Lime and Maple Chia Tonic

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Just because you're laying off the stacks of pancakes for a bit doesn't mean you can't still get your fill of maple syrup. In this recipe from chef Seamus Mullen's Real Food Heals, lime juice keeps the maple from being cloying, and chia seeds turn drinking to your health into a textural sensation.

Not into lime and maple? Try a rosemary-grapefruit version instead, and learn more about tonics here.

Excerpted from Real Food Heals, by Seamus Mullen. Reprinted with permission from Avery. All rights reserved.

Lime And Maple Chia Tonic
5 from 46 ratings
In this recipe from chef Seamus Mullen's Real Food Heals, lime juice, maple syrup and chia seeds come together for a healthful tonic.
Prep Time
5
minutes
Cook Time
0
minutes
Servings
2
cups
Total time: 5 minutes
Ingredients
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
Directions
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a glass jar. Seal the jar and set aside to chill 2 hours or overnight. Shake before drinking.
Nutrition
Calories per Serving 75
Total Fat 2.0 g
Saturated Fat 0.2 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Total Carbohydrates 16.3 g
Dietary Fiber 3.9 g
Total Sugars 7.2 g
Sodium 13.0 mg
Protein 1.5 g
The information shown is Edamam’s estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.
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