2 Natural Sports Drinks

GTU Recipes

Sports drinks often contain a lot of sugar, salt and artificial coloring, but they don’t have to! Raw Chef Wendy joined us to share two recipes that contain natural salts and electrolytes that are helpful to the body.

For more recipes, visit rawchefwendy.com.

Banana Water

Ingredients:

  • 1 quart purified water
  • 3-4 ripe bananas
  • 1 stalk celery or ½ cup celery juice (optional)

Directions: 

  1. Blend together until smooth and pour into a water bottle to take on the go
  • This recipe contains plenty of electrolyte minerals, vitamins and enzymes needed for a good workout as well as natural salts from the celery

Fruit Water

Ingredients: 

  • 1 cup dried fruit (apricots, raisins, dates, figs, or pineapple)
  • 1 quart purified water

Directions:

  1. Soak overnight to allow the sugars and electrolytes in the fruit to seep into the water
  2. Pour the water into a water bottle for an instant sports drink and save the fruit to eat later, if desired
  3. Use one type of fruit or a mixture of your favorite fruits
 

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