This drink will keep your heart and gut healthy.

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Ingredient Checklist
Spiced-Honey Simple Syrup


Instructions Checklist
  • Place a small fine sieve over a tall glass. Grate a 2-in. piece of ginger into the sieve. Using a spoon, gently press on the grated ginger to release juice into the glass. You should have 1/2 tsp. ginger juice; discard solids. Add 1/4 cup chilled pomegranate juice and 1 Tbsp. spiced-honey simple syrup; stir to combine. Slice 1 round from a navel orange; cut into 4 pieces. Add to the glass, and fill with ice. Add 1/3 cup chilled seltzer; garnish with a slice of ginger.

Spiced-Honey Simple Syrup
  • In a small saucepan, combine 1/2 cup honey, 1/2 cup water, 1/2 tsp crushed cardamom seeds, and 1/2 tsp. cinnamon. Bring to a boil, stirring until honey dissolves. Remove from the heat and let cool to room temperature. Strain and discard solids. Makes enough syrup for 10 drinks.


Recipe by Maya Feller, R.D.N., a dietician in New York and member of the Shape Brain Trust.