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Natural Kitchen Hacks Using Fresh Lemons and Home.Made. Sport Drinks

Yes, there are loads of recipes for lemon lovers. But that's not all you can do with this sensational citrus! About the Greaterade: The Golden State Warriors' decision to ban commercial sports drinks and make their own with Himalayan sea salt is the inspiration for Home.Made--with less sugar recipe... see below.

1. Make fluffier rice that won't stick Add a squeeze of lemon juice to the water and rice as it cooks for fluffier rice that won't stick. 2. Make lemons juicier Here's an easy way to make juicing a load of lemons easier. Stick the lemons in the microwave oven for just 15 seconds. You'll be amazed at how much easier they are to juice. 3. Have lemon juice on the fly

Now that you know the trick to easy juicing, make a big ol' batch of lemon juice. Pour the juice into ice trays and freeze. Then add them to recipes as needed.

4. Make your own lemon-fresh kitchen cleanser

Don't pitch the peels! Add lemon peels to a large jar. Pour in white vinegar and store for two weeks in a cool, dark space. Then combine your lemony vinegar concentrate with an equal amount (1:1) of distilled water. Boom!

Make your own DIY all-purpose kitchen cleanser!

5. Make homemade sports drinks

Save a ton on sports drinks by making them at home. Combine the juice of half a lemon with a pinch of salt, 2 teaspoons of raw honey, and 8 ounces of water, shake it up, and chill. It's a terrific refresher on a hot day.