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Turmeric Shot Recipe

Preparation 00:05 Total Time 0:05
Yields 2 to 3 cups     adjust servings

This strong, vibrant golden juice tastes as great as it makes you feel. It's best served in small amounts (a few ounces at a time), since it's made from relatively high-sugar fruits and vegetables. With a three-inch piece of ginger, the juice is very gingery (which I like), so cut down if you'd rather have a milder ginger taste and feel. I use the Kuvings Whole Slow Juicer, a masticating juicer that juices pretty efficiently and preserves nutrients for a longer period than centrifugal juicers. You can make this recipe with any juicer.


  • 2 pieces turmeric (2 to 3 inches each)
  • 1 3-inch piece ginger
  • 1 medium golden beet, peeled
  • 2 limes, skin and white pith removed
  • 2 medium carrots
  • 1 large juicy orange (such as Cara Cara), skin and white pith removed
  • 2 small green apples


Feed all ingredients through juicer in the order listed. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve if you like. Stir and serve a few ounces at a time. Keeps tightly sealed in the fridge for several days, or freeze in ice cube trays and store tightly sealed in the freezer for up to a month. (You'll lose some nutrients this way, but it's still good stuff.)


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