DIY Strawberry Lemonade Sports Drink Recipe

Recipe posted in: Flex Meals & Snacks, Without Nutrisystem Shakes, Shakes, Smoothies & Drinks
Strawberry Lemonade Sports Drink in a glass bottle next to a plant

Looking for a refreshing drink to cool down after a workout? Why not try making your own DIY sports drink?

This Strawberry Lemonade Sports Drink is perfect for quenching thirst and providing energy after a workout. Best of all, it’s easy to make and only requires a few simple ingredients. Give it a try today!

How to Make a DIY Sports Drink

If you’re trying to stay healthy, store-bought commercial sports drinks might not be the best option. That’s why we’re going to show you how to make your own DIY strawberry lemonade sports drink that’s made with REAL food at home!

Whether you’re going for a long run on a hot summer day or lifting weights at the gym, this DIY sports drink is sure to give you the boost you need to perform at your best. It’s easy to make and contains plenty of electrolytes to help you stay hydrated while you’re active. So why not try it for yourself today? Your body will thank you!

To make a delicious DIY Strawberry Lemonade-flavored sports drink, start by adding coconut water, some thawed frozen or fresh strawberries, a pinch of Himalayan pink sea salt, a drizzle of honey, and the juice from a lemon to a blender or food processor. (Keep scrolling for the exact measurements of each ingredient that you should use!)

Blend everything together until the mixture is smooth and well-combined. Then it’s ready to serve! You can then pour your DIY sports drink into a large pitcher, glass or reusable water bottle and enjoy it before or after your workout or exercise session.

This tasty, homemade sports drink recipe will keep you hydrated during your physical activity. The natural electrolytes in the coconut water also help to replenish lost nutrients during your activity, while the strawberry and lemon provides essential vitamins and minerals to help restore your energy levels. Plus, the sweetness from the honey makes this drink really refreshing and delicious! It’s the perfect way to cool down after a tough workout or long run.

So if you’re looking for an easy way to stay fueled while staying active, try making this yummy DIY sports drink today and feel the benefits for yourself!

Healthy Hacks

This homemade strawberry lemonade recipe makes four servings. One serving is about four ounces and contains 55 calories. On a Nutrisystem weight loss program? You can log each drink as two Extras in your NuMi app journal.

If you’re not a fan of strawberry flavor or are looking for different flavor combinations to try, feel free to experiment! Replace the strawberries with a different fruit that you could enjoy.

Try the recipe with other berries like raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, or a combination of different varieties! You could also opt for a citrus fruit, such as oranges, nectarines or grapefruit. You can even swap the lemon juice for lime juice or orange juice for a totally different taste!

Watching your sugar intake and avoiding added sugar? Swap the honey with stevia or monk fruit.

 Even More Easy Strawberry Recipes

Check out these other berrylicious recipes that fit into your weight loss plan:

Servings: 4 (1 serving = 4 oz.)

Calories per Serving: 55

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 2 Extras


  • 12 fl. oz. coconut water
  • 1/2 cup frozen strawberries, thawed
  • 1/8 tsp. Himalayan pink salt
  • 2 Tbsp. honey
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice


  1. Place all ingredients into a blender. Blend until smooth.
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