Preservatives, artificial flavors, synthetic colors, and an abundance of sweeteners are found in many electrolyte drinks on the market. Making your own homemade electrolyte drink is a healthy, cost-effective way to provide your body with the essential nutrients needed to stay hydrated throughout the day.
If you’re looking to replenish and rehydrate, this DIY homemade electrolyte drink is for you! Enjoy!
- 2 Cups of Filtered Water
- 2 Tablespoons of Raw Honey (here’s the brand we use)
- 1/4 Cup of Organic Lemon Juice (here’s what we use)
- 1/4 Teaspoon of Sea Salt (here’s what we use)
- Optional: 1 cup of pure, organic coconut water
Feel free to play with the ratios or perhaps even add a dash of orange juice or lime for a more citrus-y flavor.
Combine all ingredients in a mason jar. Shake or stir well. Pour over ice and enjoy!
Other Sources of Electrolytes
When our bodies are recovering from a work out or fighting off an illness, the above electrolyte drink can really help replenish our body! In addition to hydrating drinks, you may want to incorporate foods that provide large quantities of each electrolyte.
Medical News Today provided the food source chart below:
tomato juices, sauces, and soups
|Chloride||tomato juices, sauces, and soups|
|Potassium||potatoes with skin|
Stay healthy and hydrated!