This quick and easy shot packs a punch to wake the senses. Apple and honey make it naturally sweet and are balanced by lemon juice and a sprinkle of cayenne pepper that brings on the heat.

Pam Lolley
Source: EatingWell.com, March 2020

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Recipe Summary

active:
15 mins
total:
15 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Process lemons, apple, ginger and 1/2 cup apple juice in a blender on high speed until completely smooth, about 2 minutes.

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  • Pour the mixture through a fine-mesh strainer into a clean jar or container; discard solids. Stir in honey, cayenne, salt and the remaining 1/4 cup apple juice. Top each serving with a sprinkle of cayenne, if desired.

Tips

To make ahead: Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 1 week.

Nutrition Facts

49 calories; protein 0.2g 1% DV; carbohydrates 12.6g 4% DV; exchange other carbs 1; dietary fiber 1.6g 6% DV; sugars 9.3g; fat 0.1g; saturated fatg; vitamin a iu 43.8IU 1% DV; vitamin c 8.5mg 14% DV; folate 1.4mcg; calcium 11.5mg 1% DV; iron 0.1mg 1% DV; magnesium 4.8mg 2% DV; potassium 108.9mg 3% DV; sodium 50.6mg 2% DV; added sugar 3g.