1 bottle (750 ml) red wine, such as Merlot or Pinot Noir

1/2 cup unsweetened apple juice

1 tablespoon freshly grated orange peel

3 cinnamon sticks

1 teaspoon ground cloves

1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1 ounce brandy (or more to taste)

1/3 cup honey, plus more to taste

1. Combine all ingredients in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Simmer for 10 minutes; do not boil. Adjust sweetness to taste. Serve warm.

PER SERVING: 88 cal, 1% fat cal, 0g fat, 0g sat fat, 0mg chol, 0g protein, 22g carb, 0g fiber, 7mg sodium