A Refreshing Holiday Drink

Enjoy this light and refreshing mocktail this holiday season! Not only is it alcohol free but it also contains lots of anti-inflammatory nutrients to help support your immune system!

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes (plus 2 hours for ingredients to infuse)
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon ginger root, grated
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • 2 cups pomegranate juice
  • 4 cloves, whole
  • 4 cups sparkling water
  • 4 sprigs mint leaves
  • 1/4 cup pomegranate seeds


  1. Place pomegranate juice, two lemon slices, ginger, and cloves in a glass jar and refrigerate for at least 2 hours to infuse.
  2. Strain the mixture into a fresh glass jar.
  3. Fill 4 glasses with ice and pour equal amounts of strained juice into each serving glass and top with sparkling water. Stir gently.
  4. Add lemon slices, pomegranate seeds, and mint sprig just before serving.

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Lisa Markley, MS, RDN, LD

About the Recipe Author

Lisa Markley, MS, RDN, LD, is an integrative dietitian culinary nutrition expert with nearly two decades of experience working towards improving the health of others. She is passionate about educating others how to harness the healing power of food and healthful lifestyle changes.