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Juice Shot: The Metabolic Bomb

Want an explosion of energy? Start your day off right with this juice shot made with lemon, ginger, green apple, celery, and a pinch of cayenne.

Course Breakfast, Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword ginger, juice shot, lemon, wellness shot
Prep Time 3 minutes
Juice Time 3 minutes
Total Time 6 minutes
Yield 24 oz
Servings 6
Calories 12 kcal

Flavor Profile

*on a scale of 1-9

Sweet-Savory 5
Light-Bold 9
Fruit-Veggie 4


  • 8 oz lemon peeled
  • 8 oz ginger
  • 13 oz green apple
  • 10 oz celery
  • 1 pinch cayenne ground


  1. Wash the produce.

  2. Peel the lemon if you prefer a lighter flavor. For stronger flavored or full bodied juices, grind these with the peel on.

  3. Weigh all ingredients.

  4. Juice the ingredients together.

  5. Drop a pinch of cayenne pepper into each bottle or jar and pour the juice.

Pro Tips

Recipe Notes

Also known as detox shots, wellness shots, booster shots,  immunity shots, or bombs, these small portions of nutrient dense juice pack a huge punch of vitamins and antioxidants in a small 2 oz – 4 oz shot.

Ingredients to make The Metabolic Bomb juice shot.

Why this is a menu-must if selling juice

Some of you may already have them on your menu, but for those of you who do not, listen up! Because—number one—they make a great add-on product to any juice purchase, as they are small and relatively inexpensive compared to a bottle of juice, and—number two—they are fun and really good for you. Your customers will love them!  Usually sold for $3 – $7 depending on size and ingredients (conventional /organic), they can be kept near the register for easy grab-and-go, much like grocery stores do with candy and water.

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Why lemon and ginger?

These mini wellness concoctions typically consist of lemon and ginger, with or without a few added ingredients. Lemon and ginger are known for their high concentration of anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. This powerhouse team assists in promoting numerous health benefits including:

Why we love this recipe

The celery helps to balance the ginger and lemon while supporting weight loss and boosting the metabolism. Adding the cayenne not only gives this shot an extra flavor kick, it also gives your metabolism a kick too!

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