Want to reduce your chances of getting sick this winter? Use food as your natural medicine!
There are certain ingredients that are recommended as a way to boost your immunity to illness. These include almonds, ginger, citrus fruits, leafy greens, yoghurt, and fresh herbs.
Then it’s just a matter of choosing what you add to them to give it even more of a healthy kick.
Even if you feel like mornings are too busy, you’ll feel so much better after setting aside 2-3 minutes to prepare a Healthy Mummy Smoothie to start your day.
You will feel healthier, have more energy and find weight loss a lot easier if you have breakfast.
These six smoothie recipes all contain healthy (and tasty!) ingredients that could help you stay well during the chilly months ahead.
Which will you try first?
Banana and Blueberry Smoothie
238 calories per serve
The fantastic colour of this smoothie tell you that blueberries are the key ingredient here. Feel free to mix things up by adding raspberries or strawberries too for the beneficial antioxidants.
Immunity Boosting Smoothie
299 calories per serve
The name says it all really! The Vitamin C, honey and ginger are invaluable for their anti-viral and detox properties. The yoghurt is great for improving your gut health too, and adds a delicious creaminess.
262 calories per serve
The coriander helps the whole body detox,, ginger reduces inflammation, baby spinach gives you much needed fibre and iron, and pear helps your body to eliminate toxins.
Already sick? Try this! Yoghurt with acidophilus will give you an immune boost and the orange an pineapple is great for that much-needed Vitamin C. You’ll be up and around in no time!
Super Greens Smoothie
Have you tried the Healthy Mummy’s Super Greens Powder? It’s the ultimate natural energy boost, ideal for an afternoon pick me up or to keep your system in good shape. This smoothie also includes delicious fresh lime and oats.
Citrus Wake Me Up Smoothie
Bursting with zingy freshness, nutrients and fibre, this smoothie is also full of protein to keep you feeling full.