06/03/2014 02:47 pm ET Updated Aug 03, 2014

Why Switchel Is Better Than Energy Drinks

Switchel comes back to slake our thirst (via American Food Roots) Most people these days reach for a sports drink or "smart" water after a good workout or an afternoon of yard work. But there was a time when the thirst-quenching beverage of choice was a drink called switchel. A bracing blend of water, maple syrup…
Find recipes for switchel and for a switchel "stout and stormy" on American Food Roots.