The perfect alternative to sugary holiday drinks, but with all the flavor, this sparkling sangria adds fresh turmeric and ginger for an anti-inflammatory kick you’ll sure to appreciate after your second slice of pie.
SPARKLING TURMERIC SANGRIA
½ cup passion fruit juice
½ cup fresh pressed turmeric juice (about ½ lb fresh turmeric root)
¼ cup fresh pressed ginger juice (about 1/4 lb fresh ginger root)
½ cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
½ cup all spice syrup* (recipe below)
2 bottles sparkling wine
Mix the juices and syrup in a pitcher or punch bowl; stir until the syrup dissolves. Add the wine. Serve on ice.
*All spice syrup:
1 cup honey or coconut sugar
8 ounce water
1 ounce freshly ground allspice
Combine sugar, water and allspice in a small saucepan over medium heat and let simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and let steep for another 10 minutes. Strain through a double layer of cheesecloth into a clean glass jar. Cover and keep refrigerated for up to 2 weeks.
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JULES ARON is the 4x best-selling author of Zen and Tonic: Savory and Fresh Cocktails for the Enlightened Drinker, Vegan Cheese, Simple, Delicious, Plant-Based Cheese Recipes, Nourish and Glow and Fresh and Pure. She holds a Masters degree from New York University, is a Certified Yoga, Qigong & Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner, and is a Certified Health & Nutrition Coach from The Institute of Integrative Nutrition. Connect: JulesAron.com, Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest.