1 c. apple juice
1 c. water, divided
2/3 c. sugar
1/2 t. ground cinnamon
1/8 t. ground cloves
2 c. fresh strawberries
2 cartons (8 oz. each) strawberry yogurt
2 drops red food coloring, optional
Additional strawberry halves for garnish
In a saucepan, combine the apple juice, 3/4 c. water, sugar, cinnamon and cloves; bring to a boil over medium heat. Remove from the heat; cool. Place strawberries and remaining water in a blender or food processor; cover and process until smooth. Pour into a large bowl.
Add apple juice mixture, yogurt and food coloring if desired. Cover and refrigerate until well chilled. Garnish with additional strawberries if desired.