Changes in the season, aging, stress and the environment are all things that can suppress our immune system and leave our bodies feeling a little depleted. Luckily there are many ingredients that will strengthen your immune system and we have curated some of our favorite recipes to use these ingredients!
1. Immune Boosting Beetroot Juice
This juice will help to boost your immune system and fight inflammation! Beets and lemons are packed with vitamin C. Increasing your vitamin C intake is one of the easiest ways to boost your immune system!
2. Mung Dahl
The medicinal spices used to flavor this simple dish can be chosen and combined according to your constitution. A good dose of garlic, onions, and ginger make this an immune-boosting dish.
3. The Ultimate Immune-Boosting Soup
Feeling under the weather? Kick that cold or flu to the curb with the ultimate immune-boosting soup. Packed full of vitamins and minerals from delicious ingredients like turmeric, kale and bok choy in a mushroom broth for a healthy vegetarian soup recipe.
4. Fall Salad With ACV Vinaigrette
The best of Fall’s produce packed into one bowl with a zesty apple cider vinaigrette. Leafy greens, crispy cabbage, green apples and the bursts of pomegranate seeds. Boosting the immune system doesn’t have to come from just drinks juices, smoothies and soups!
5. Immune Boosting Smoothies
Combinations for immune-boosting smoothies are endless. The trick is to include well-known immune boosting foods such as blueberries, oranges, raspberries, honey, turmeric and coconut oil (just to name a few).
6. Turmeric Pumpkin Soup With Coconut & Lime
This incredibly wholesome and aromatic soup is the perfect ‘care package’ for boosting the immune system. Turmeric is packed with warming, anti-inflammatory and immune boosting properties making it the perfect addition to most meals when you are a little under the weather.
7. Ginger Pear Pear ‘Smooth-Tea’
A warm smoothie? You read it right! We’ve given a smoothie a winter makeover to soothe your soul and immunes your immune system at the same time!
8. Ginger Peanut Curry
This protein-packed little number is loaded with the good stuff to keep your immune system strong! Dosing up on ginger during the cooler months to fight of illness has been a method used for thousands of years. The anti-viral and anti-bacterial nature of ginger makes it an amazing addition to any meals!
9. Turmeric Anti-Inflammatory Juice
One juice recipe to pull out when you are feeling a little under the weather! The zingy combination isn’t for the faint-hearted but it such is a refreshing combination and will combat a weak immune system while helping to fight inflammation.
10. Simple Sauerkraut
Your gut health affects many degrees of your health, including your immune system so it makes sense to keep your gut health in check in order to keep your immune system nice and strong! Sauerkraut works wonders in your gut health and immune system!
11. Lemon Ginger Cashew Stir-Fry
The combination of lemon, ginger, honey, garlic and a rainbow of vegetables is a sure way to give your body what it needs when it’s feeling a little run down! If you are searching for a dinner that doubles as an immune booster.
12. Mega C Super Citrus Juice
Increasing your vitamin C intake is one of the easiest ways to boost your immune system. It is essential for helping to ward off sickness and promote a healthy immune system. Vitamin C is also required for the growth and repair cells, assists with nutrient absorption, wards off premature aging, strengthens hair and nails, and even has an impact on our mood and energy levels!