To keep calories in check, we like to use seltzer along with juice in drinks like vodka and cranberry. This version gets a raspberry twist with cranberry-raspberry juice and raspberries for garnish. For the prettiest garnish, start with big, plump fresh raspberries and freeze them yourself. Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2009

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  • If using fresh raspberries, freeze them in a single layer for about 1 hour (or overnight) before proceeding with Step 2.

  • Combine cranberry-raspberry juice, seltzer, lime juice and vodka in a pitcher. Divide among 4 ice-filled glasses. Garnish with frozen raspberries and lime wedges.

Nutrition Facts

163 calories; total fat 0.1g; saturated fatg; cholesterolmg; sodium 6mg; potassium 157mg 4% DV; carbohydrates 16g 5% DV; fiber 1.3g 5% DV; sugar 13g; protein 0.2g; exchange other carbs 1; vitamin a iu 9IU; vitamin c 12mg; folate 4mcg; calcium 15mg; ironmg; magnesium 4mg; thiaminmg.