Nobody can deny the role of the immune system in our body. This body’s defense mechanism works tirelessly to protect us from a myriad of illnesses.
But how can we help our immune system improve its performance?
The answer is simple: By providing it with certain nutrients, vitamins, and minerals that help to boost the overall performance of the human immune system. We can get these certain nutrients from a variety of foods.
To improve the impact certain nutrients have on our immune system, multiple healthy and useful ingredients are combined to make delicious meals. There are a lot of immune system boosting recipes available using which you can just gather your favorite ingredients and make a meal. It could be a power smoothie, a refreshing drink, a warm soup, or any main course dish. If you want to boost your immune system, you can also try these recipes and take your first step towards a healthy lifestyle.
In today’s article, we will share some healthy recipes that will surely contribute to better immune health. So, make sure you stick to the article till the end to learn these super easy and delicious recipes.
Healthy Coconut & Banana Smoothie
This recipe is full of healthy and nutritious ingredients. This smoothie is high in fiber, Vitamin C, and powerful antioxidants. Let’s get to the recipe:
- 50g Coconut Yogurt
- Half Ripe Banana
- ½ Tsp Honey
- ½ Tbsp. Oats
- 1.5 Tbsp. Milk (You Can Choose The One You Like)
- ¼ Tsp Ground Turmeric
- 1.5cm Piece Freshly Peeled Ginger
- 1 Tsp Lemon Juice
Firstly, take a high-speed blender and add coconut yogurt, milk, banana, turmeric, and the rest of the ingredients. Blend all the ingredients until a smooth texture is formed. You can also add ice (if you prefer cold) and blend again. Pour into smoothie glasses and serve.
Tasty Porridge with Blueberry Compote
This recipe is super healthy and full of healthy fibers that come from oats and blueberries. Let’s check out the recipe:
- 5 Tbsp. Porridge Oats
- 175g Fresh/Frozen Blueberries
- ¼ Cup Of Greek-Style Yogurt (No Fat)
- 1 Tsp Honey
Step 1 – Take a nonstick pan, put oats in it, and add 400 ml water. Cook this over medium-high flame for 2 minutes and stir occasionally until the oats are thick. Turn off the flame. Add 1/3 of yogurt to the oats.
Step 2 – Put blueberries in a pan and add honey with 1 tbsp. of water. Gently poach the blueberries until they are tender; defrosted but still in shape.
Step 3 – Take out the porridge into the porridge bowl, and top it with the remaining yogurt and those blueberries.
Yummy Spinach & Watercress Salad
This recipe is super healthy, and serves as a vital source of vitamin C. Let’s have a look at the recipe:
- 1 Medium Trimmed Watercress Bunch
- 1 Cup Spinach Leaves
- ½ Small Finely Sliced Red Onion
- ½ Squeezed Lemon Juice
- 1 Tbsp. Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
Mix olive oil and lemon juice together, and then season. Take a bowl, add spinach leaves, and sliced onion. Mix it and then drizzle the oil and juice seasoning. Toss the salad, and it’s done.
Here comes an end to the delicious recipes that will potentially boost your immune system. Once again, try these recipes today to make your immune system function efficiently. All these recipes contain immune system supporting ingredients such as coconut, banana, spinach, etc.