Published on May 30th, 2018 | by Natural Awakenings Publishing Corp.0
HEALTHY HYDRATING RECIPES
Blackberry + Lemon + Mint Electrolyte Drink
Yields: 4 cups
fresh or frozen ½ lemon,
juiced 1 mint leaf
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.
Popsicle Option: 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 mineral 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/MoreSports Drinks4Kids.
Image: photos by Stephen Blancett