Cranberry Orange Ginger Soda – DIY- Make-Your-Own Natural Soda
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Ingredients
  • Concentrate:
  • ½ cup frozen cranberries
  • ½ orange, sliced
  • 1-inch chunk ginger, sliced
  • 1 cup water
  • 1. Place the cranberries in a pitcher or large jar and smash them with the back of a wooden spoon to pop them open.
  • 2. Add the sliced orange, ginger, and water, and stir.
  • 3. Let infuse in the fridge overnight, then strain.
  • 4. To make soda: combine ¼ cup concentrate with ¾ cup seltzer water and 1 tsp simple syrup (recipe below)
  • Simple Syrup Ingredients:
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar (organic, preferably); you can use honey if you prefer.
Instructions
  1. Simmer the water and sugar, stirring occasionally until completely dissolved. Let cool.
  2. Note: Start by adding a teaspoon of syrup to your natural soda and slowly add more, if needed. Each teaspoon simple syrup has approximately 15 calories and 4 grams of carbs (sugar).
  3. Nutrition info per 8-oz serving: 20 calories, 0 g fat, 5 mg sodium, 3 g carbs, 1 g fiber, 2 g sugar, 0.2 g protein
Recipe by Nutrition Twins at http://nutritiontwins.com/cranberry-orange-ginger-soda-diy-make-natural-soda/