Crystallized ginger--also called candied ginger--is the key ingredient in this fruit-flavored drink. By soaking it with pineapple juice for at least two hours, it gives this spritzer an added zing.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a pitcher, combine pineapple juice and ginger. Cover and chill for at least 2 hours or up to 24 hours. Strain juice mixture, discarding ginger.

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  • For each serving, pour pineapple juice into a tall glass over ice, filling each glass about three-fourths full. Add enough carbonated water to each glass to fill. If desired, garnish with skewered fresh pineapple.

Tips

Tip: Carefully thread chunks of fresh pineapple on metal or wooden skewers.

Nutrition Facts

93 calories; protein 1g 2% DV; carbohydrates 23g 7% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber -1g -4% DV; sugars 23g; fatg; saturated fatg; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu -1IU; vitamin c -1mg -2% DV; folate -1mcg; calcium -1mg; iron -1mg -6% DV; magnesium -1mg; potassium -1mg; sodium 2mg.