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Published on May 30th, 2018 | by Natural Awakenings Publishing Corp.



Last updated on May 31st, 2018 at 01:32 pm

Blackberry + Lemon + Mint Electrolyte Drink

Yields: 4 cups

4 blackberries,

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,

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, Drinks4Kids.

Image: photos by Stephen Blancett

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