A Drink to Your Good Health!

Mango LassisFestive drinks need not be restricted to the holiday season. These three, easy-to-make beverages can turn any meal into a festive occasion!

Mango Lassis


  • 11.3-ounce can mango nectar
  • 11 ounces fat-free plain yogurt
  • 1/2 tsp. ground coriander
  • 1 Tbsp honey


Blend all ingredients in a blender and serve. Makes approximately 2 – 12.5 fluid ounce servings.

Lime Spritzer


  • 1/2 cup lime juice (5 small limes)
  • 1 1/2 cups club soda
  • 3 Tbsp sugar


Stir all ingredients together and serve. Makes approximately 2 – 8 fluid ounce servings.

Cinnamon Spiced Cider


  • 16 ounces unsweetened apple cider
  • 2 tsp cinnamon extract
  • 2 orange slices
  • 2 cinnamon sticks


Heat unsweetened apple cider to desired temperature. Stir in cinnamon extract. Divide into two glasses and add an orange slice and cinnamon stick to each glass. Makes approximately 2 – 8 fluid ounce servings.

Meredith Hink MS, RD, CD

I am a Corporate Dietitian with a foodservice distribution company. My professional areas of interest include food safety and sanitation, food marketing, food law, and vegetarian nutrition. In my spare time I am an avid food photographer and enjoy spending time with my husband and two dogs.

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