Homemade Pedialyte

6 mins (prep 5, cooking 1)
10 ingredients
2 servings
Reuse an old 2 liter bottle and help add electrolytes, but with a somewhat healthier twist.

Categories:  <-15-mins , easy , quick , beverages , non-alcoholic , inexpensive , time-to-make ,
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  • 8 1/4 cups water
  • 1 -1 1/2 teaspoon morton lite salt (sea salt if not morton lite salt. the key is to add kcl not just nacl. morton lite is half and half,)
  • 1/2-1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon gelatin powder (jel-o)
  • 2 tablespoons sugar (if honey is not used, see below, then the recipe calls for 4-6 tablespoons of sugar, to taste)
  • 1/3 cup raw honey (do not use honey if this drink is to be served to children under 12 months old)
  • 2/3 cup fresh lemon juice (about 4-6 lemons)


Serving Size (995.92 g)
Servings 2
Amount per Serving
Calories 57.24 Calories from Fat 0.0
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.0g 0.0%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0.0%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 1516.57mg 126.38%
Total Carbohydrate 14.79g 9.86%
Dietary Fiber 0.0 g 0.0%
Sugars 14.76 g %
Protein 0.0g 0.0%
Vitamin A 0.0IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 30.15mg% Iron 0.02mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
gelatin powder, raw honey, fresh lemon juice