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Make Your Own Homemade "Gatorade"

adapted from Daily Garnish
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1
Calories: 252 kcal
Author: Jillee


  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • water


  1. Add 1/4 cup sugar and 1/4 teaspoon salt (kosher or sea salt) to 1/2 cup HOT water.
  2. Stir until completely dissolved.
  3. Add 1/2 cup orange juice and 1 Tablespoon lemon juice to the sugar/salt water.
  4. Add a few ice cubes to each bottle, pour half of juice mixture into each bottle, then fill the rest of the way with cold water.
  5. Give the bottles a shake to allow the ice cubes to cool down the warm water.
Nutrition Facts
Make Your Own Homemade "Gatorade"
Amount Per Serving
Calories 252
% Daily Value*
Sodium 583mg 24%
Potassium 248mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 63g 21%
Sugars 60g
Vitamin A 5%
Vitamin C 82.2%
Calcium 1.4%
Iron 1.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.