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; 0.1 g total fat; 6 mg sodium. 157 mg potassium; 16 g carbohydrates; 1.3 g fiber; 13 g sugar; 0.2 g protein; 9 IU vitamin a iu; 12 mg vitamin c; 4 mcg folate; 15 mg calcium; 4 mg magnesium;