This refreshing sip gets tang from citrus and sweetness from fiber-filled blackberries. Make it a mocktail or spike each glass with a little tequila or rum.

Pam Lolley
Also appeared in: Health, June, 2019
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring 1 cup water to a boil in a small saucepan over medium-high; stir in sugar. Remove from heat; let cool completely, about 30 minutes.

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  • Place blackberries, lime juice, orange juice, and cooled sugar syrup in a blender; process until smooth, about 1 minute. Pour mixture through a fine mesh strainer into a pitcher; discard solids. Refrigerate until ready to serve, up to 24 hours.

  • Place 1/2 cup ice in each of 8 glasses. Pour 1/4 cup blackberry syrup into each glass, and add 3 tablespoons tequila or rum, if using. Top with 1/2 cup sparkling water. Garnish glasses with whole berries.

Nutrition Facts

175 calories; fatg; fiber 2g; protein 1g; carbohydrates 20g; sugars 16g; sodium 17mg; ironmg; calcium 57mg.