Health Remedies

Beetroot, Ginger, Lemon and Manuka Shot

  • Easy

  • 10 mins

There are so many ways to enjoy the taste and widely studied health benefits of Capilano Manuka Honey, including in this vibrant, uplifting wellness shot. Blend sweet manuka, zesty lemon and zingy ginger for a quick and tasty sore throat soother.

  • Skill Level

    Easy

  • Prep Time

    10 mins

  • Servings

    6

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup Capilano Active Manuka Honey 
  • 5 beetroot medium size, peeled and cut into small pieces
  • 1-2 inches ginger root or 1 Tbsp ginger powder
  • 1 fresh lemon
  1. Wash and scrub the beetroot and ginger.
  2. Peel and cut the beetroot into small pieces that will fit into a juicer.
  3. Feed the ginger and then beetroot through the juicer.
  4. Squeeze the lemon separately.
  5. Add ginger, beetroot and lemon juice to a blender and add Capilano Manuka Honey. Blend.
  6. Store in an airtight glass jar in the fridge for 2-3 days.
  7. Tip: Dilute with sparkling or mineral water for a zesty non-alcoholic spritz, or into some tap water for little ones with sensitive taste buds.

Used in this recipe

  1. Wash and scrub the beetroot and ginger.
  2. Peel and cut the beetroot into small pieces that will fit into a juicer.
  3. Feed the ginger and then beetroot through the juicer.
  4. Squeeze the lemon separately.
  5. Add ginger, beetroot and lemon juice to a blender and add Capilano Manuka Honey. Blend.
  6. Store in an airtight glass jar in the fridge for 2-3 days.
  7. Tip: Dilute with sparkling or mineral water for a zesty non-alcoholic spritz, or into some tap water for little ones with sensitive taste buds.

The health benefits of bioactive Manuka Honey

 

Research suggests that Manuka honey is naturally bioactive and like all honey, puts an energetic spring in your step. Containing a range of minerals, trace elements, vitamins, polyphenols, proteins and enzymes it is a soothing, potent and naturally healing ingredient you can keep on hand in your pantry or desk drawer in the office. Use it in warm drinks, homemade cough syrups, Manuka elixirs, savoury recipes, beauty and so much more! Here are just a few of honey’s amazing health properties, which you can read more about here.

ENZYMES

Honey can contain enzymes such as phosphatase, amylase, glucose oxidase, invertase, diastase and catalase.

TRACE ELEMENTS

Honey has been found to contain small amounts of 54 different minerals and elements including potassium, sodium, iron, B vitamins and vitamin C.

POLYPHENOLS

Phenolics such as courmaric acid, gallic acid and caffeic acid contribute to the antioxidant properties of honey.

Learn more about Manuka in our FREE Sweet Superfood eBook here.

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