Recipes to Boost Your Immune System

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As we enter into the cooler months of the year, we also know that cold and flu season is just around the corner.  These yummy recipes are packed with nutrient powerhouses to help strengthen your immune system.  

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Chocolate Orange Smoothie // Katalyst Health

This tasty smoothie celebrates the perfect pairing that is orange and chocolate. The oranges and banana give it a hefty dose of vitamin C, while the added cacao nibs and cacao powder provide antioxidants.

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Adaptogenic Pumpkin Spice Latte // The Simple Green

Take your pumpkin spice latte up a notch with this cozy option.  Reishi mushroom powder is added, which is a herbal mushroom that can help boost immunity and reduce stress. Top with dairy-free whipped cream, and enjoy!

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Antioxidant Amazeballs // The Little Green Spoon

With chia seeds, matcha, and cacao, these energy balls are a great source of antioxidants.  Bonus: the matcha can help to give a natural energy boost.

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Cure a Cold Gingery Green Soup // Rachael Hartley Nutrition

When you're fighting off a cold, this soup is pure comfort.  Leafy greens like kale are a good source of vitamin C, while ginger and garlic help fight colds.  The added turmeric yogurt provides immune-boosting probiotics and anti-inflammatory properties.

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Sparkling Immunity Juice // Catching Seeds

This delicious drink may taste like a fruity cocktail, but it's got some serious immune-boosters.  Fresh orange juice provides Vitamin C, plus you get a boost from the addition of ginger and turmeric.

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Orange Carrot Persimmon Smoothie // Natalie's Food and Health

With fresh fruits and veggies, this yummy smoothie is great for your immune system!  The added coconut oil, turmeric, and antioxidant-rich goji berries are great additions.

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Tahini Brownies // Food to Glow

It's hard to believe that these brownies are good for you, but it's the truth!  Made with black beans and sweetened naturally with dates, these brownies can be made either cakey or fudgey depending on your personal tastes.  Add optional chaga for an additional immune booster.