The powerhouse team of ginger and lemon combine with strawberries to make a tasty juice shot with loads of health benefits.
This detox shot is so good for your health and your taste buds.
Most detox juice shot recipes focus solely on the health aspects and tend to be really strong tasting and not that easy to drink.
The tasty elixir you will learn to make today includes the standard wellness shot staples: lemon juice and ginger. But it doesn't stop there. The deliciousness dial is turned up to 10 with the infusion of strawberries.
Don't let the yummy taste fool you. This shot is a detoxification dynamo with a number of other health benefits. Let's go over those before diving into the recipe.
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Why We Love Lemon Strawberry Ginger Shots
This recipe is gluten-free and vegan. It's also fairly low in carbs (around 4g per serving). You can reduce the carbs by reducing the number of strawberries.
Lemon and ginger are known for their high concentration of anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. This powerful team assists in promoting numerous health benefits. These include:
- Detoxification, cleansing the liver and colon of built up waste and toxins.
- Boosting the body’s immune system.
- Relief of symptoms from arthritis and other inflammatory illnesses.
- Balancing the body’s PH.
- Neutralizing free radicals that turn healthy cells into sick or cancerous cells.
- Support of digestive health, settles upset stomach.
- Regulating blood pressure.
- Clearing skin and reducing premature aging.
- Improving eye care & brain function.
The addition of strawberries softens the tart and spicy flavors of the lemon juice and ginger. But strawberries also bring their share of health benefits to this recipe, including:
- A healthy dose of Vitamin C*
- Added antioxidants
- Anti-inflammatory properties
- Support for your immune system
*Everyone knows oranges are high in Vitamin C. But did you know strawberries contain slightly more vitamin C? Say whaaat?! Plus, they're lower in calories!
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lemons (peeled)4 oz2 small lemons
ginger4 oz4 inches of ginger root
strawberries4 oz5 strawberries
Peel the lemons.
Juice all ingredients together.
- Juicing the green strawberry tops is a good way to add extra nutrients and vitamins to the final product -- just make sure you wash them thoroughly first!
- Want more health benefits? Add 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder, which is great for weight loss and more!
- Did you know lemon juice is alkalizing? In its original state it is acidic with a pH of about 2, but once metabloized in the body, it becomes alkaline with a pH of 7+.