Blackberry + Lemon + Mint Electrolyte Drink
Yields: 4 cups
4 blackberries, fresh or frozen
½ lemon, juiced
1 mint leaf (optional)
1 Tbsp honey
⅛ tsp Himalayan pink salt
4 cups water, herbal iced tea or coconut water
Place all ingredients in a blender and set on high for 45 to 60 seconds or until fruit is completely puréed.
Add ice to a water bottle and pour electrolyte water on top to serve.
Follow the same instructions, but add an additional tablespoon of honey, and then pour the electrolyte drink into popsicle molds and freeze overnight.
Courtesy of Michele Olivier, Tinyurl.com/4SportsDrinks4Kids.
Coconut & Lime Sports Drink
Yields: about 4½ cups of bolder taste for older kids
3 cups coconut water
1 cup water (or more, based on preference in strength of flavor)
½ cup freshly squeezed lime juice (lemon is also delicious)
¼ tsp Celtic sea salt or other unrefined sea salt with trace minerals
2 Tbsp raw honey or maple syrup (or more to taste)
Few drops of Concentrace minerals drops (optional)
Mix all ingredients together and store in a sealed glass container in the refrigerator for up to one week.
Adapted from a recipe courtesy of Heather Dessinger, Tinyurl.com/MoreSportsDrinks4Kids.