Five Tasty Ideas to help boost your immune system, so you can fight off getting sick this year
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 adding in daily exercise 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 my probiotics. It’s easy (and tasty) to get them from yogurt, kombucha, and fermented veggies.
My favorite probiotic filled recipes:
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
Slow Cooker Jalapeño Garlic Boiled Peanuts
Garlicky Caramelized Onion Pasta
Roasted Garlic Hummus
Rosemary and Garlic Carrots
Lemon Garlic Shrimp
Roasted Garlic Cauliflower Soup (this is full of immune boosting ingredients!)
Cauliflower Tater Tots
Cauliflower Fried “Rice”
Baked Italian Cauliflower
Roasted Mushroom and Beef Soup
Mushroom Quinoa Risotto
Chicken and Mushroom Pasta
Brie and Crab Stuffed Mushrooms
Mushroom and Sausage Hash
Mushroom and Bacon Dip
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)
Cauliflower Mac and Cheese Bites
Cheesy Brussels Sprouts Dip
Roasted Garlic Cauliflower Soup
Cinnamon Apple Overnight Oats
Cinnamon Roll Protein Pancakes
Maple Cinnamon Zucchini Chips
Ginger Beef Soup
Gingerbread Coffee Concentrate
Mexican Quinoa Casserole
Lemon Chicken Pasta Casserole
Avocado Chickpea Toast
Bacon Deviled Eggs
Avocado Deviled Eggs
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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