Anti-Inflammatory Beet Shots

beet wellness shots

Unsure if you really like beets but want to avail their benefits? Beet wellness shots are a great way to consume plenty of nutrients and vitamins in one go – especially because we’ll be adding lemon and ginger as well. Keep reading for a beet shots recipe that prepares your immunity – boosting beet juice shots in under 15 minutes! Regularly adding these to your diet will have plenty of benefits for your body, including controlled blood pressure levels and anti-inflammatory effects.

Ingredients for Beet Shots

To prepare beet wellness shots, you will need:

  • Beets – peeled and chopped
  • Lemon – peeled and chopped
  • Thumb-sized ginger pieces – peeled
  • Orange, peeled and sliced

How to Make Beet Shots in a Juicer

Prepare your beet wellness shots in a juicer in two quick steps:

  1. Wash and peel all the ingredients.
  2. Add everything to a juicer and process.

How to Make Beet Shots in a Blender

Alternatively, you can use a blender for this beet juice shots recipe.

  1. Place all the ingredients in your blender and process until smooth.
  2. Pour the juice through a cheesecloth or nut milk bag. To get all of the juice, squeeze the pulp.

Finally, split the juice into single-shot jars. Keep it refrigerated for a maximum of seven days. 

FAQs

Are beet shots good for you?

Beet wellness shots are great for your body – and health. They can help control your blood pressure as well as cholesterol levels. Having beet juice shots in the morning can help you control your weight – and regular consumption may even prevent cancer. Moreover, the beets present in these shots are a great source of potassium as well as other essential minerals (manganese, sodium, phosphorus, and more).

Is it OK to drink beet juice every day?

Beet juice provides beneficial nutrients – including vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants). Drinking it every day is completely fine, and can help support your health while reducing inflammation.

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Is beet juice better in the morning or evening?

It is better to drink beet juice in the morning, especially for athletes and those older than 50 years of age. A shot (or two) on an empty stomach can increase nitric oxide levels in your body – and give you that extra boost of energy to function throughout the day.

Beet Shots Benefits

Beet juice shots contain compounds (such as electrolytes and antioxidants) that have a plethora of benefits.

  • Several nitrates present in beet juice can help lower blood pressure.
  • Drinking beet juice shots in the long term can help build stamina—thus boosting your physical performance.
  • Beets contain flavonoids and other compounds that may help prevent cancer. Their potential chemoprotective properties can also improve health when on chemotherapy.
  • Beet wellness shots are a great source of potassium, which means they can help with fatigue and tiredness.
  • The betanin present in beet juice may help lower LDL, or “bad” cholesterol.
  • The vitamin C present in lemons and oranges, paired with antioxidants in beets, can contribute to healthier skin (by boosting collagen production).
  • The ginger present in these anti-inflammatory beet wellness shots can ease digestive problems (including nausea).
  • Ginger from these shots can also help alleviate menstrual pain in women.
beet juice shots

Our beet shots recipe will taste great on its own – but you can always customize it to your liking, or even try our ginger turmeric shots. For example, some people add an apple for extra sweetness, while others add mint leaves for an herbal taste. You can also add a fruit of your choice, such as half a cup of mango or pineapple, to the beet wellness shots (before blending). If you love your shots chilled, feel free to add ice to your juicer/blender. However you consume them, these beet wellness shots will have you feeling like a healthier version of yourself!

beet wellness shots

Beet Shots With Ginger, Lemon and Orange

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Drinks, juice
Servings 12

Ingredients
  

  • 2 medium sized beets, peeled and chopped
  • 1 orange, peeled and sliced
  • 1 lemon, peeled and sliced
  • 2 thumb sized pieces of ginger, peeled

Instructions
 

Juicer

  • Wash and peel all of the ingredients.
  • Add everything to a juicer. Divide between 12 shot size containers.

Blender

  • Place all ingredients in your blender and process until smooth.
  • Pour the juice through cheesecloth or a nut milk bag. To get all of the juice, squeeze the pulp.
  • Split the juice into 12 glass single-shot jars. Keep it refrigerated for a maximum of seven days.
Keyword anti-inflammatory, beetroot, wellness
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