Welcome, welcome the first day of spring!!
GUAVA FRESCA WITH MINT AND GINGER
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup chopped fresh mint leaves and stems
1 2-inch piece of fresh ginger, thinly sliced
4 cups guava nectar
Combine sugar, mint, ginger, and 1 cup water in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Let cool completely. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve.
Stir together mint syrup and guava juice in a pitcher, chill.
Fill glass with 1/3 cup guava mixture, top with seltzer and add a shot of tequila.
Recipe adapted from Martha Stewart