Homemade energy gel

As an athlete, you can also do your part to protect the environment. Avoid over-packaging and pollution of small packets of single-use gels by making your own energy gel, which you will then store in reusable plastic bottles. Here, we like these:


The advantage of this recipe: this mix can be kept at room temperature.

Maltodextrins : you can find them in natural food stores.

Homemade energy gel

  • Servings : 4 servings of 30g (1oz)
  • Preparation : 10 minutes


  • 80ml (1/3 cup) of honey
  • 15ml (1 tbsp) of maple syrup or apricot jam – you can also replace with 1 tbsp of maltodextrins
  • 1ml (1/4 tsp) salt


  1. Pour into a bottle of energy gel, then fill it with water.
  2. Shake to mix all the ingredients well. Note: Bubble formation is normal.

Nutritional values per serving

  • Kilocalories : 100kcal
  • Carbohydrates : 26g
  • Sodium : 100mg
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