Recipe: Vegan Immunity Protein Smoothie
Oranges: Oranges are a rich source of vitamin C, which is a powerful antioxidant that help to protect your cells from damage caused by free radicals. Vitamin C is also known to help support the immune system by increasing the production of white blood cells.
Pineapple: Pineapple contains an enzyme called bromelain, which has been shown to have anti-inflammatory properties. Inflammation can weaken the immune system, so consuming foods that have anti-inflammatory effects can help to support immunity. Pineapple is also a good source of vitamin C.
Kiwi: Kiwi is another fruit that is high in vitamin C, as well as other nutrients such as vitamin K and potassium. Some studies have suggested that kiwi have immune-boosting properties, due to its high antioxidant content.
Ginger: Ginger has been used for centuries as a natural remedy for a variety of ailments, including colds and flu. It has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that help to support the immune system.
Lemon: Like oranges and kiwis, lemons are a good source of vitamin C. They also contain other compounds that have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects, such as flavonoids and limonoids. Research has suggested that lemon juice hsa antimicrobial properties that can help to fight off infections.
When combined in a smoothie, these ingredients can create a delicious and nutritious drink that provides a wide range of immune-boosting benefits.
- 1/2-1 cup of water
- 1 scoop of Vanilla Phyto Perfect Protein + Superfoods protein powder
- ½ cup of orange juice
- 1/2 cup of chopped pineapple
- ½ cup of kiwi
- ½ teaspoon of fresh ginger
- ½ of a lemon - juiced
- Combine all ingredients except the protein powder and blend in a blender.
- Add the protein powder to the mixture and blend again for 15 seconds.
- Let the shake rest for 30-60 seconds.