, so I wanted to take a minute to share my top 5 favorite recipes with you guys. 

1. White Strawberry Lemon Sangria
It's unofficially summer (us New Englander's can dream for better days), and that means white wine cocktails -- who am I kidding, I'm always in a white wine mindset. This is probably my #1 favorite for the simple reason it comes with buzzed fruit -- yum!
• 2 lemons, thinly sliced
• 1 apple, cored and sliced (I prefer Macintosh, but any kind will work)
• 1 cup of strawberries, sliced lengthwise
• 1 (740 ml) bottle of white wine (dry, chardonnay is my preferred one)
• 1/2 cup of light rum
• 4 cups of lemon-lime soda
How to Make:
1. Add lemon slices, apples and strawberries to a large pitcher
2. Pour the wine and rum over the top
3. Cover & place in the fridge for about 4 hours
4. After about 4 hours, add the lemon lime soda and a few pieces of fruit

2. Mixed Berry Mojito 
This is what weekends and parties are made of. Kick back and relax with this delicious, easy to make cocktail.
• 2 ounces of white rum
• Fresh mint leaves
• 1 ounce fresh lime juice
• 3-4 mixed berries of choice (I prefer blueberries, strawberries and blackberries)
• 2 tsp of sugar
• Club soda
How to Make:
1. In a pitcher, combine rum, mint leaves, lime juice, berries & sugar
2. Muddle until the berries are broken down and you can smell the mint
3. Fill pitcher with ice and fill with club soda
4. Stir & serve

3. Blueberry Limoncello Prosecco
Perfect for any summer celebration! It's beautiful to look at and filled with lemony goodness!
• Blueberries
• Lemon slices
• Thyme
• Ice
• 1 cup Limoncello liqueur
• 1 (750 ml) bottle Prosecco
How to Make:
1. Combine the Limoncello liqueur, Prosecco, blueberries and ice in a large pitcher
2. Use the Thyme as a garnish. 

4. Tropical Mimosa
The best way to enjoy a tropical vacation at home. 
• 1 bottle of champagne
• 3/4 cup of orange juice
• 3/4 cup of pineapple juice
• 3/4 cup of Malibu Rum
• orange slices, pineapple slices, and maraschino cherries
How to Make:
1. Combine the champagne, OJ, pineapple juice, Rum and fruit slices in a large pitcher

5. Coconut Blueberry Mimosa
I would drink Mimosa's all day if I could, they're my absolute favorite!
• Blueberries
• Strawberries
• 4 1/2 ounces Champagne
• 3 ounces of Coconut Water
How to Make:
1. Mix all ingredients together in a glass