Are you using store-bought energy beverages’, why not prepare your own Quick Homemade Energy Drink from home?
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We are going to explore our options of homemade energy drinks, there is no doubt they will be healthier for you than what you are buying from your favorite stores right now.
Healthy Energy Drink Recipe
What you are drinking now from the stores is loaded with nasty ingredients, artificial coloring is just one of them. They also are high in sugar and preservatives, not to mention extremely high in caffeine which may cause some people to become anxious.
What We Need
Makes 20 fluid ounces
- 1 cup brewed unsweetened green tea
- ½ cup 100% cherry juice
- ½ cup flavored coconut water
- ½ cup seltzer water
- 1 teaspoon agave nectar
- Juice of 1 lemon
- Ice cubes
- Lemon slices for garnish
How to Make
Combine green tea, cherry juice, coconut water, seltzer, agave, and lemon juice in a large glass or container. Stir well or shake and serve over ice; garnish with lemon slices. Now isn’t this a quick homemade energy drink even you can make, this recipe was on the Food Network blog?
Around My Family Table
Around my family table is a blog I found writing this article for you, and it just happens there was a homemade energy drink recipe. Wendy is the owner of this website, so if you have the time visit her for her awesome posts. She specializes in weight loss and the keto diet plan, if either of these interests you this might be worth you visiting sometime.
What We Need
- 33.8 oz carton of unsweetened Coconut Water
- 2- B100 Complex Capsules
- 2 lemons, juiced
- 2 limes, juiced
- 2 oranges, juiced
- 2 tablespoons fresh grated ginger
- 2-4 tablespoons agave syrup
- couple sprigs of mint
- 1 cup water
How to Make
- In a 3-quart pitcher, add coconut water and fruit juices.
- Open up the B100 capsules and add the contents of the capsules to the juice (discard the gelatin outer coating of the capsule).
- Add water, ginger, mint, and agave syrup. Stir well to combine.
- Taste and adjust sweetness with the agave syrup if needed.
- Serve over ice.
- Store leftovers in the refrigerator for a couple of days. If you have any leftovers.
Thank you Wendy for sharing this recipe with us, if you are into health this is one blog you should consider checking out. Now we have two recipes already to choose from, and much more to come.
Natural Energy Drink Recipe
Food Matters provided us with this natural beverage, Gizmo is big into cutting back on preservatives and artificial colors as much as possible. Commonsense tells us man-made ingredients are not healthy for our body chemistry, so just maybe this is contributing to all our autoimmune diseases today.
Natural Berry Energy Beverage
What We Need
- 1 cup of water
- 1 cup of your favorite berries
- Lime juice
How to Make
Blend 1 cup water, 1 cup mixed berries, and the juice of 1 lime. Talk about quick and easy, even the busy person has the time to take advantage of this one, did you know berries are awesome brain healthy foods to eat regularly? Onward to our next paragraph, if you are enjoying this feel free to share it with your friends and family.
Homemade Sports Drink Recipe
For those of you who are active and into sports drinks, we have the perfect beverage you can prepare in the comfort of your home. Again easy and quick to make, so a busy lifestyle is no excuse. If you are enjoying yourself on my website, feel free to sign up for my Auto-Notifications, all you will receive are my published self-help guides in your email. Never no SPAM I promise you, that is not my intention to provide this to you.
What We Need
- 2 cups ice cubes
- 1 cup seltzer or flat water
- 1 cup cubed watermelon
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
- 1 tablespoon agave syrup or honey
- Juice of ½ lemon
How to Make
In a blender, pulse the ice to the size of pebbles.
2. Add the water, watermelon, mint, agave, and lemon juice.
3. Pulse a few times until slushy.
Makes about 32 ounces
Bicycling.com published this sports drink recipe for their readers to enjoy, now Gizmo is sharing it with you. Many good resources online to take advantage of at no cost to you, I mention where the information comes from to give proper credit and to share them with my own readers.
Natural Energy Beverages
We can go completely natural to boost our energy throughout our day, maybe you already are aware of them but possibly some might be brand new. Let us take a peek at what they recommend on Goodnet.org, now below they are listed for your convenience.
- Matcha Tea
- Green Smoothies
- Coconut Water
- Mint Tea
- Herbal Teas
Any surprises on this list that you was not aware of, if there are that is awesome you learned something new from visiting this website. What about energy foods, even though we are focusing on beverages’ food is important as well to boost our energy.
Energy Boosting Food Guide
Many of us might not realize how food can contribute to our energy levels, instead of loading up on sugar and caffeine try adding some of these into your diet plan. Over the years my food intolerance has opened my eyes to what I am putting into my own body, never estimate the power of what is in your meals for natural energy.
- Sesame Seeds
- Brown Rice
- Fatty Fish
- Sweet Potatoes
These foods will give you a good start to increasing your energy naturally, we should be putting these first before those processed foods and snacks we love so much. Going natural is going to improve not only your energy but also your general health, with that said we are ready to move on.
Harvard Health published a post on boosting your energy, if you trust this resource as much as I do you will want to keep reading to learn more. Now it is time to find out what they had to share with their own readers, and this is another good educational resource to add to your browser favorites.
- Tai Chi
- Relaxed Techniques
- Balance Work and Play
- Cutting Back on Smoking
- Eat for Energy
- Caffeine in Moderation
- Cut Back on Alcohol
- Drink More Water
Harvard Health recommends considering the following above, some you might already be doing. Consider adding ones that interest you that you are not taking advantage of at this time. Little lifestyle changes can dramatically increase how you feel, while you think about these I am going to move on to my next paragraph.
Providing you with good sources of information and resources is a tradition of how Gizmo concludes every article on every one of his websites, today is no different and I am more than happy to do this for you. This is not your normal shopping website pushing merchandise into your face, information always comes first when you visit this website.
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