5 Smoothie Recipes To Support Your Immune System
Now more than ever people are looking for ways to boost their immune system. Adding smoothies to your diet is an easy (and delicious) way to jam-pack your body with antioxidants, vitamins, and nutrients to kick-start your immune system into its prime.
Check out these five smoothie recipes that are sure to provide you with the extra layer of protection your immune system needs, and remember that washing your hands, getting quality sleep, eating a balanced diet, and practicing other healthy lifestyle habits are our bodies best defense.
1. Pumpkin Smoothie
Tis' the season - use that leftover pumpkin puree and try this smoothie that's loaded with immune-supporting vitamin A.
Get the recipe: pumpkin smoothie
2. Sweet n' Tangy Blueberry Smoothie
Blueberries naturally contain vitamin C and offer antibacterial properties. Make this recipe vegan or paleo by using non-dairy yogurt!
Get the recipe: blueberry smoothie
3. Superfood Green Smoothie
A green smoothie that tastes like paradise - this smoothie is packed with tropical fruits that are rich in vitamins, enzymes and antioxidants like pineapple and mango that are sure to build up your immune system.
Get the recipe: superfood green smoothie
4. Strawberry Banana Smoothie
A classic - this recipe will give you more than half the recommended daily allowance of vitamin C. (Tip: add in a handful of spinach to pack it with even more nutrients!)
Get the recipe: strawberry banana smoothie
5. Orange Mango Smoothie
Oranges and mangoes are among the top fruits with the highest amount vitamin C. This refreshing smoothie is made with almond milk and a splash of vanilla extract for an extra pop of flavor.
Get the recipe: orange mango smoothie