[pct-l] Water is Soooo Boring
melaniekclarke at gmail.com
Sat Sep 11 20:37:06 CDT 2010
I've been busy so I haven't been paying attention to this thread.
At the grocery store you can get a box of very small single serving packets
of crystal light. I use one for a liter of water. I bring a bunch with me
on the trail and I always enjoy drinking them. They don't take up a lot of
On Sat, Sep 11, 2010 at 2:00 PM, David Thibault <dthibaul07 at gmail.com>wrote:
> I make my own "gator-aid" style mix - that way I can control the amount of
> My current recipe which makes 2 liters is:
> 1 packet kool-aid type mix
> 1/4 c Sugar
> 4 packets splenda
> 1/8 to 1/4 tsp lite-salt (like Mortons) - it has both sodium & potassium
> 1/8 tsp magnisuim powder (found at a health store)
> You can add more or less sweetener as you like. I use the combo of sugar
> and splenda as I don't like the taste of splenda alone but splenda is
> lighter that sugar. I'm allergic to aspartame but that is light and sweet
> to. Steva may be good too I just haven't tried it.
> > .
> > From: "Jim Keener ( J J )" <pct2010 at ridgetrailhiker.com>
> > Subject: [pct-l] Water is Soooo Boring
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> > Greetings,
> > Is anything other than water that is safe to drink?
> > - diet cola: ingredients I cannot pronounce
> > - fruit juice: loaded with sugar
> > - coffee: caffein
> > - milk: good with brownies, oatmeal cookies, etc.
> > J J
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