Sparkling Cran Razzy

Sparkling Cran Razzy

Enjoy your fruit juice but keep calories in check by mixing it with seltzer. Make a pretty garnish by freezing big, plump fresh raspberries (already-frozen ones don't look as nice.)

From EatingWell: July/August 2009
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes (including 1 hour freezing time)

Ingredients

  1. 1/2 cup fresh or frozen raspberries, for garnish
  2. 2 cups cranberry-raspberry juice
  3. 2 cups seltzer
  4. 2 tablespoons lime juice, plus 4 wedges for garnish

Preparation

  1. If using fresh raspberries, freeze them in a single layer for about 1 hour (or overnight) before proceeding with Step 2.
  2. Combine cranberry-raspberry juice, seltzer and lime juice in a pitcher. Divide among 4 ice-filled glasses. Garnish with frozen raspberries and lime wedges.

Nutrition

Nutrition Per Serving: 65 calories; 0 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 16 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 1 g fiber; 5 mg sodium; 157 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (20% daily value).

1 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1 fruit