Minty Chia Pomegranate Mocktail

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It’s party time, and your menu is nearly set. The main course, appetizers, side dishes and desserts have been accounted for. What’s missing? Liquid libations! Your gathering needs a festive, signature drink, of course. To please all your guests, regardless of their ages, backgrounds or dietary preferences, mix up a large batch of this pomegranate mocktail, made with chia seeds and garnished with mint leaves. Party on!

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Serves 2

Ingredients

1 can of plain, sodium-free seltzer water or club soda
2 Tbsp. pomegranate juice
1 Tbsp. pomegranate seeds
1 Tbsp. chia seeds
1-4 sprigs fresh mint leaves
Ice

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in tall glasses and mix well.
  2. Let the chia seeds thicken for a few minutes before serving.

Mo’s tip: Double or quadruple this recipe and combine in a large pitcher to make a party-size batch.

Mo, the Morselist

Maura M. Knowles (Mo, the Morselist), a certified health coach and recipe developer, is the CEO-founder of Mac-n-Mo’s, a health and wellness company offering virtual coaching, courses, services and products. She created her paleo- and keto-friendly, no-sugar, low-sodium, gluten-free, grain free Morselicious Baking & Cooking Mix as a healthy alternative for her dad Mac (a diabetic) after he survived a quadruple bypass surgery. Maura is a professional actor-singer-filmmaker and educator. She writes a monthly blog and recently launched a YouTube channel.