Cherry-Lime Cooler

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Cool down on a hot day with this tart-sweet drink that is perfect for any occasion. Look for cherry juice in the produce or natural foods section. Simple syrup is made of equal parts water and sugar; it can be stored in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.

  • Portion size 1 serving

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup pitted sweet cherries
  • 1/4 cup black cherry juice
  • 2 teaspoons simple syrup (recipe, below)
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1/3 cup sparkling water
  • 2 thin slices limes

Method

In glass, muddle cherries with ladle or wooden spoon.

Add cherry juice, simple syrup and lime juice; stir in sparkling water. Add ice cubes and lime slices.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Fibre trace
  • Sodium 4 mg
  • Sugars 21 g
  • Protein 1 g
  • Calories 100.0
  • Total fat trace
  • Potassium 242 mg
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat trace
  • Total carbohydrate 25 g

%RDI

  • Iron 1.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 1.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 2.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 1.0
  • Vitamin C 10.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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