Let’s dive into the world of homemade wellness shots – a cost-effective alternative to the pricey versions you find in cafes. For just a fraction of the cost, you can prepare a week’s worth of these nutrient-packed shots, tailored to your taste preferences. Here’s the breakdown:
2 Oranges: Packed with immune-boosting Vitamin C, oranges contribute to the vibrant flavor and nutritional content of the shots.
2 Lemons: Lemons add a zesty kick while providing additional Vitamin C and antioxidants, known for they’re detoxifying properties.
100g Fresh Ginger: Ginger, a natural anti-inflammatory, adds a spicy element and is renowned for its potential digestive and immune system benefits.
1/2 tsp Ground Turmeric: A powerhouse of anti-inflammatory compounds, turmeric not only enhances the shots’ color but also contributes to there health-promoting properties.
1/8 tsp Black Pepper: The addition of black pepper enhances the bioavailability of curcumin in turmeric, maximizing its potential health benefits.
2 Cups Water (or Coconut Water): A hydrating base for the shots. Coconut water can be chosen for its natural sweetness, adding a tropical twist.
Optional: 1-2 tbsp Liquid Sweetener of Choice: Tailor the sweetness to your liking with a natural sweetener like honey or maple syrup.
Peel and Cut: Cut: Peel oranges and lemons, cutting them into smaller wedges. Wash and chunk the fresh ginger.
Blend: Combine all ingredients in a blender. BLend on high until smooth, creating a vibrant, flavorful mixture.
Strain: Pour the mixture through a sieve into a large bowl, using a spoon to filter the juice. FOr a smoother texture, consider straining through cheesecloth or a nut milk bag.
Funnel and Pour: Using a funnel, carefully pour the juice into glasses. Ensure a secure lid and chill in the fridge for later enjoyment.
These shots last up to 1 week in the fridge, with peak freshness within 3-5 days.
For prolonged storage, freeze the shots in appropriate containers, leaving room for expansion during freezing.
This homemade concoction not only saves your money but also offers a burst of vitamins, antioxidants, and anti-inflammatory compounds. Embrace the goodness of nature and savor the vibrant flavors while promoting your well-being. Cheers to a week of invigorating wellness shots!