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    Last year, Conde Nast Traveler readers voted Hotel Wailea one of the best hotels in the Hawaiian Islands. The suites-only luxury property on Maui is just our kind of place, with its own organic farm, well-designed pool, and one of the coolest indoor-outdoor gyms we’ve seen yet. These tropical juice shots (recipes below!) are included right on their pool menu: one for jet lag, one for immunity, and another for a hangover – proof positive that the hotel is totally in sync with the way we like to vacay.

    We’re giving a couple of readers the ultimate excuse to discover Maui for themselves (see our trip to Maui farms last year!) Everyone participating in Pressed Juicery’s #30DayGreensChallenge is eligible to win a three-night stay in one of Hotel Wailea’s suites, welcome cocktails, and an adventure excursion in Maui (yes, airfare is included!). We hope many of you are already fully invested in the 30-day greens challenge, no bribes needed – we’re all about this daily challenge to incorporate more green goodness into our routine! – but there’s certainly no harm in a little extra incentive. After thirty days of healthier habits, a tropical vacation seems perfectly appropriate!

    Get all the details about the 30 Day Greens Challenge here. We’re drinking along with everyone from top fitness pros to top models and spreading the word about the power of those daily greens!

    While you’re dreaming of tropical getaways, check out these juice shot recipes from Hotel Wailea’s inspired mixologist Kerry Mekeel. Keep this hangover remedy bookmarked:

    Hotel Wailea’s Tropical Wellness Shots

    Jet Lag Shot:

    1 oz fresh lemon juice
    1 oz fresh lime juice
    1 oz fresh grapefruit juice
    1/4 oz Thai basil hydrosol 
    1/4 oz kaffir lime hydrosol
    honey, to taste

    Directions: Mix citrus juices and hydrosols. Add honey to taste. Mix well and serve.

    Hangover Shot:

    9 oz double ginger kombucha
    1/4 oz lemongrass hydrosol
    1/4 oz fresh ginger juice
    5 drops Peychaud’s bitters

    Directions: Mix all ingredients and serve.

    Immunity Shot:

    1/2 oz jalepeño syrup
    1/2 oz honey
    1 oz fresh lemon juice
    drop of ginger hydrosol
    1/4 oz fresh ginger juice
    1/4 oz fresh turmeric juice
    fresh-squeezed OJ

    Directions: Mix jalapeño syrup, honey, juices and hydrosol. Top with fresh-squeezed orange juice and serve.


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