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Homemade Electrolyte Drink

Homemade Electrolyte Drink

Making your own homemade electrolyte drink or homemade sports drink is incredibly easy. Also, this way you know exactly what you’re putting into your body.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 pint
Calories 60 kcal
Author Sarah Ozimek



  1. Start making your homemade electrolyte drink by brewing the tea and letting it cool slightly; or, slightly warm your alternative base liquid.

  2. Add salt, sweetener, and calcium magnesium powder (if using). Mix to dissolve.
  3. Add juice. Mix and taste. Adjust juice or sweetness levels as desired.

Recipe Video


This homemade electrolyte drink will last a week in the refrigerator. You can always double or triple the recipe to make a big batch if you know you'll be needing it.

You can also make this recipe with half the liquid base, and freeze it as ice cubes to use as needed. Simply fill a glass with the electrolyte cubes and add water.

Nutrition Facts
Homemade Electrolyte Drink
Amount Per Serving (8 ounces)
Calories 60 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Sodium 304mg13%
Potassium 223mg6%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 13g14%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 4IU0%
Vitamin C 24mg29%
Calcium 5mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.