Try this immune boosting Winter smoothie
I created this immune boosting smoothie because I much prefer to prevent illnesses than have to deal with being sick and everything it entails. Especially during cold and flu season.
Just the thought of cold & flu tablets and antibiotics makes me cringe. Antibiotics really mess with our health by killing off a lot of our good gut bacteria. And a lot of cold and flu medicines are pretty much just glorified sweets.
Drinking this immune boosting smoothie 2 or 3 times a week will help you keep those Winter bugs at bay. Eating a diet full of fresh fruit & vegetables, whole grains and healthy fats will help keep your defences up too.
Check out my list of immune boosting foods in this post about NATURAL COLD & FLU REMEDIES and give this smoothie a try.
This smoothie has just five ingredients and if you drink it regularly it can help keep your immune system healthy.
If you’d like to try more green smoothies or protein shakes, I’ve listed my TOP 5 SMOOTHIES & SHAKES here in this post.
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Here’s the recipe
IMMUNE BOOSTING WINTER SMOOTHIE
- 1 pear, chopped
- 1 orange, chopped
- 1 grapefruit, chopped
- 1 piece ginger, chopped
- 1 large handful spinach
- ¼ cup water
- Blend the spinach with the water.
- Roughly chop the ginger and all the fruit.
- Add to the spinach mixture and blend until smooth.
- Divide the smoothie evenly between 2 glasses and enjoy!
Use any variety of pear or grapefruit that you like – I used a William pear and a ruby grapefruit.
If you prefer a sweeter taste, add another orange, or just use half the grapefruit.
This smoothie will keep overnight if refrigerated in a sealed container.
**NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION IS ESTIMATED AND SHOULD ONLY BE USED AS A GUIDE.
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