- 3 tablespoons chia seeds
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 cup fresh lime juice
- 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves, loosely packed
In a medium bowl, mix the chia seeds with 1 cup cold water. Let stand 15 minutes. Drain and rinse the seeds.
Mix 4 cups cold water and the sugar in a medium pitcher, stirring until the sugar dissolves. Add the lime juice and stir to combine. Mix in the chia seeds. Garnish with mint leaves and serve over ice.
Cook's Note: Chia seeds can be found in health food stores or natural grocery stores.
Recipe courtesy Marcela Valladolid