4 Fresh Extract Recipes Worth a Shot


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Many vegetables, fruits, greens, or herbs are packed with nutrients that are amazing for your health. But, in order to enjoy these benefits, you would need to consume large quantities of specific foods which are not always easy to introduce into your diet.

Wellness shots are therefore the perfect solution to take in as many vitamins, minerals, and proteins as possible, while consuming small, concentrated portions of freshly juiced extracts. 

There’s nothing like a fresh, natural, home-made shot to give your health a boost. Antioxidant-rich, packed with vitamins and flavour, these shots give you the energy you need to kick start your day. What’s more, you can experiment with different combinations depending on the result you want to achieve – from a glowing skin to improved sport performances, the possibilities are endless!

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Making your own fresh shot doesn’t give the juice time to oxidate - plus, it’s healthier and cheaper
With the right ingredients, some shots can enhance the natural beauty of skin, and fights acne, inflammation, as well as premature ageing

There are many different recipes for wellness shots, but some of the most popular ingredients include ginger, turmeric, leafy greens, or lemon, which can’t be consumed in high quantities on their own. Other ingredients – like carrot, beet, or apple – bring sweetness and flavour and give your healthy shot a pleasant taste and vibrant colour.

We’ve picked 4 recipes for you that are certainly worth a shot!


✤ Green goddess shot for skin glow ✤

For a healthy, youthful glow, you need to nourish your skin from within. This shot enhances the natural beauty of the skin, plus fights acne, inflammation, and premature ageing thanks to the combination of ingredients: cucumber and celery for consistent hydration, pineapple and green apple for vitamin C, and barley grass for elasticity and rejuvenation.

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Combine leafy greens such as spinach with flavourful fruits and herbs for a detoxifying shot


∙2 slices fresh pineapple

∙½ green apple

∙½ cucumber

∙2 celery stalks

∙½ cup barley grass (or 1 teaspoon barley grass juice powder

∙50ml (coconut) water (optional)

How to prepare:

Wash all ingredients well and juice them with a cold press juicer with celery function. For the best flavour, start with the pineapple and apple, and then add the rest of the ingredients.

Alternatively, blend all ingredients in a blender with 50ml (coconut) water and strain finely before serving.

Serve immediately to avoid oxidation.


✤ Antioxidant wellness shot ✤

Free radicals are produced by the human body in response to environmental pollution and they may play a role in heart diseases, cancer, and other illnesses. This is why it’s important to include as many antioxidants in our diet and help our body in this continuous fight.


∙½ raw beetroot

∙2 young carrots

∙1 cup fresh raspberries

∙½ lemon

∙50ml (coconut) water (optional)

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Add beetroot to your shot for liver support, a lovely colour and sweet taste

How to prepare:

▻Wash all ingredients well. Peel the beetroot and the carrots, and juice the lemon. 

▻Juice the beetroot and carrots using a cold press juicer. For the best flavour, start with the raspberries, then add the carrots and the beetroot. 

▻Add the lemon juice.

▻Alternatively, blend the beetroot, carrots and raspberries in a blender with 50ml (coconut) water, strain finely and add the lemon juice.

▻This shot is best served immediately, but can be stored in the fridge for max. 3h.


✤ Pre-workout energy booster shot ✤

Daily physical activity is crucial for preventing and managing all types of illnesses, and for the general physical and mental well-being. You can improve your sport performance and resistance with this delicious pre-workout energising shot:

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Strong essences come in small bottles - concentrated natural juices give you the health boost you need


∙1 ginger root

∙1 small orange

∙50ml coconut water

How to prepare:

▻Wash and peel the ginger root and the orange, then juice them with a cold press juicer.

▻For best results, first juice the orange, and then the ginger.

▻Add the coconut water and serve immediately.

▻Alternatively, blend all ingredients in a blender and strain finely before serving.

✤Post-workout recovery shot✤

This shot can help reduce inflammation and speed up recovery time after sport, thanks to the high content of protein in spirulina, the muscle relaxant effects of peppermint, and the anti-inflammatory properties of curcuma and apple.


∙2 green apples

∙1 handful peppermint

∙1 teaspoon spirulina powder

∙1 cm fresh curcuma (or 1 teaspoon powder curcuma)

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Hydrate and nourish your body before and after sport with a delicious drink

How to prepare:

▻Wash the apples and the peppermint.

▻Remove the apple seeds and peel the curcuma (if using fresh curcuma).

▻Juice the apples, peppermint and the fresh curcuma add the spirulina and mix. 

▻If using curcuma powder, juice the apples and peppermint, then add the spirulina and the turmeric at the end.

If you are adding supplements to your diet, make sure you consult your doctor first. There are endless possibilities when it comes to making your own health shots – so get creative and enjoy the benefits!

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