Healthy Sangria

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Summer cocktails — though enchanting with their bright colors and fruity, sprightly flavors — can quickly derail you from your diet if you don't watch what you're drinking! Luckily, we have a recipe for you that won't pack on the calories nor make you feel like you're depriving yourself. 

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4
Servings
418
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 (750-ml) bottle merlot
  • 1/4 Cup cup orange liqueur
  • 1 unpeeled orange, thinly sliced
  • 1 unpeeled lemon or lime, thinly sliced
  • 1 (8 ounce) can pineapple chunks and juice
  • 2 Cups naturally flavored lime or lemon-lime seltzer club soda
  • handful fresh mint leaves

Directions

Combine the wine, orange liqueur, orange and lime slices, pineapple can, including chunks and juice, and fresh pint in a large pitcher. Stir, and store in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours (or overnight).

Discard mint leaves. Pour the chilled seltzer into the pitcher and stir to combine.

Serve over ice and garnish with fresh sliced fruit or fresh mint sprigs. 

Healthy Shopping Tip

Choose raw fruits, vegetables, and meats, and unprocessed foods.

Healthy Cooking Tip

Substitute butter for olive oil, and bake, broil, or grill instead of fry.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
0.4g
0.6%
Sugar
33g
N/A
Protein
1g
2%
Carbs
40g
13%
Vitamin A
11µg
1%
Vitamin B6
0.2mg
10.3%
Vitamin C
53mg
88%
Vitamin K
0.4µg
0.5%
Calcium
51mg
5%
Fiber
2g
9%
Folate (food)
26µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
25µg
6%
Iron
2mg
9%
Magnesium
39mg
10%
Niacin (B3)
0.9mg
4.7%
Phosphorus
60mg
9%
Polyunsaturated
0.1g
N/A
Potassium
414mg
12%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.1mg
6.2%
Sodium
40mg
2%
Zinc
0.5mg
3.5%

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