Homemade energy drinks are far cheaper than the chocked full of sugar in-store ready made brands. Start you day off right or guzzle after a great work out. Many of these drinks are designed to restore electrolytes and to give a boost when needed. Unlike store bought versions these drinks have no artificial preservatives, colorings, or unnatural flavorings.
This drink is not heavy on the caffeine or the sugar to give you a boost of energy when it is needed. Wake up your day with this drink, try in the morning or afternoon or after a great workout to stimulate your productivity.
This refreshing drink gets its kick from nature with wild and raw honey. Honey is a natural source of raw carbs to keep you going. Take this recipe up to a whole new level by substituting the water with fruit juice instead.
Who doesn’t like getting a boost of energy from a little chocolate? Chocolate is a natural source of caffeine, which is why this little drink gives you that extra kick you need to finish or start out the day.
This drink has no added sugar, it is sweetened only by fruit. The carbs are provided naturally from the peaches and strawberries. This cool little drink will keep you going on a long hot day.
Wheat grass has long been considered a healthy addition to any energy drink. Wheat grass, along with an overripe banana are the sources of nutritious energy in this drink.
Spirulina is a blue-green algae that adds a powerful, energetic punch to your energy drink. The algae is available in pill or powder form and is widely available online or in health food stores.
This simple recipe gives you a boost when you most need one. The chia seeds are rich in protein and antioxidants. You also receive the added benefit of a healthier immune system and protects the heart.
Kick start your morning with this delicious carrot and orange drink. No artificial sweeteners or sugar is added. Despite the name, this drink is great anytime during the day.
This drink chocked feel of berries is perfect after a workout, to start your day, or to give a little boost during the day. The drink is sweetened only by the many fruits in this great small, but powerful drink.
This smoothie will ‘smooth’ the rough edges of your day. Rich in vitamin C, this drink is a great way to rev up your day or give a boost when you need it most.
This yummy addition to your day will get you past that ‘run-down’ feeling and through the rest of your day. Even better there is no ‘crash’ from an artificial sweetener or added sugar. Flax seed is said to have additional healing properties, in protecting the heart and even in preventing strokes.
Get a boost and a taste of the islands with this tropical energy drink. The recipe calls for a hint of coconut also. A great way to rehydrate after a good workout too. Plus the added benefit of flax seed which has also been credited with lowering blood sugar.
All natural maple syrup serves as the sweetener in this high energy drink. You’ll also love the flavorful, tartness from the cranberries. The drink is, however, high in sodium and should not be used by someone with high blood pressure.
This great drink not only energizes, it detoxifies as well. The drink is tart, thanks to the apple and spicy due to the ginger.
No sugar or artificial sweeteners here to make you feel sluggish. Power-up your day, after a workout, or help in perking up after a long day.
This very tart drink will energize your day. You receive a great many benefits from unleashing the raw energy of cranberries, along with apple cider vinegar.
Re energize and revitalize with a cup full of this energy drink. Power through your day with a powerful boost from beets.
All the sweetness comes from delicious watermelon. Coconut water is naturally low in carbs, sugar, and is 99% fat free.
This drink will fill you up, while providing a bit of needed energy. Chia seeds are a great source of protein and this little drink is sure to shore you up when you need a boost the most.
Full of citrus goodness with the added benefits of coconut water. This drink will cool you off after burning through some calories or in getting you through the day.