Rosemary and Grapefruit Chia Tonic

This drink from Seamus Mullen will leave you feeling your best
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Rosemary and Grapefruit Chia Tonic Recipe
Photo: Colin Clark

In his latest cookbook, Real Food Heals, NYC chef Seamus Mullen writes about his love for tonics—and, no, not the kind you're dousing with a three-second pour of gin. He's referring to concoctions that are packed with healthful properties, like this rosemary-grapefruit number that'll have you feeling your best, thanks to the immune system support compounds rosemary is said to have.

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

Rosemary and Grapefruit Chia Tonic

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

Yield: 3 cups

Prep Time: 5 minutes, plus chilling time

Cook Time: N/A

Total Time: 5 minutes, plus chilling time


2 cups water

1 tablespoon chia seeds

Juice of 1 grapefruit

1 sprig of rosemary


1. Combine all the ingredients in a glass jar. Seal the jar and set aside to chill 2 hours or overnight.

2. Discard the rosemary and shake before drinking.

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