Winter Pomegranate Mocktail
Let's face it, the holidays bring a lot of celebrations and it can be hard to avoid all those sweet, alcoholic drinks. Treat yourself to this evening drink this holiday season. Our Winter Mocktail offers a refreshing alternative that is festive and satisfying.
Nutritional Facts: Ginger has been used for centuries as a healing herb for the stomach to eliminate gas and help relax the intestinal tract. It's anti-inflammatory properties come from gingerols which if taken in therapeutic doses have been effective at alleviating inflammation associated with arthritis and muscles soreness.
Source: The George Mateljan Foundation
Makes 1 drink
Preparation time: 10 minutes.
Total time: 10 minutes
Gluten-free, egg-free, dairy-free, nut-free, soy-free, no processed sugar.
½ t fresh ginger root
1 cup sparkling water
½ cup 100% pomegranate juice (red)
2 large basil leaves plus extra for garnish.
1. Muddle basil leaves in 12oz cocktail glass filled half way with ice.
2. Peel and finely grate ginger root. Add to cocktail glass.
3. Add in the pomegrante juice and stir together.
4. Top with sparkling water and garnish with fresh basil leaves.