Homemade Sports Drink

While this lemon-lime hydrator may still be on the market, it sure was a favorite to us as kids. Whether or not it gave us...
Staff Writer
Courtesy of One Good Thing by Jillee
Homemade Gatorade

While this lemon-lime hydrator may still be on the market, it sure was a favorite to us as kids. Whether or not it gave us more energy is still up to question, but one thing is for sure; kids back then and even now couldn't get enough of the green stuff. Here's how to make your own version of the drink for less dough, courtesy of One Good Thing by Jilee.  

4
Servings
97
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup orange juice
  • 1/2 Cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 Teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • water

Directions

Add 1/4 cup sugar and 1/4 teaspoon salt (kosher or sea salt) to 1/2 cup hot water. Stir until completely dissolved. Add 1/2 cup orange juice and 1 tablespoon lemon juice to the sugar/salt water.

Add a few ice cubes to each bottle, pour 1/2 of juice mixture into each bottle, then fill the rest of the way with cold water. Give the bottles a shake to allow the ice cubes to cool down the warm water.

Nutritional Facts

Sugar
3g
3%
Carbohydrate, by difference
24g
18%
Protein
1g
2%
Vitamin A, RAE
1µg
0%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
10mg
13%
Calcium, Ca
223mg
22%
Choline, total
1mg
0%
Folate, total
5µg
1%
Magnesium, Mg
4mg
1%
Phosphorus, P
6mg
1%
Sodium, Na
148mg
10%
Water
29g
1%