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Best Ginger Shots

Ginger shots are potent immune-boosting, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory drinks! This wellness shot recipe is quickly made at home with ginger root, lemon, cayenne, and other simple ingredients, saving you big bucks while bringing excellent benefits, including weight loss. YIELD: 6 (2-ounce) shot bottles.
Course:Drink
Cuisine:American
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 6
Calories44.7 kcal
Cost $ 0.30 per person

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces ginger root washed and scrubbed with a brush (Or wash it to remove most of the dirt and then peel it), or fresh turmeric root for a variation of this recipe. ABOUT 1 cup
  • 1 navel orange either squeezed or use the whole pulp
  • 3 fresh lemons squeezed (or limes)
  • ¾ coconut water or regular water
  • 1 tablespoon raw honey stevia in the raw if you are diabetic, or pure maple syrup for a vegan recipe. I prefer honey because it is a natural prebiotic!
  • 14 fresh mint leaves
  • A pinch of cayenne pepper

Instructions

  • Place all the ingredients in a high-powered blender and blend it until smooth.
  • Using a strainer, strain the liquid. TIP: You may either discard the solids or transfer them to a freezer bag and freeze them to use later on in juices and smoothies. Then, transfer the liquid to shot bottles and refrigerate them for up to 7 days.

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Recipe Notes

How to Store
  • FRIDGE: Store ginger shots for colds or weight loss in an airtight container (jars, glass bottles to drink with shot glasses or shot bottles) for up to 7 days. Enjoy their maximum potency or freshness within 3-4 days of the day you made them! 
  • FREEZER: If making a large batch of these ginger immunity shots,  freeze them in an ice cube tray with a lid for 2-3 months and thaw them in the fridge before drinking them, or add them frozen to juices and smoothies.
 
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Nutrition

Calories: 44.7kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 1.2g | Fat: 0.4g | Saturated Fat: 0.1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.04g | Sodium: 11.7mg | Potassium: 205mg | Fiber: 2.6g | Sugar: 3.7g | Vitamin A: 168.6IU | Vitamin C: 44.1mg | Calcium: 32.8mg | Iron: 0.6mg

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