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.
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.