• 2 cups water
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 inches of ginger root, peeled and sliced
  • 3 to 4 mint leaves
  • 2 cups cranberry juice
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 2 to 3 cups lime-flavored sparkling water
  • Lime slices to garnish


In a small saucepan, combine water, sugar, ginger root and mint, and bring to a boil. Simmer for 5 minutes, and remove from heat, but do not remove ginger or mint. Refrigerate for several hours.

Strain out ginger and mint. Pour mixture in a pitcher; top with cranberry juice, lime juice and sparkling water. Add ice and lime slices for each glass, and serve.

Category: Keeping it cool!