Five Tasty Ideas to help boost your immune system, so you can fight off getting sick this year
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It's the time of year when everyone is coming down with something, and I want to avoid catching it at all costs.
While making sure you are getting enough sleep and moving your body regularly (whatever that means to you) is really important, so is what you put in your body!
Here are my five favorite foods & beverages to help boost your immune system:
I love eating/drinking my probiotics. It's easy (and tasty) to get them from yogurt, kombucha, fermented beverages and fermented veggies.
My favorite probiotic filled recipes:
Apple Cinnamon Ginger Kombucha
Cranberry Orange Kombucha
Ginger Berryade Kombucha
How to Make Kombucha
Tropical Green Smoothie
Almond Berry Overnight Oats
Yogurt and Blueberry Crepes
Chicken soup really is good for your soul and your body. This Chicken and Rice Soup is great to keep in the freezer in case you do come down with a case of the sniffles, but you can always grab a can of soup for the moments you just can't bear to make it to the kitchen.
Try some of these soothing soup recipe:
Despite their lack of color, white veggies are top notch immune system boosters.
Garlic, cauliflower, and mushrooms all have their benefits in fighting those nasty things in your body that lead you to getting sick
Spices not only make your food taste great (without adding a lot of extra unwanted things) they are full of antioxidants. Some spices are antimicrobial (like cinnamon and turmeric)
All kinds of tea can benefit your immune system, so drink up! Green, white, black and even herbal tea 🙂
In the Facebook Live video below, I rave about this amazing Ginger Turmeric Tea that you absolutely must try!
Other tea recipes:
Here's the video of my Facebook Live post:
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