23 Aug 2014
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Soothing a Cold Starts in Your Kitchen

Learn how to make a homemade electrolyte pop.

Soothing a Cold Starts in Your Kitchen
No parent likes to watch their child suffer through a cold or the flu. And feeling helpless is not an option.

Your kitchen can be a great resource for homemade soothing remedies that will help little ones stay comfortable as they battle winter germs. Watch this video and learn how to make a homemade electrolyte pop that will help kids stay hydrated when they're not very interested in eating or drinking.

Homemade Electrolyte Pop

Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup orangejuice
  • 1 Tbsp fresh-squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 cup filter or coconut water
  • 1 or 2 Tbsp raw honey or organic maple syrup
  • 1/8 tsp pink Himalayan or Celtic sea salt
Preparation:
  • Combine ingredients in bowl until completely blended. 
  • Pour into pop molds or an ice cube tray. Freeze halfway. 
  • Add toothpicks or pop sticks, return to freezer until frozen.
This article is part of Mix It Up, an editorial series created in collaboration with AOL's Kitchen Daily and Huffington Post. It is dedicated to making the lives of mothers easier through articles, videos and slideshows focused on simple and creative solutions to everyday challenges. From healthy recipes to exciting ideas for a more balanced lifestyle, this section aims to become a resource for moms everywhere. 

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