Need an easy drink to wind down at night? This refreshing tart cherry juice concentrate spritzer is delicious and has the health benefits of tart cherry juice in it. This Pomegranate Lime Spritzer and Smashed Cranberry Mocktail are also delicious.
[This recipe was originally posted in November 2018. It has been updated with new photos, cooking instructions, expert tips, FAQ, related recipes, video and ways to repurpose/use up ingredients]
How will this tart cherry juice concentrate spritzer make your life easier?
This tart cherry juice concentrate spritzer is the perfect go to drink when you're bored of plain water and need something refreshing and delicious. It's great to drink before bed, because one of the many potential tart cherry juice benefits is helping you sleep better.
What makes this spritzer so good?
- Tart cherry juice concentrate
- Sparkling water
- Lime juice
How do I make it?
Start by grabbing the glass you plan on drinking this spritzer out of. Pour 1 tablespoon tart cherry juice concentrate into it. Follow that with 1 cup of your favorite sparkling water (I recommend plain or citrus), and then squeeze 1 teaspoon lime juice into it. Stir and you're good to go!
- Use plain sparkling water or citrus flavored for this drink.
- Play around with proportions, want it extra cherry-ey? Add just a bit more tart cherry concentrate. Squeeze in as much lime juice as you'd like.
- Is it a bit too tart for you? Add a bit of sugar to your drink to make the perfect tart cherry mocktail.
- This drink is really easy to make lots of servings of. Just mix it all together in a big jug and taste to make sure it's good!
Is it safe to drink tart cherry juice everyday?
As far as I know, it is safe to drink it everyday. While I don't know exactly how much you should drink, I would assume that if you drink 1 cup or less (or the equivalent of tart cherry juice concentrate) each day, you'll be fine.
What are tart cherry juice benefits?
From a nutrition perspective, Montmorency tart cherries have lots of anthocyanins, which potentially have effects on our sleep, exercise recovery, arthritis, gout, heart health, and gut health. It's worth trying something with so many health benefits! And let me tell you, it's worth continuing to include tart cherries into your eating patterns because they're delicious! Make sure to pour tart cherry concentrate over frozen greek yogurt or ice cream.
What can I make with leftover ingredients?
- Tart Cherry Juice Concentrate: No Churn Tart Cherry Frozen Yogurt.
- Sparkling Water: Pomegranate Lime Spritzer, Starbucks Copycat Passion Tea Lemonade
- Lime Juice: Flat Iron Steak Fajitas, Easy Guacamole.
Did you make this tart cherry juice concentrate spritzer? Leave me a comment & rating to share how it turned out!
Tart Cherry Juice Concentrate Spritzer
- cutting board
- Carafe or Pitcher
- Measuring Spoons
- 1 tablespoon Montmorency Tart Cherry Concentrate
- 1 cup sparkling water
- 1 teaspoon lime juice
- Pour Montmorency tart cherry concentrate into glass, add sparkling water and lime juice. Stir, and serve immediately
- Play around with the proportions, you can add as much or as little of each ingredient as you'd like.
- Use lemon juice if you don't have lime juice
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