Smoothies are quick, easy and wholesome.
We are in the middle of the National Nutrition Week, which is celebrated from 1st September till 7th September each year and stresses upon the importance of nutrition for better health. And this year there can’t be a more appropriate time to discuss the importance of good health. Amid a pandemic, people are leaving no stones unturned to make sure health is not compromised in any way and boosting one’s immunity is the foremost priority.
In the times when taste surpasses health, for most of us, it also somewhere compromises on nutrition. What if you could balance something into a wholesome meal, which that boosts immunity and is super delicious too? Smoothies, for instance, not only help us stay hydrated, but they also give us instant energy along with ensuring a wholesome meal. And the best part is you can play with the ingredients to make it an immunity-boosting one!
Here are 5 immunity-boosting smoothies that you can try at home for your morning meal:
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1. Orange Turmeric And Yogurt Smoothie
A rich source of immunity-boosting vitamin C, orange makes for an excellent option to include in juices, smoothies and salads. Combined with turmeric, which is well-known for its anti-bacterial properties and is replete with immunity-boosting properties, this smoothie may work wonders for your health. Find the recipe here.
2. Mixed Berry And Banana Smoothie
Light, refreshing and full of flavour, mixed berry and banana smoothie boasts of fresh berries that you can include of your choice along with banana, yogurt, cinnamon and orange juice- which is a rich source of vitamin C. Find the recipe here.
3. Cranberry Smoothie
Cranberry is a powerhouse of vitamin C and polyphenols that possess anti-inflammatory characteristic when combined with lemon juice, cinnamon and honey. All of these ingredients are immunity-boosting and soothing. Find the full recipe of cranberry smoothie here.
4. Granola And Fruit Smoothie
A high-protein smoothie with the goodness of honey and cinnamon in generous amount makes for a perfect immunity-boosting drink to have in the morning. Honey and cinnamon have a long-standing reputation of being two of the most powerful kitchen ingredients. Their combination has proved to be good for healing wounds, boost immune system and help build tolerance against allergies and infections. Find the full recipe here.
5. Banana Oats Smoothie
The goodness of banana and oats combined with milk, turmeric, ginger, cinnamon and honey makes for this yummy wholesome morning meal which you can have every day. Turmeric and ginger are known for their incredible anti-inflammatory properties which make this smoothie a must0have to boost immunity. Find the full recipe here.
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Try these incredibly delicious, wholesome and healthy smoothies at home and let us know your experience in the comments section below.
About Aanchal MathurAanchal doesn’t share food. A cake in her vicinity is sure to disappear in a record time of 10 seconds. Besides loading up on sugar, she loves bingeing on FRIENDS with a plate of momos. Most likely to find her soulmate on a food app.