Swap sugary sport drinks for electrolyte elixirs like the one below! Sport drinks are often falsely advertised to be hydrating and good for you but contain heaps of sugar and artificial ingredients which causes inflammation and drain nutrition from your body. While some natural food companies make hydrating beverages with electrolytes, you can easily make them at home for a fraction of the cost!
Coconut water contains five key electrolytes: sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium and phosphorus. Coconut water contains more potassium per serving than a whole banana or 15 sports drinks! Getting enough electrolytes after a workout is essential for your recovery and maximizing your results. Make it a go-to beverage, and have fun trying the elixir below!
If you don’t own a juicer, don’t fret. Simply soak the cucumber in coconut water for 2 hours in the fridge prior to making the recipe, and then mix with the lime juice.
- ½ cucumber
- 3 organic limes, peeled
- 1 cup of coconut water
- 1 cup of soda water
- Crushed Ice, for serving
- Lime peel, for garnish if desired
- Using a juicer, juice the cucumber and lime.
- Combine the fresh juice and coconut water in a tall glass.
- Serve over crushed ice.
Vibe Tip: Prep this before leaving your house for a Vibe and leave it in the fridge. Drink immediately upon coming home for ultimate nourishment and hydration!