How to Make an All-Natural Sports Drink with Chia Seeds

Photo: Poolside at Prana Del Mar Wellness Center with Chef Manolo’s limeade.

Happy Labor Day Weekend!  Whether you plan to sit your asana on a beach, do plenty of yoga, go for a long run, or celebrate with beverages that, ahem, dehydrate you, you’ll need a healthy way to rehydrate.  Here’s a recipe I’ve recreated for an all-natural sports drink with chia seeds, along with the help of my friends at Health Warrior chia and the Prana Del Mar wellness center, where Chanel Luck and I have led yoga retreats together.  It’s one of my favorite ways to cool off after a day in the sun, sweaty yoga session, or vigorous run, and the chia seeds provide added nutrients including protein, omega 3 fatty acids, and fiber.

You need:

    • Ice cold pitcher of water
    • Sweetener of choice (such as agave or raw sugar)
    • 3 limes
    • 1 heaping Tbsp. of chia
    • Dash of sea salt

Here’s how:

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