Wellness shots are a quick and easy way to pack a powerful dose of nutrients into your day.
But let’s be honest, some of them can taste…not so great.
If you’re looking for some delicious and nutritious wellness shot recipes, look no further!
I’ve created five delicious wellness shot recipes that not only offer a powerful dose of nutrients but also tantalize your taste buds.
1. Turmeric Citrus Zinger Shot
This orange and lemon turmeric ginger shot is a vibrant and invigorating wellness elixir.
Oranges and lemons also provide a dose of vitamin C, boosting the immune system.
This wellness shot packs a powerful nutritional punch but also delights the palate with its refreshing citrus kick.
- 1-inch piece of fresh turmeric
- 1/2-inch piece of fresh ginger
- 1 orange (peeled)
- 1 lemon (peeled)
- 1 tablespoon honey
- Blend all ingredients until smooth.
- Strain the mixture to remove the pulp.
- Pour into shot glasses and enjoy the zesty kick!
2. Green Apple Wellness Elixir
The green wellness shot is a nutritional powerhouse!
Green apples are a great source of fiber, aiding digestion and promoting a healthy gut.
Cucumber adds hydration, while spinach contributes essential vitamins and minerals for overall health.
Last, but not least, lemon provides immune-boosing vitamin C!
- 1 green apple (cored and sliced)
- 1 cucumber
- Handful of spinach leaves
- 1/2 lemon (peeled)
- Combine all ingredients in a blender.
- Blend until smooth.
- Pour into shot glasses for a refreshing detox boost.
3. Beet Berry Bliss Wellness Shot
The Beet Berry Bliss Shot boasts a myriad of health benefits.
Berries contribute powerful antioxidants, aiding in immunity.
With a touch of Greek yogurt and honey, this wellness shot offers a delightful balance of flavors and nutrients.
- 1 small beet (peeled and diced)
- Handful of mixed berries (blueberries, strawberries, raspberries)
- 1 tablespoon Greek yogurt
- 1 teaspoon honey
- Blend all ingredients until creamy.
- Adjust sweetness with honey if needed.
- Pour into shot glasses and revel in the vibrant color and flavor.
4. Pineapple Ginger Revitalizer
This pineapple ginger shot brings together the tropical sweetness of pineapple with the zingy warmth of fresh ginger.
Ginger, known for its anti-nausea effects, adds a spicy kick to the shot.
Combined, these ingredients create a tasty revitalizing wellness shot!
- 1 cup pineapple chunks
- 1/2-inch piece of fresh ginger
- Handful of mint leaves
- 1 tablespoon coconut water
- Blend pineapple, ginger, and mint until smooth.
- Stir in coconut water.
- Pour into shot glasses and experience the tropical rejuvenation!
5. Mango Turmeric Sunshine Shot
The mango wellness shot recipe combines the tropical sweetness of mango with the warmth of turmeric, creating a flavorful and health-boosting shot.
Mangoes are rich in vitamins A and C, boosting the immune system.
In addition, flaxseeds are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which may regulate inflammation in the body and enhance the activity of immune cells.
The sweet and slightly spicy notes of cinnamon complement the tropical sweetness of the mango.
- 1 cup mango chunks
- 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1 tablespoon flaxseeds
- Blend mango, turmeric, and cinnamon.
- Stir in flaxseeds for added texture.
- Pour into shot glasses and enjoy!
Flaxseeds are packed with nutrients and can be seeped into a nutty tea. Check out Linseed Tea: Steep Your Way to Wellness.
Tips on Wellness Shot Recipes
- Use fresh, ripe produce whenever possible.
- Each wellness shot recipe above makes 2-3 servings.
- Start with a small amount of each ingredient and taste as you go to adjust the flavors to your liking.
- If you find the shots too tart, you can add a bit of honey or maple syrup.
- If you find the shots too thick, you can add a little bit of water or juice.
- Store any leftover shots in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
Are you interested in more health-boosting beverages? Check out our Complete Guide to Wellness Drinks.
Takeaways on Wellness Shot Recipes
Who said wellness shots have to be a chore to drink?
These five delightful recipes prove that you can nourish your body while savoring every sip.
Experiment with these combinations, find your favorite, and make wellness shots a part of your self-care routine.
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Kathryn is a Registered Dietitian and a National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach. She is also certified through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in Weight Management. She has 20+ years of nutrition experience working in a variety of healthcare settings. Her passion is to provide evidence-based nutrition information that supports vitality and longevity!