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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 252kcal
Author Jill Nystul


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


  • Add 1/4 cup sugar and 1/4 teaspoon salt (kosher or sea salt) to 1/2 cup HOT water.
  • Stir until completely dissolved.
  • Add 1/2 cup orange juice and 1 Tablespoon lemon juice to the sugar/salt water.
  • 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.
  • Give the bottles a shake to allow the ice cubes to cool down the warm water.


Calories: 252kcal | Carbohydrates: 63g | Sodium: 583mg | Potassium: 248mg | Sugar: 60g | Vitamin A: 250IU | Vitamin C: 67.8mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 0.3mg