Friday, December 4, 2009

Pomegranate Slushie

A couple weeks ago I recieved my first free sample packet. I was so excited because I seriously intended to buy something similar and experiment with pomegranates and pomegranate juice. So, when POM Wonderful sent me a gleaming jewel colored package of pomegranate juices I was ecstatic. I have had so many plans for these little beauties. But a busy life has taken me hostage and baking and experimenting in the kitchen has taken a back burner in my life. However, I still have some fun ideas for this tasty and extremely healthy juice.

Did you know POM Wonderful 100 percent juice actually has more antioxidants than Acai berries or blueberries? I actually enjoy drinking it straight from its curvy little bottle but I must explore the possibilities. Here is one simple way to bring a little tropical to your winter.

My daughter had her tonsils out this week (busy life remember). So I decided to whip up a slushie for her sore throat that included the healthy healing benefits of pomegranate.

I added mango to this slushie. I liked the flavor twist but my children said they would have preferred a non mango version. So obviously the mango is optional.


1/2 to 3/4 cup of 100 percent pomegranate juice (depending on your desired consistency)

3 TB sugar

1/2 mango cut up (optional)

2 Cups crushed ice.

Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until frothy and uniform consistency. Start with 1/2 cup juice and add more as desired.


Claudia said...

Ahh but I love mango. Sounds grand. And POM with anything, over anything and in anything.Cheers to your daughter and a quick recovery!

My Man's Belly said...

Looks delicious!

Lisa said...

Sounds refreshing!

Cookin' Canuck said...

Ooo - pomegranate and mango. What a great combination!


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