Morning Sunshine!

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Yesterday I got deathly sick. I thought I was going to die.  I am sorry for being so dramatic, but honestly even though I thought I might die, I also knew I would be ok once the day passed.  Even though today I have been feeling better, I still haven’t eaten much.  Tired of drinking water and gatorade (gatorade is the only thing that tastes good to me when I am sick) I decided to make my own sports drink!  Being brought up in a health conscious family, I know that gatorade is probably not the greatest thing to drink, I mean it has electrolytes, but it also has a ton of sugar.  So I decided to turn my favorite juice into a sports drink full of electrolytes and zero sugar (well unless you count agave nectar as sugar).

The recipe is pretty simple:

1 peeled orange

1 apple

1/2 carrot

1/2 sweet potato

1/8 tsp salt

1/2-1 tbs agave nectar

1-2 cups of water (depending on desired thickness)

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After juicing the apple, carrot, sweet potato, and orange, I add a little salt and the agave nectar and stir it up.  Then add the water and some ice cubes and shake or stir. That’s it!

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This recipe is slightly sweet and very refreshing.  It is hydrating and easy on the stomach. It’s a great morning drink as well.  I am so excited about it!  For a little twist add some freshly juiced ginger root.  Happy health!

 

 

2 Comments

  1. November 21, 2014 / 3:12 am

    Do you have any recommendations for a juicer?

  2. November 21, 2014 / 3:26 am

    I have a Jack Lalanne Power Juicer. It’s not bad, though I am sure you can find better. I like it because it was more affordable but not the cheapest. It is fairly easy to clean. I know that if you do some research you might be able to get a juicer that actually juices more juice, but I think they might cost more. Hope that helps!

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