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
1/2 sweet potato
1/8 tsp salt
1/2-1 tbs agave nectar
1-2 cups of water (depending on desired thickness)
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!
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!