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Ginger and Turmeric Shots

Ginger and Turmeric Shots are a great way to start your day. These powerhouse wellness shots have many benefits and are incredibly easy to make. Keep them stored in your fridge all week long for an extra boost of nutrients.

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two ginger and turmeric shots with a glass of the juice behind it.

why you’ll love this recipe

  • Ginger and Turmeric Shots contain many nutrients and benefits!
  • With just one shot a day you can decrease inflammation and improve your digestion.
  • These shots are a great source of natural energy without caffeine.
  • High in Vitamin C.
  • They are really easy to make!
  • This recipe requires a juicer, but you can also make them in a blender for the same effect.
  • Plant based, vegan and gluten free.
  • A great way to start your day.

ingredients and Substitutions

These are the main ingredients and substitutions for Ginger and Turmeric Shots. Be sure to scroll down to the recipe card at the bottom of this page for a full list of ingredients and instructions.

I usually pick up my ginger root from Sprouts of Smart and Final for the best deal. You can use organic or regular.

Turmeric root can also be found at your local Sprouts, Ralphs or Smart and Final. I’m sure Whole Food’s carries it too!

Lemons pair nicely with the ginger, you can use organic or regular.

Oranges help add a bit of natural sweetness.

Optional to add in a dash of black pepper, this helps activate the turmeric so your body can better absorb the benefits, however, it’s not totally necessary.

all the ingredients you need on a table.

how to make

ONE: In a juicer, add in the ginger root, turmeric root, lemons and oranges. Depending on your juicer, you may or may not have to peel the skin first from the lemons and oranges. I personally leave them on.

the juicer that is used to make these wellness shots.

TWO: My juicer tends to leave some skin in the juice, so I strain it using a simple strainer. You can also use a cheese cloth.

the juice being strained to collect any extra skin.

THREE: Then, store the shots in an airtight container in the fridge and enjoy within 4-5 days.

Benefits of turmeric and ginger shots

Ginger is an amazing ingredient that contains many benefits. It’s especially welcomed during the cold season, but it can be used year round to help build your immunity and improve digestion. Along with many other benefits that you can read about here.

Turmeric is a bright yellow/orange spice that is common in Indian cuisine. It has anti-inflammatory properties and when combined with black pepper it helps your body absorb more of the benefits!

Lemons are a great source of Vitamin C and can help keep you regular. They are naturally detoxifying to the body and taste amazing when combined with ginger.

Oranges are also a great source of Vitamin C and can help boost your immune system!

Tips and tricks

Depending on your juicer, you may or may not have to peel the oranges and lemon’s first before juicing.

When you’re done juicing, strain the juice to remove any skin that was left behind.

a hand holding the ginger and turmeric shot.

Using a blender instead of a juicer

If you don’t have a juicer, don’t worry. You can still make this recipe. Simply peel and juice the lemons and oranges and add them in a blender along with the turmeric and ginger root. Blend until smooth and creamy and then strain.

How to serve and store

Serve these shots with a pinch of black pepper. This will help your body absorb the turmeric up to 2,000% more. It’s not necessary, but it’s highly recommended!

Store these shots in an airtight container such as this one, and enjoy within 4-5 days.

Taste and Texture

These shots taste strong, tart and powerful, but not overwhelming. Shoot it back and chase it down with some water if needed.

The texture is smooth like cold pressed juice.

frequently asked questions

Can I use a blender instead of a juicer?

Yes you can, please see notes above.

What are the benefits of these shots?

So many amazing benefits! Please see notes above.

How long will these last?

When stored properly in the fridge, these shots will last 4-5 days.

other recipes you may like

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Ginger and Turmeric Shots

Ginger and Turmeric Shots are a great way to start your day. These powerhouse wellness shots have many benefits and are incredibly easy to make. Keep them stored in your fridge all week long for an extra boost of nutrients.
PIN RECIPE
PREP TIME:
5 minutes
COOK TIME:
5 minutes
TOTAL TIME:
10 minutes
Author - Hannah

Ingredients

  • 8oz ginger root
  • 8 oz turmeric root
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 orange
  • black pepper

SCALE:

1X

YIELDS:

8 shots

Directions

  1. In a juicer, add in the ginger root, turmeric root, lemons and oranges. Depending on your juicer, you may or may not have to peel the skin first from the lemons and oranges. I personally leave them on.
  2. My juicer tends to leave some skin in the juice, so I strain it using a simple strainer. You can also use a cheese cloth.
  3. Then, store the shots in an airtight container in the fridge and enjoy within 4-5 days.

Notes

Depending on your juicer, you may or may not have to peel the oranges and lemon's first before juicing. When you're done juicing, strain the juice to remove any skin that was left behind.

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