- 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.
Serves: 4; Calories: 153; Total Fat: 2.5 grams; Saturated Fat: 0 grams; Protein: 2 grams; Total carbohydrates: 34 grams; Sugar: 26 grams; Fiber: 3 grams; Cholesterol: 0 milligrams; Sodium: 4 milligrams