Yum Alert: Strawberry Basil Sangria

What better way is there to relax and enjoy the beautiful spring New York weather than lounging on your terrace fire escape and drinking a chilled glass of sangria? This strawberry basil recipe is perfect for a nice drink while sunning yourself on a Saturday afternoon. Image and recipe via Tree Hugger.


½ lb of fresh strawberries

1 apple

1 ounce of fresh whole basil leaves

1 bottle of Cline Cellar’s Cool Climate Chardonnay

½ cup organic sugar

1 cup of club soda

1 cup of white grape juice


For full directions and a video(!) click here.

By Olga
Olga is a fast talking East Coast girl who takes no bull or prisoners. When not kicking a$$ and taking names, she can be found being awesome up and down the East Village. In her down time, Olga practices power yoga and drinks hand-crafted cocktails - sometimes at once.