B.C. recipes: B.C. blueberries offer a fresh spin on mojitos

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      The ever-refreshing mojito gets a fruity remix in this recipe for the cocktail made with B.C. blueberries.

      B.C. blueberry mojito 

      Yields: 1 Portion

      1 cup fresh mint leaves
      1 tablespoon fresh lime juice   
      1 teaspoon sugar   
      4 tablespoons frozen B.C. blueberries, divided
      1/2 to 3/4 cup lemonade   
      splash soda   
      one ounce light rum   
      half-ounce dark rum   
      mint sprig for garnish
      lime slice for garnish

      In a tall 16-ounce glass, add mint leaves, lime juice, and sugar.
      Mash the ingredients with the back of a spoon or a "muddler" until fragrant. 
      Add 2 tablespoons of the B.C. blueberries and mash until juicy. 

      Fill the glass three-quarters with ice.
      Add lemonade until the glass is two-thirds full.
      Add splash of soda, light rum, and remaining blueberries; stir.
      Slowly pour dark rum into the drink so it floats on top.
      Garnish with a sprig of mint and slice of lime; serve immediately.