Flu and cold season is officially here which means there’s a good chance you or someone around you will be sick over the coming months. But, you can void that whole bed-ridden, miserable existence by taking a few preventive steps. First, read our article on fending off the flu and cold. Second, immerse yourself in these incredible, detoxifying, immune-boosting juice recipes. Trust us, you’ll be glad you did. Here’s to a sickness-free holiday season!
Turmeric & Ginger
Turmeric is an incredible anti-inflammatory spice and ginger has long been used to fend off colds and infections. These two super ingredients combined pack a powerful punch in cold and flu prevention. We recommend drinking this tonic regularly. It’s incredible!
Vitamin C Bomb
We all know what Vitamin C does for our energy and immunity. During cold/flu season it’s especially important to get plenty of Vitamin C. Oranges, grapefruit, kiwi, and cherries have the highest amounts of Vitamin C of all fruits. Blend these super fruits together for a power-packed, flu preventing smoothie!1 orange 1/2 grapefruit 1/2 cup cherries (fresh or frozen) 1 kiwi
Super Green Chia Berry
Cruciferous greens (brocolli, cabbage, and cauliflower) combined with chia seeds and berries such as cherries, blueberries, raspberries and goji berries create a superfood meal that will detoxify your body and boost your immune system.1 ripe banana 1 cup blueberries, raspberries, cherries or goji berries 2 – 3 kale leaves, with stalks 1/2 cup cruciferous greens (leaves of broccoli, cauliflower or cabbage) 1 teaspoon chia seeds
Grapefruit Cayenne Juice Tonic
This tonic not only clarifies the body, but tastes delicious. Grapefruit boosts the metabolism while ginger, lemon, celery, and cayenne cleanses the body. Spinach and apple boosts immunity and adds B Vitamins, as well as Vitamin A, C, and K.1 grapefruit 1 apple 3 stalks of celery Handful of spinach 1 inch of ginger a dash of cayenne pepper 1/2 a lemon
This recipe is recommended by doctors and nutritionists for cleansing the liver. It contains dandelion greens which are known for detoxifying, aiding digestion, reduce swelling and inflammation, treating viruses, jaundice, edema, gout, eczema and acne. Dandelion greens are a lesser known super food that have 40% more Vitamin A and 70% more Vitamin K than broccoli.Handful of dandelion greens 1 green apple 2 inches ginger 1 lemon