From the Editors of Live Right Live Well
Here’s an easy and nutrient-rich party punch with just 75 calories in every 8-ounce cup. (The typical cup of punch has 150 calories.) You’ll be loading up on powerful anthocyanins -- the antioxidants in tart cherry juice -- which have anti-inflammatory and other heart-healthy properties. Plus, they help relieve muscle and joint soreness. Bonus: Every cup contains 75 percent of your daily vitamin C needs. Here’s to good health!
Makes 12 servings (1 cup each)
Ingredients6 cups 100% tart red cherry juice3 cups light cranberry-pomegranate juice3 cups calorie-free lemon lime sodaLemon and lime slices or starfruit for garnish (optional)
Directions1. Combine two juices in large pitcher or bowl.
2. Add soda right before serving.
3. Garnish punch bowl with fruit if desired.
Nutrition information (per serving):75 calories0 g protein19 g carbohydrate0 g fat (0 g saturated)0 mg cholesterol35 mg sodium235 mg potassium10 mg calcium0.7 mg iron0 IU vitamin A45 mg vitamin C0 g fiber
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