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DIY Wellness Shots


Wellness shots are amazing for your immune system, but not always as great for your pockets, we have a solution for that.

You are probably familiar with wellness shots and their consumption after people take a workout class or when they want to give their immune system an extra boost. But starting at around two dollars for one, they can get pretty pricey. Making your own wellness shots at home can assure you that you are getting all of the fresh and nutritious ingredients you desire and saving you some cash along the way.

What are Wellness Shots


A concentrated mixture of fresh ingredients made into an individual shot are directed towards specific health benefits, such as energy, immunity, Shots are quick hits of concentrated nutrition. Although the quantity of liquid is small, it’s potent, gives you a burst of energy almost immediately, and boosts the immune system. You can make these shots in many different combinations to address different ailments.



Ingredients and Their Benefits


Orange: Boosts immunity levels and adds touch of tang and sweetness.

Lemon: Naturally high in Vitamin C and bioflavinods to counter free radicals.

Ginger: Packed with natural antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties to fight against illness and bacteria.

Cayenne Pepper : Capsaicin warms the body and is a great source of antioxidants

Cayenne Pepper : Capsaicin warms the body and is a great source of antioxidants



Digestion : Ginger supports healthy digestion and immunity. It’s warming to the body which you will experience first-hand when kicking back 2 oz. of this nutritional gem. Ginger also boasts anti-nausea, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant compounds.




carrots add a sweet flavor to the wellness shot when added. Their specific healthy ingredient is beta carotene which is amazing for skin, the brian and helping to boost your immune system to fight off infections



Recipe Ideas

1. Ginger + Lemon +

Ginger + Lemon + Cayenne Ingredients: 1 – 2, 2 in/5 cm piece(s) of ginger 1/2 – 1 lemon pinch of cayenne pepper


Directions: 1. Wash ginger and lemon. 2. Peel lemon (or leave on rind for more zesty nutrients and bitter flavor). 3. Juice ginger then lemon in your juicer. 4. Pour juice shot into small glass and sprinkle cayenne pepper on top. 5. Drink up and enjoy!



Wellness Shot Storage


Juicing a small amount of fruits and vegetables every morning can be tedious and time consuming. The great thing is that these wellness shot recipes can be made as a large juice amount that can be divided into more compacted storage so that every morning you can grab one, take it, and be on your way. Meal prepping is so beneficial when it comes to making a health and wellness journey as effective as possible. The same can be done with juicing. Click here to learn about the benefits of celery juice and its storage.


Storing your premeasure wellness saves you time, money, and cleanup, all while providing you with easily accessible nutrition. Sounds like a win win to me!

Final Thoughts

Health and wellness are so important and does not have to come at a high expense when you find great alternatives such as these DIY recipes and storage hacks. Our body greatly benefits from consistency and routine, so adding this element to your routine can add health benefits in the areas that you are looking to target the most. And most of all you can enjoy the process of making these wellness shots and even sharing them with members of your household and friends!


Just like an alcohol-containing shot, a wellness shot ma be quit 'refreshing' or in other words shocking and maybe not that most tasteful. But the benefits sure are! So unlike a tall class of unpleasantness, it is all wrapped into one quick take.


Have you ever tried to make wellness shots before? If so what is your favorite mix of nutricine and how often do you take a shot of health? Let us know in the comments!




You are probably familiar with wellness shots and their consumption after people take a workout class or when they want to give their immune system an extra boost. But starting at around two dollars for one, they can get pretty pricey. Making your own wellness shots at home can assure you that you are getting all of the fresh and nutritious ingedients you desire and saving you some cash along the way.

What are Wellness Shots

A concentrated . The specific cocktail of ingredients in individual shots are directed towards specific health benefits, such as energy, immunity, Shots are quick hits of concentrated nutrition. One of my go to shots is Ginger, Lemon, and Turmeric. Although the quantity of liquid is small, it’s potent, gives you a burst of energy almost immediately, and boosts the immune system. You can make these shots in many different combinations to address different ailments.

Ingredients and Their Benefits

Orange: Boosts immunity levels and adds touch of tang and sweetness.

Lemon: Naturally high in Vitamin C and bioflavinods to counter free radicals.

Ginger: Packed with natural antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties to fight against illness and bacteria.

Cayenne Pepper : Capsaicin warms the body and is a great source of antioxidants

Cayenne Pepper : Capsaicin warms the body and is a great source of antioxidants

Digestion : Ginger supports healthy digestion and immunity. It’s warming to the body which you will experience first-hand when kicking back 2 oz. of this nutritional gem. Ginger also boasts anti-nausea, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant compounds.

carrots add a sweet flavor to the wellness shot when added. Their specific healthy ingredient is beta carotene which is amazing for skin, the brian and helping to boost your immune system to fight off infections

Recipe Ideas

1. Ginger + Lemon +

Ginger + Lemon + Cayenne Ingredients: 1 – 2, 2 in/5 cm piece(s) of ginger 1/2 – 1 lemon pinch of cayenne pepper

Directions: 1. Wash ginger and lemon. 2. Peel lemon (or leave on rind for more zesty nutrients and bitter flavor). 3. Juice ginger then lemon in your juicer. 4. Pour juice shot into small glass and sprinkle cayenne pepper on top. 5. Drink up and enjoy!

Wellness Shot Storage

Juicing a small amount of fruits and vegetables every morning can be tedious and time consuming. The great thing is that these wellness shot recipes can be made as a large juice amount that can be divided into more compacted storage so that every morning you can grab one, take it, and be on your way. Meal prepping is so beneficial when it comes to making a health and wellness journey as effective as possible. The same can be done with juicing. Click here to learn about the benefits of celery juice and its storage.

Storing your premeasure wellness saves you time, money, and cleanup, all while providing you with easily accessible nutrition. Sounds like a win win to me!

Final Thoughts

Health and wellness are so important and does not have to come at a high expense when you find great alternatives such as these DIY recipes and storage hacks. Our body greatly benefits from consistency and routine, so adding this element to your routine can add health benefits in the areas that you are looking to target the most. And most of all you can enjoy the process of making these wellness shots and even sharing them with members of your household and friends!

Just like an alcohol-containing shot, a wellness shot ma be quit 'refreshing' or in other words shocking and maybe not that most tasteful. But the benefits sure are! So unlike a tall class of unpleasantness, it is all wrapped into one quick take.

Wellness shots are concentrated beverages made from fresh, healthy ingredients that are believed to have various health benefits. They are typically consumed in small quantities due to their potency. Here's a basic recipe for a wellness shot, along with some popular variations:

Basic Wellness Shot Recipe:

Ingredients:

  • 1-2 inches of fresh ginger root (or to taste)

  • 1-2 cloves of fresh garlic (optional)

  • 1 lemon or lime, juiced

  • 1-2 tablespoons of honey or maple syrup (for sweetness)

  • A pinch of cayenne pepper or turmeric (optional for added health benefits)

Instructions:

  1. Prepare the Ingredients:

    • Peel and roughly chop the ginger root.

    • If using garlic, peel and crush the cloves.

    • Juice the lemon or lime.


  1. Blend or Process:

    • Place the chopped ginger, crushed garlic (if using), lemon or lime juice, honey or maple syrup, and cayenne pepper or turmeric (if desired) in a blender or food processor.


  1. Blend Until Smooth:

    • Blend or process the ingredients until you have a smooth, concentrated liquid. You may need to add a bit of water to help with blending, but keep it to a minimum to maintain potency.


  1. Strain (Optional):

    • If you prefer a smoother shot, strain the mixture through a fine-mesh sieve or cheesecloth to remove any fibrous bits.


  1. Store and Serve:

    • Transfer the wellness shot liquid to an airtight container or small glass bottles with lids. Store it in the refrigerator for up to a week.


Variations:

  1. Immunity Booster:

    • Add a small amount of fresh turmeric or turmeric powder for its anti-inflammatory properties.

    • Include a pinch of black pepper with turmeric to enhance its absorption.


  1. Digestive Aid:

    • Add a small piece of fresh mint or a few sprigs of fresh cilantro.

    • Include a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar for additional digestive benefits.


  1. Anti-Inflammatory Shot:

    • Use a combination of ginger, turmeric, lemon, and honey for an anti-inflammatory wellness shot.


  1. Detox Shot:

    • Include a teaspoon of spirulina or chlorella powder for detoxification benefits.

    • Add a few drops of chlorophyll for extra cleansing power.


  1. Energy Booster:

    • Add a small piece of fresh ginseng or a teaspoon of maca powder.


  1. Antioxidant Shot:

    • Incorporate berries like blueberries or acai berries for their antioxidant properties.

    • Include a small amount of green tea or matcha for added antioxidants.


  1. Anti-Cold Shot:

    • Combine ginger, garlic, lemon, honey, and a pinch of cayenne pepper for immune support during cold and flu season.


Remember that wellness shots can be potent due to their concentrated nature, so start with small quantities, especially if you're new to these ingredients. Consult with a healthcare professional if you have specific health concerns or conditions before regularly consuming wellness shots.

Have you ever tried to make wellness shots before? If so what is your favorite mix of nutricine and how often do you take a shot of health? Let us know in the comments!


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