From April/May 2013 issue
Serves 2


  • 2 tsp freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 tsp stevia liquid
  • 2 Tbsp lime zest, plus more for garnish
  • 4 fresh basil leaves
  • 2 cups fresh cherries, pitted
  • 1 tsp chia seeds
  • 2 cups sparkling water or seltzer


  1. Juice cherries using a juicer or a blender into a large glass.
  2. Strain through a sieve, pushing juice through with a spatula. Discard cherry solids.
  3. Pour cherry juice into a large pitcher. Add remaining ingredients; mix well to combine.
  4. Refrigerate for 1 hour before serving.
  5. Serve chilled with additional lime zest, if desired.