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Blackberry Bad Girl

I’ve taken the word “blackberry” to a whole ‘nother level. And I’m not talking about the one buzzing in your pocket. Here’s a nice, cool drink that’ll bring out the bad gal in you after a few sips.

My concoction of the week is a healthy, elegant frozen cocktail made with Verdi Spumante, a sparkling beverage light and fruity enough to serve at a morning or afternoon party, any time of year. Don’t let the name Blackberry Bad Girl fool you; blackberries are full of antioxidants that may help prevent cancer and reduce intestinal inflammation. Mangoes are full of vitamins A, C and E as well as other nutrients and amino acids. Raw honey (it has to be pure and unpasteurized) has been known for centuries as a natural antibacterial agent. This is actually a PRO-health cocktail. 

Could you use champagne or prosecco instead of Verdi Spumante? Sure. Make it your own; embellish it with your special touches. You could even keep it G-rated and leave out the booze.

To make the Blackberry Bad Girl, blend the following:

8 oz. chilled Verdi Spumante
1 ripe mango (diced)
2 tbsp. raw honey
1/2 cup frozen blackberries
a few handfuls of ice

Pour into champagne flutes and garnish each with a sprig of fresh mint.

Now, stop texting and Twittering. Put down that BlackBerry and make this drink!


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2 Responses

  1. Thank you Rubia, i think you have chosen the right blend of Blackberry Bad Girl, and one more interesting is that adding sprig of mint to the blend finds even more intersting.
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  2. Lindsay says:

    PRO-health cocktail. I cant possibly think of a better excuse to drink than that.