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Nothing tastes better on a chilly, winter night than a delicious warm beverage. Scratch that. Nothing tastes better on a chilly, winter night than a delicious and low calorie, warm beverage. Most holiday drinks pack a high-calorie punch with all of the excess sugar and milk. But fear not because we have created three low-calorie options that will make your waistline and taste buds happy

This is the perfect punch to heat up on the stove on a cold day. Feeling a little spicy? Add your favorite rum for an adult twist on a classic. Added bonus? It’s steeped in spices like cinnamon and cloves, which are nutrient-dense sources of fiber and vitamins.

Ingredients:

1 c. unsweetened apple juice

1 c. water

1/2 c. orange juice concentrate

1/2 c. lemonade concentrate

1 tsp. brown sugar

1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg

1/4 tsp. ground ginger

2 whole cloves

2 cinnamon sticks

Directions:

Combine the first seven ingredients together in a slow cooker. Tie cloves and cinnamon sticks in a cheesecloth bag and place in slow cooker. Cover and cook on low heat for 3-4 hours or until fully heated. Remove spice bag. Garnish with additional cinnamon sticks and add rum if desired.

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