Sparkling Cherry Spritzer
Recipe type: Beverage
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Serves: 4
 
Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free
Ingredients
  • 2 Tbsp. honey
  • 2 tsp. freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp. lime zest, plus more for garnish
  • 4 fresh basil leaves
  • 2 cups fresh cherries, pitted
  • 1 tsp. chia seeds
  • 2 cups sparkling water or seltzer
Instructions
  1. Juice cherries using a juicer or a blender into a large glass.
  2. Strain through a sieve, pushing juice through with a spatula. Discard cherry solids.
  3. Pour cherry juice into a large pitcher. Add remaining ingredients; mix well to combine.
  4. Refrigerate for 1 hour before serving.
  5. Serve chilled with additional lime zest, if desired.
Notes
Servings: 4 Serving Size: 1 Cup Calories: 84.2 Cal • Cal Fat: 0.4 g • Protein: 1.1 g • Carb: 21.4 g • Fiber: 2.5 g • Sugar: 18.1 g • Sodium: 0.5 mg
Recipe by Gluten Free Recipes - The Healthy Apple at http://thehealthyapple.com/2012/08/17/sparkling-cherry-spritzer/