Ginger shots with raspberries

Ginger shots with raspberries- Super healthy and easy to make

Ginger shots with raspberries, it’s delicious and super healthy. Ginger shots is something I always have in the refrigerator. From a health perspective, ginger is a real health bomb.

Ginger shots with raspberries

Ginger’s Health Benefits

  • If you often get sick or catch a cold, it’s time to strengthen your immune system. Make it a habit to start the day with a shot of ginger juice – ginger has anti-inflammatory effects.
  • Ginger is good for digestion. In addition, it calms the stomach, reduces flatulence and counteracts constipation.
  • Start the morning with ginger because it can lower cholesterol, according to research.
  • Did you start the day with strength training or a running session? Drink some ginger juice afterwards and make sure that the muscles recover properly.
  • Do you want to lose a few kilos? Ginger can actually help you with that!
  • Make sure you get some ginger in your food or in the morning. Studies at Columbia University found people who ate a breakfast containing ginger burned 43 extra calories.

Options

This ginger shot is made with raspberries, imparting a delightful taste and a vibrant red color to the ginger infusion.

I usually use frozen raspberries, but you can also choose fresh ones if you like. Sometimes, I swap raspberries for strawberries, and now and then, I mix both. And if you want a simpler ginger shot, you can skip the berries and just use ginger, honey, and lemon.

How to enjoy Ginger shot;

Savor it as is – a plain ginger shot with the goodness of raspberries.

Ginger shots with raspberries

Mix it with your orange juice – a fusion of ginger and raspberries with orange juice.

Ginger shots with raspberries

Elevate it to a cocktail mixer – Combine Raspberry Ginger Shot with Vodka in a cocktail glass over ice for a zesty cocktail.

Ginger shots with raspberries with vodka

Ginger Shot Prep Tips for Maximum Benefits

It’s great if you have a food thermometer when you make the ginger shot. You don’t want to over cook the ginger because it will loose some of the health benefits when you boil it. You want it to simmer up to 60°C. If you don’t have a food thermometer just take the pot from the heat before it starts to boil. The longer you let the ginger rest in the water, the stronger it becomes. I usually let it stand for 1 hours, before I strain it ( I like it when it’s spicy).

Customize the sweetness by adding honey to your preference. For a less sweet option, reduce the honey quantity. Additionally, store your ginger shot with raspberries in the refrigerator for up to 10 days.

One shot of Ginger raspberry shot a day is a good intake.

Ginger shots with raspberries

Ginger shots with raspberries.

Ginger shots with raspberries, it's delicious and super healthy.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Resting time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine Uncategorized
Servings 20 shots
Calories 40 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 litre Water (34 fl.oz)
  • 375 g Ginger root (12.7 oz) fresh
  • 1 Lemon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 200 g Raspberries (7 oz)
  • 100 ml Honey (3.4 fl.oz)

Instructions
 

  • Wash and grate ginger root. No need to peel the ginger since you'll be straining the juice before drinking it
  • In a 2 litre cooking pot add the water and the grated ginger.
    grated ginger boiling
  • As soon as it starts to simmer 60°C ,take the pot from the heat and add the raspberries.
    ginger and raspberry shots in the making
  • Let it rest for 1 hours (or longer if you prefer it stronger).
  • Strain through a fine sieve into a bowl. Press with a spoon to squeeze out all the water from the ginger and raspberries.
  • Add honey and freshly squeezed lemon juice.
  • Fill the liquid into a glass bottle with lid and keep it in your refrigerator.
    Ginger shots with raspberries

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