Glutamine Smoothie Recipe & Lemon Lime Water: Dr Oz Drink Recipes

Dr Oz: Energy Drink Recipes

Dr Oz revealed the Truth About Energy Drinks on his show. He concluded that there are a variety of reasons why we should skip those sugary energy drinks as often as possible. Next, he shared a Glutamine Energy Drink Smoothie Recipe, and refreshing Pineapple Mint Water & Lemon Lime Water Recipes.

To help reveal these recipes, Dr Oz invited weight loss and metabolism expert Lisa Lynn and audience member Tanya onstage. Here are the Energy Drink Alternatives they suggested.


Energy Drink Alternative: Yerba Mate Tea

Dr Oz Drink Recipes: Lemon Lime Water

Dr Oz Drink Recipes included Lemon Lime Water and a Guarana Smoothie Recipe as alternatives to Energy Drinks.

Yerba Mate Tea naturally contains caffeine, and it has the added benefit of being a mood booster. Lisa said this is an acquired taste, but you can find it at most grocery stores. Lisa said that it’s also green, because it doesn’t come in prepackaged plastic since you brew it yourself at home.

Dr Oz Drink Recipes: Glutamine Energy Drink Smoothie Recipe

Glutamine is a brain booster and also raises your energy level. Plus, it can fire up your body’s metabolic rate. Look for it at your favorite health food store to make this easy Energy Drink Alternative. Tanya seemed to really like this option when she taste tested it.



  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 2 scoops Protein Powder (choose your favorite flavor)
  • 1 teaspoon Coffee
  • Frozen Fruit
  • Ice
  • 500 mg Glutamine


  1. Add water to blender and mix on low.
  2. Add Protein Powder until blended.
  3. Slowly add remaining ingredients.
  4. Cover and blend on high for one minute, or until thoroughly mixed.

Dr Oz Drink Recipes: Lemon Lime Water Energy Drink Recipe

Lisa also shared her miracle water recipe, which can keep you hydrated. This naturally affects your energy levels as well. This concoction is Dr Oz approved.


  • 1/2 gallon Water
  • 2 Lemons
  • 1 Lime


  1. Wash your fruits to avoid Stomach Parasites.
  2. Slice the citrus fruits (try adding grapefruit if you like) and add them to your water pitcher.
  3. Refrigerate overnight. Serve chilled.
  4. This keeps for about two days.

Dr Oz Drink Recipes: Pineapple Mint Water Energy Drink Recipe

There’s still one more quick fix you can whip up as an energy drink alternative. Here’s what you need to make Pineapple Mint Water.


  • 1/3 Pineapple
  • 1/2 gallon Water
  • Mint Leaves
  • Lemon Juice


  1. Add fresh water to your pitcher.
  2. Slice the Pineapple into chunks. Add to water.
  3. Mix in Mint and Lemon Juice, to taste.
  4. Let refrigerate four hours or overnight.
  5. Strain and serve.


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