Hibiscus Pomegranate Cooler from Longevity Kitchen

Not only is this Pomegranate Cooler from The Longevity Kitchen delicious, but it also contains high levels of antioxidants to boost energy and health. This drink is infused with hibiscus, which has been shown to lower cholesterol and control fat build-up in arteries. Its floral, tangy flavor brings out the best tasting qualities of the pomegranate, and the use of frozen berries means we can enjoy this drink year-round. Cheers to your health!

Hibiscus Pomegranate Cooler
from The Longevity Kitchen by Rebecca Katz and Mat Edelson (Ten Speed Press, February 2013)
Makes 9 cups

1/4 cup loose hibiscus tea, or 
12 hibiscus tea bags
4 cups boiling water
4 cups cold water
1 cup unsweetened 
pomegranate juice
Spritz of fresh lemon juice
1 orange, sliced into rounds
3 sprigs fresh mint
16 frozen strawberries
24 frozen blueberries

Put the tea in a heatproof container. Pour in the boiling water and let steep for 5 minutes. Strain the tea into a pitcher. Stir in the cold water, pomegranate juice, lemon juice. Add the orange slices and mint and refrigerate for at least 1 hour, until well chilled. Add the frozen strawberries and blueberries to individual glasses when serving.
Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour for chilling
Storage: Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 
4 days.
PER SERVING: (2 cups per serving) Calories: 40; Total Fat: 0 g (0 g saturated, 0 g monounsaturated); Carbohydrates: 9 g; Protein: 0 g; Fiber: 1 g; Sodium: 10 mg
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