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Sparkling Pomegranate and Grapefruit “Sangria”

Serves 2.


    Bittersweet grapefruit, tart pomegranate, and sweet maple syrup combine to make a seasonally inspired faux sangria for lovebirds of all ages.



    When choosing store-bought juice, look for 100 percent pure fruit juices with no added sugar, colouring, or flavouring. Or, if you have a juicer, you can squeeze your own to avoid any unwanted additives.

    Any combination of sweet and tart juices will work in this sangria. Try apple cider and blueberry juice, orange juice and cranberry juice, or pineapple juice and cherry juice.


    Sparkling Pomegranate and Grapefruit “Sangria”


    • 1/2 cup (125 mL) red grapefruit juice
    • 1/2 cup (125 mL) pomegranate juice
    • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) maple syrup
    • 1/4 red grapefruit, thinly sliced
    • 1/4 red apple, thinly sliced
    • 1/2 cup (125 mL) sparkling water


    Per serving:

    • calories131
    • protein1g
    • fat0g
      • saturated fat0g
      • trans fat0g
    • carbohydrates33g
      • sugars22g
      • fibre1g
    • sodium21mg



    In tall pitcher or large bowl, stir grapefruit juice, pomegranate juice, syrup, grapefruit slices, and apple slices. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour to infuse and chill, or up to 6 hours. To serve, pour into glasses, including the whole fruit slices, and top with a splash of sparkling water.


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