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Low Carb Turmeric Shots

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These low carb turmeric shots are super quick and easy to make. This drink is sugar free and keto friendly, and comes with many health benefits.

Low Carb Turmeric Shots - a healthy keto and sugar free drink

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Recently I've been buying little 2 ounce bottles of either turmeric or ginger shots. They're a little expensive – around $4 per shot – but I feel like I'm doing something proactive for my body!

One day I studied the label of the bottle and decided that I could try making my own! For this recipe I've used ground turmeric, rather than fresh. Mainly because I had ground turmeric at home already! And while freshly juiced turmeric is undoubtedly better, you can make a really good (and cheap!) alternative with the ground version. 

The health benefits of turmeric (and its most active compound curcumin) are widely reported. Here are the main ones:

  • Fight inflammation
  • Help keep blood sugar levels steady
  • Reduce pain from PMS
  • Can help fight viral inflections like flu
  • Ease joint pain and stiffness

Although commonly added together, I decided to make this healthy shot without ginger. I like how smooth and easy to drink it is, and doesn't have the heat from the raw ginger. However turmeric is best absorbed with some fat, so I've added a little heavy cream. You can replace this with coconut milk if you prefer dairy free. I also added some black pepper, because I read that piperine (found in the pepper) can help with the absorption of curcumin, and I like the slight pepperiness that it adds to the shot.

You might also like my recipe for low carb turmeric wings!

How to Make Low Carb Turmeric Shots

Add coconut water (or regular water), sugar free honey, lemon juice, heavy cream, ground turmeric and black pepper to a blender. I use the single serve option on my Ninja blender. The honey is optional – and of course does not have any of the benefits (or carbohydrates) that regular honey offers. I use the Nature’s Hollow brand which is sweetened with xylitol and available from Netrition, but check out my recipe for low carb honey mustard sauce for a comparison of sugar free honey products.  And you know what they say, a spoonful of low carb honey makes the medicine go down…

Low Carb Turmeric Shots - a healthy keto and sugar free drink

Blend everything until smooth. The honey can get stuck around the edges so you may need to scrape that into the liquid with a spatula and then blend again.

Low Carb Turmeric Shots - a healthy keto and sugar free drink

Pour everything into a jar or bottle and store in the fridge until required. I used a salad dressing jar because you will need to shake it up before serving. 

Low Carb Turmeric Shots - a healthy keto and sugar free drink

This recipe makes about a cup of liquid, and I recommend enjoying around a quarter cup of it each day. It really makes me feel good! For my next batch I might add some collagen powder for even more benefits – what do you think?

Low Carb Turmeric Shots - a healthy keto and sugar free drink

Update: You might also like my new recipe for keto immunity boost green smoothie!

Low Carb Turmeric Shots

Low Carb Turmeric Shots

Yield: Makes about 1 cup
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

These low carb turmeric shots are super quick and easy to make. This drink is sugar free and keto friendly, and comes with many health benefits.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Add all the ingredients to a small blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Pour everything into a jar or bottle and store in the fridge until required. You will need to shake it up before serving. 

Notes

2.5g net carbs per serving of quarter cup.

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Nutrition Information
Yield 4 Serving Size Quarter cup
Amount Per Serving Calories 42Total Fat 1.5gSaturated Fat 1gCholesterol 4.2mgSodium 65mgCarbohydrates 3.5gNet Carbohydrates 2.5gFiber 1gProtein 0.6g

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