DIY Electrolyte Drinks, Thirsty Thursday

EverydayRoots  has recipes for 3 homemade electrolyte drinks. These are easy, tasty, and can totally take the place of those store bought drinks.

Lay-Low Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup of freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 ½ to 2 cups fresh water, depending on how strong you want the flavor
  • 1/8 teaspoon of sea salt
  • 2 Tablespoons natural sugar or honey, to taste

Directions:

  1. Toss everything into a food blender and blend until the honey is dissolved, or just use some elbow grease and blend it by hand.
  2. Pour yourself a tall glass, drop in a few ice cubes, and enjoy.

 

Bright ‘n Early Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1 ½ to 2 cups of fresh water
  • 1/8 teaspoon of sea salt
  • 2 Tablespoons natural sugar or honey, to taste

Directions:

Same as previous recipe. You can halve or double the recipe as you need, and feel free to experiment with flavors. Keep in mind citrus fruits, especially orange, are a good source of electrolytes.

 

Sweet and Smooth-ie recipe

  • 3 cups of coconut water
  • 1 cup of strawberries
  • 1 cup of fresh water
  • 1 cup of ice
  • 1/8 teaspoon of sea salt
  • 2 Tablespoons natural sugar or honey, to taste

Directions:

  1. Throw into you blender and let it run until everything is thoroughly mixed together and the mixture is smooth.
  2. Serve and enjoy!