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Cranberry Vodka Sparkle

I enjoy an adult beverage now and then like many people do. Often these drinks require pop, which I rarely drink, or diet pop, which I don’t like the flavor of. I recently purchased a carbonated water machine. It has helped me to drink a lot more water. It just seems so exotic to have bubbles. While enjoying my water I started to create other beverages, one with vodka and another with tequila. If you like, you can even substitute the regular cranberry juice with the diet one making your carbs and calories less.

Please remember 2 things: drink responsibly and within your limit, and, always remember what alcohol can do to your blood sugars.

Makes 1 serving


  • 4 ice cubes
  • 1 oz lime flavored vodka (or 1 oz tequila)
  • 3/4 cup carbonated water
  • 1/2 cup cranberry juice


  1. Place ice cubes in a tall glass.
  2. Add the other three ingredients in the order listed.
  3. Stir well. Sip slowly and enjoy!

*Some nutritional information is presented in ranges since values vary depending on the type of alcohol (tequila or vodka) used.

Nutrition facts

Per Serving

calories: 123-133

sodium: 2.5mg

potassium: 22.5mg-23.3mg

carbohydrates: 14g

sugar: 12.5g

Disclaimer: cannot guarantee a recipe that has been scaled to make a different number of servings from the original.