This following recipe is from the "Everyday Cheapskate" column by
Mary Hunt of "Cheapskate Monthly". HTH SandyL

"This costs about $.30 for 2 quarts as compared to $3.00 for the same
amount of Gatorade."

Mix together:
1 packet, any flavor unsweetened Kool-aid or similar product
8 tblsp sugar (or 10 packets sweetener for a sugar-free drink)
3/8 tsp salt
1/8 tsp salt substitute (contains potassium chloride)
2 quarts water
Yield: 2 quarts