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Turmeric Wellness Shots


turmeric wellness shot

Turmeric wellness shots are an easy, affordable way to make your very own immune-boosting drinks at home. This recipe calls for 4 simple ingredients and each is packed with powerful health benefits. Turmeric is a spice that has long been used in traditional medicine to treat a variety of health conditions and is known for its anti-inflammatory properties. It is nature’s very own medicine available right at your grocery store! The great part about this recipe is how versatile it can be as well. You can take these turmeric shots straight or pour them into your drink of choice and enjoy!

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Benefits of turmeric wellness shots

There are numerous health benefits to turmeric. It contains a compound called curcumin making it a natural anti-inflammatory spice, which can help reduce inflammation in the body. It can also help alleviate a number of conditions including arthritis. Additionally, it has been shown to have potential benefits for heart health, brain health, skin health, and cancer prevention.

Drinking a concentrated form of turmeric is the easiest way to consume a high dose of this powerful spice and experience its potential health benefits. Not to mention, turmeric is low calorie, low fat, and cholesterol free, making it a great choice for anyone looking to improve their overall health!

ingredients for turmeric super shot

What does a turmeric shot taste like?

This recipe calls for 4 simple ingredients and each provides a unique flavor profile.

The ingredients are:

  1. Turmeric. Turmeric is known for its earthy, musky, and slightly bitter flavor. It also has a beautiful orange-brown color making your dishes stunning to look at!
  2. Coconut water. Coconut water has a mild taste with an ever-so-slight sweetness.
  3. Black pepper. This adds a slightly firey tang to the shot. Black pepper also contains a compound called piperine, which helps to increase the rate at which turmeric is absorbed in the body so pairing the two is highly beneficial.
  4. Lemon. Lemon provides a sour and acidic flavor to the shot.

Combining all four together helps balance each flavor profile making the shot tolerable to consume. If you find it hard to take as is feel free to add it to a cold or warm drink. Give it a good stir and enjoy! I personally like to add it to hot water with a squeeze of honey and it becomes the perfect, healing drink.

turmeric wellness shots
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Turmeric Wellness Shots

These turmeric wellness shots are packed with anti-inflammatory and immune boosting properties.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time0 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 17kcal

Equipment

  • mixing jar

Ingredients

  • 2 cups unsweetened coconut water (you can use water if desired).
  • 2 tablespoons turmeric ground or powdered
  • 1 tablespoon ground black pepper
  • juice from 1 lemon

Instructions

  • Ground your fresh turmeric.
  • In a mason jar or mixing jar, add your coconut water, turmeric, black pepper, and lemon juice. Mix well.
  • You can serve these in 2 fluid oz shot glasses or store them in small glass bottles in your refrigerator for up to 5 days.

Notes

If using powdered turmeric you will want to dissolve the shots in a hot drink upon consumption.

Nutrition

Serving: 2fl oz | Calories: 17kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g

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Comments

  1. Beautiful! Such a great recipe especially for the winter season!

    1. Thank you Maritza!

  2. Laurie Hopkins Avatar
    Laurie Hopkins

    This is a great idea. Can’t wait to try it.

    1. Thank you Laurie! They are wonderful for cold and flu season.