Pediolyte recipe

 

We are headed into the summer months and we have to remember that kids like to run and play and can quickly become dehydrated.  When I ran across this recipe it made prefect sense to remind myself to watch the kids and our self in the heat of summer!

BY MICHELLE | JANUARY 26, 2010

For times when you or your little one has a stomach bug and you either can’t leave home or want to save some money, try these homemade versions of Pedialyte.

Homemade Pedialyte Recipe

4 cups water
1/2 tsp baking soda
3 Tbsp sugar or honey
1/2 tsp salt
Basic Recipe: Mix all ingredients together and sip on as desired.  Refrigerate if a cold drink is prefered.

Flavored Recipe: Add 1/2 packet of Kool-aid to Basic Recipe.

Orange Juice Recipe: Add the soda and salt to orange juice mixed with water.

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Homemade Electrolyte Solution Recipe

2 quarts water
1 teaspoon baking soda
7 teaspoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup fresh-squeezed or bottled orange juice

Directions:

Stir all the ingredients in the water until they are completely dissolved. The solution can be stored in the refrigerator for a few days, or for a treat to tempt a child it can be made into popsicles (an ice cube tray and toothpicks work well if you don’t have a popsicle mold).

Options:

Add a squeeze of lemon juice or more orange juice to each serving if desired for flavor (but just enough for flavor because juice has a lot of sugar and can make diarrhea worse).

Reposted from ourlittlemnkeys.com

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