YIELD: 3 Servings


 INGREDIENTS:                                                               AMOUNT:

   For Rosemary Syrup (enough for 3+ cups)

Orange juice 1   2/3 cups
Rosemary leaves, fresh 2 TBsp
Truvia or Stevia* 1-2  tsp Truvia, or

pinch Stevia

*May use 1/3 cup honey if avoiding sugar is not of concern


To mix with sparkling mineral water (for each 1 cup serving):

Rosemary syrup ½-2/3 cup
Naturally sparkling mineral water* 2/3 cup

*You may substitute still tap or bottled water, or carbonated selzer water but be aware that any artificially carbonated or bubbly water or soda will contain chemicals that leach calcium from bones and teeth and should be drunk infrequently.



To make Rosemary Syrup:

  1. 1.   Combine orange juice and rosemary in a medium saucepan. Bring to a simmer over medium heat and add Truvia or Stevia, stirring until it dissolves. Let cool to room temperature and strain. Can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.

To mix with sparkling mineral water* – for each serving:

  1. 1.   Pour syrup into a tall glass. Add sparkling mineral water and stir just until blended.
  2. 2.   Add ice and serve.




Partial Nutritional Facts per serving (1 glass): 178 Calories, 1g Protein, 46g Carbohydrates, 1g Fiber, 8mg Sodium, 100% vitamin C, good source of Vitamin B1 (thiamine), Folate, Copper

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