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7 Immune boosting lemon recipes good for your soul

Lemons are a clever little fruit. They are a good source of vitamin C and antioxidants, which are thought to boost health and wellbeing in several ways.

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They also encourage weight loss, improve digestion, and strengthen your immune system.

Lemons contain vitamin C, and a small amount of a number of vitamins and minerals, including B-vitamins ( niacin, folate, thiamin, riboflavin) as well as potassium, zinc, and magnesium.

Lemons can help with the treatment of constipation, dental problems, throat infections, fever, burns, respiratory disorders, and high blood pressure.

7 Lemon recipes good for your soul and your IMMUNE system

Honey, Lemon and Ginger Chicken Stirfry

The triple threat and a perfect immune boosting combination!

Honey-Lemon-And-Ginger-Chicken-Stirfry
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Chicken and lemongrass potsticker dumplings

Ginger and lemon juice are again a great combo to help you fight off any nasty bugs

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Rosemary and lemon chicken tray bake

With the added health benefits of Rosemary which promotes immune function, prevents indigestion, protects the skin and nourishes the hair this delicious recipe from the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge is a must try!

One Pan Lemon Chicken and Roast Vegetables
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Lemon and honey bliss balls

A healthy and tasty snack when you are feeling a bit under the weather and not up for a big meal.

lemon balls
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Deconstructed lemon tart

Sometimes all you need to pick yourself up as a sneaky little sweet treat. This one comes with added health benefits too!

Deconstructed Lemon Tart
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3 ingredient Lemon ice blocks

Sore throat, lethargic, not up for eating anything. These are a must have to keep you going!

3 Ingredient Lovely Lemon Ice Blocks
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Lemon and Ginger Tonic

Make your own healthy tonic by adding all the below ingredients into 1L of boiling water.

honey and lemon

Ingredients:

  • 1 knob grated ginger
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 bunch thyme
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 lemons chopped up
  • 1 Tbsp goji berries
  • Honey (to taste)

Method:

Brew it until the water gets cold, then strain out everything and stir in honey to make it taste sweeter (manuka of course!). Sip on this throughout the day as much as you can.

A quick and easy remedy is to mix the juice of lemon with 1 Tbsp honey and 1 Tbsp slippery elm. It will coat your throat and make it feel so much smoother.

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Tracy Hardy

Tracy has been a digital content producer for the past 9 years. Mum of two boys, slowly finding her way through the tween and teen years at the same time. Beach lover. Terrible housekeeper. Tea drinker. Wine sipper, who sadly can't eat cheese or ice cream. Life is cruel!