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4 Drinks To Boost Your Immune System

Drinks To Boost Your Immune System

With everything happening in the news right now, you’re probably wondering how to keep your family strong and healthy! Personally, we’ve been filling up on nutrient-dense plants, and making sure we’re getting all the vitamins and minerals we need. However, some nutrients have proven to be more immunizing than others, like vitamin A, C, E, D, and iron.

We’ve come up with a few drinks just bursting with these essential nutrients for a healthy immune system. Plus, they’re absolutely delicious! There’ll be no need to trick the kids into drinking them. Find the recipes below, and enjoy!

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Orange-Carrot Juice

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 223kcal

Equipment

  • Juicer or blender

Ingredients

  • 4 medium carrots organic
  • 4 large oranges peeled and seeded

Instructions

  • If using a juicer, run small pieces of your carrots and orange sections through it, and optionally strain the liquid for a smoother juice. Then, pour into 2 glasses.
  • If using a blender, place chopped carrots and orange sections in the blender, with 1 cup of water. Then, blend on high until all lumps are gone. Finally, strain your juice and enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 150g | Calories: 223kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 84mg | Potassium: 1056mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 40g | Vitamin A: 21209IU | Vitamin C: 203mg | Calcium: 187mg | Iron: 1mg
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Turmeric Lemon Shot

Course: Drinks
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 26kcal

Equipment

  • Juicer

Ingredients

  • 3 large lemons seeded and peeled
  • 3" turmeric root

Instructions

  • Press all ingredients through your juicer. Serve with a bit of cinnamon or powdered ginger. It'll be sure to wake you up in the morning!

Nutrition

Serving: 2oz. | Calories: 26kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 131mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 18IU | Vitamin C: 43mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1mg
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Beetroot Apple Smoothie

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Servings: 3 people
Calories: 128kcal

Equipment

  • High-speed blender or food processor

Ingredients

  • 1 medium beetroot peeled and chopped
  • 4 small apples peeled and cores removed

Instructions

  • Toss all ingredients in the blender, and blend on high until lumps have disappeared.

Nutrition

Serving: 150g | Calories: 128kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 46mg | Potassium: 397mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 126IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1mg
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Mango Chilli Smoothie

Course: Drinks
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 131kcal

Equipment

  • Blender

Ingredients

  • 2 medium mangos chunks, frozen
  • 1 tsp. chilli powder (plus a bit extra for garnish)

Instructions

  • Blend up all ingredients in your blender, and garnish with a little extra chilli powder sprinkled on top. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 150g | Calories: 131kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 42mg | Potassium: 396mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 2970IU | Vitamin C: 75mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 1mg

Patricia Maroday

Hi I'm Patricia. Vegan lifestyle Coach. Blogger. Soccer mom to a son who thinks I am a vegan scientist. I just want to encourage people to try out the vegan lifestyle their way and making a global impact together. Join my movement!

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