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Cranberry Juice Detox

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This Cranberry Juice Detox drink made with apple cider vinegar and cranberry juice., and sparkling water.  It’s rich with vitamin C, antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties. 

Three clear drinking glasses filled with apple cider vinegar and cranberry juice and crushed ice. Orange wedges and crushed ice are scattered next to the glasses.

Drinking cranberry juice and apple cider vinegar with sparkling water can be a great substitute for sports drinks and sodas.  

Clear drinking glasses filled with apple cider vinegar and cranberry juice and ice. Wedges of orange sit next to the glasses.

Cranberry Juice Detox Recipe

  • Unsweetened cranberry juice (pure cranberry juice) 
  • Unfiltered apple cider vinegar (with mother)
  • Sparkling water
  • Orange juice or honey as a sweetener

Find printable recipe with measurements below.

Variations

Use fresh Pomegranate Juice instead of cranberry juice

How to Make a Cranberry Juice Detox Drink

  • Pour apple cider vinegar, pure cranberry juice and sparkling water in a glass. Add a splash of orange juice or a drizzle of honey to sweeten. Stir to blend.
  • Add ice 

Bottle of sparkling water, orange wedges, apple cider vinegar for a detox drink.

Is Cranberry Juice Good For You?

Cranberries are comprised of about 90% water. There’s a host of benefits of cranberries, and drinking cranberry juice (unsweetened pure cranberry juice) provides you with antioxidants, anti-inflammatory properties, quecertin, vitamin C,  vitamin E and vitamin B6. They contain more antioxidants than many other fruits and vegetables, including strawberries, spinach, broccoli, red grapes, apples, raspberries, and cherries.  However, cranberry’s cousin, the blueberry, still has more potent antioxidant properties than the cranberry.  (1

Cranberry Juice Brands

Is Ocean Spray Cranberry Juice good for you? Ocean Spray Cranberry Juice is a popular brand and it’s probably one of the most convenient  to buy since most grocery stores carry it. Ocean Spray makes a cranberry juice that’s made with 100% cranberry juice without added sugar or sweeteners.  Many brands of cranberry juice contains added sugar and sweeteners, because pure cranberry juice is not terribly palatable. Whichever brand of cranberry juice you choose, be sure to read the ingredients to make sure it is 100% juice and contains no added sugar or sweeteners. 

  • Ocean Spray Cranberry Juice (100% Juice – No Added Sugar) – most grocery stores carry Ocean Spray (was my dad’s favorite)
  • R.W. Knudsen (Just Cranberry or Cranberry Nectar)  – this can be found at health food stores (it’s my personal favorite)
  • Lakewood (Pure Organic Cranberry – Fresh Pressed) –  many health food stores carry this
  • 365 Every Day Value (100% Juice from Concentrate) – this can be found at Whole Foods Market
  • L&A Cranberry Juice (All Cranberry – 100% Cranberry Juice) – this can also be found at many health food stores  

Best Way to Drink Apple Cider Vinegar

Many proponents of ACV advise taking 1-2 tablespoons daily, whether in a drink or with food, but you should check with your doctor first, especially if you’re pregnant. 

Three clear glasses filled with a pink drink.

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glasses of cranberry juice and ice
Yield: 1 serving

Cranberry Juice Detox Drink

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes

This Cranberry Juice Detox drink made with apple cider vinegar and cranberry juice. It's rich with vitamin C, antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup sparkling or spring water
  • 1/8 cup unsweetened organic cranberry juice
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 2-3 tablespoons orange juice (Juice of 1/2 Orange)
  • Lemon slices and mint for garnish

Instructions

  1. Pour apple cider vinegar, pure unsweetened cranberry juice and sparkling water in a glass.
  2. Add a splash of orange juice or a drizzle of honey to sweeten. Stir to blend.
  3. Add ice.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

1

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 69Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 7mgCarbohydrates: 18gFiber: 2gSugar: 10gProtein: 1g

theharvestkitchen.com attempts to provide accurate information, however, this nutritional information is provided as a courtesy and is an estimate only. The nutritional information provided comes from online sources and calculations.

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