Blue Raspberry Homemade Pedialyte is an easy to make homemade Pedialyte drink recipe. If you are dealing with mild or moderate dehydration in both kids and adults this homemade pedialyte recipe is perfect! With only 4 ingredients you can skip running to the store and just make it at home, plus it will save you a ton of money making it at home.
Blue Raspberry Homemade Pedialyte
This Homemade Blue Raspberry Pedialyte is a variation of my homemade Pedialyte. The original recipe is just about the same, the difference is what flavor you are making it. This time we are making Blue Raspberry Pedialyte instead of Cherry Pedialyte.
This pedialyte recipe is doctor approved, in fact my doctor is the one who gave this homemade pedialtye recipe to me for my kids. I was going to buy them pedialyte and they told me how simple it is to make at home and how much cheaper it is as well.
There are lots of things you can make at home instead of buying in the store, many of them will save you a ton of money and as far as I am concerned the homemade versions are much better then the store bought. Check out some of my favorite things to make at home!
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What is Pedialyte?
Pedialyte an electrolyte replacer that is given to kids and adults when they are sick causing them to become dehydrated. The electrolyte drink helps prevent mild to moderate dehydration more effectively than sports drinks, juice or plain water that is also great for when kids are sick.
I call this homemade Pedialyte because there is no other name for it that anyone would know since the store bought same thing is Pedialyte.
Why Make Homemade pedialyte
Some people want to make their own because they do not like the ingredients in store bought pedialyte and the dyes that are used.
Some people like to make their own because, let’s be honest here, pedialyte in the stores tastes gross. Others like to make their own because it is MUCH cheaper to make your own then buy it in the store.
For us it is a combination of my kids not liking the flavors that are in store bought and that it is much cheaper for me to make it.
I also do not know when my kids are going to be sick, if I did that would be amazing. But as we all know kids get sick with out warning and having to take a sick kid to the store to get pedialyte is not my idea of fun. I always have pedialyte ingredients on hand in my house for whenever we might need it.
How to use homemade pedialyte
Use homemade pedialyte in the same way that you do the store bought pedialyte and it is not recommended for children under 1 year of age. Of course with all things that deal with sickness, be sure to ask your doctor first before giving it to your child.
It is important not to give it to anyone until they haven’t throw up in two hour. Make sure when the person who needs the rehydration is drinking it, they just sip it.
When you are serving homemade pedialyte you do not need to add ice to it, you can however if you want to. My kids prefer to drink it with ice in it so it is nice and cold.
How to store homemade Pedialyte
After making homemade pedialyte store it in the fridge in a pitcher for up to 3 days. Use as needed.
Blue Raspberry Pedialyte Ingredients
- 1/2 cup hot water
- 3 1/2 cups cold water
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 3 tablespoons sugar
- 3 teaspoons Berry blue Jello-O Powder
How to Make Blue Raspberry Pedialyte
In a large pitcher mix the salt, sugar and Jell-O powder.
Add in 1/2 cup hot water and stir until all of the sugar, salt and Jell-O powder dissolves.
Once it is dissolved pour in the 3.5 cups of cold water and mix.
Serve right away or store in the fridge.
Homemade Blue Raspberry Pedialyte
- In a large pitcher mix the salt, sugar and Jell-O powder.
- Add in 1/2 cup hot water and stir until all of the sugar, salt and Jell-O powder dissolves.
- Once it is dissolved pour in the 3.5 cups of cold water and mix.
- Serve right away or store in the fridge.
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