Labor Day Refreshing Cherry Spritzer

A refreshing cherry spritzer, perfect for those Labor Day cookouts.
By Amie Valpone

Labor Day Refreshing Cherry Spritzer
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Recipe Type: Drinks
Serves: 2
  • 2 Tbsp. honey
  • 2 tsp. freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh orange zest, plus more for garnish
  • 4 fresh basil leaves, finely chopped
  • 2 cups fresh cherries, pitted
  • 1 tsp. Barlean'schia seeds
  • 2 cups sparkling water
  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 orange zest, if desired.


Amie Valpone

Amie Valpone is a Manhattan based Personal Chef, Culinary Marketing Consultant, Whole Living Expert, Professional Recipe Developer and Food Writer specializing in simple Gluten-Free ‘Clean’ recipes for the home cook. 

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