Paloma Grapefruit Mocktail

What you need:  - A grapefruit - A lime - Grapefruit simple syrup  - Club soda - Coarse salt (optional)

For the Grapefruit Syrup: In a small saucepan bring 1/2 cup water to a simmer. Add 1/2 cup sugar and stir until dissolved.

Remove from heat and add 2 - 3 inch pieces of grapefruit peel. Infuse in the syrup until the syrup has reached room temp. Chill before using.

Prep Your Glass: Run a piece of grapefruit around the rim of a rocks glass and dip the rim in a shallow dish of coarse salt. Fill with ice and set aside.

Make Your Mocktail: Combine grapefruit juice, lime juice, and grapefruit syrup in a cocktail shaker filled with ice.

Shake well and pour into the prepared glass.

Top with club soda or sparkling water and enjoy!